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Old Market House State Historic Site
123 N. Commerce St.
Galena, IL 61036
9a.m. – 5p.m. Daily

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The Old Blacksmith Shop

245 Commerce St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.1893
Fax: 815.777.9131

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Handicap Accessible: Yes


Authentic 1897 blacksmith shop with working forges. Original tools and equipment. On-site historian. Gift shop: Galena-forged items.

Ever wanted to learn how to forge metal? Now you can. Book a one on one metal smith session with an experienced blacksmith. Create a custom piece to take home, call and ask for Ray Werner to make a reservation - 815.777.9129. Pricing varies based on custom order and skill set.

May-October, Fri. - Mon. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.