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Galena Welcome Center

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

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Galena Public Library

601 S. Bench St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.0200

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Handicap Accessible: Yes


This is not just a resource for information. This is a fun place with interesting activities, fascinating history and architecture and cool people with a wealth of knowledge about all things Galena.

*Mon.-Thu., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
*Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 
*Sun., closed.

Alfred Mueller Historical Collections Room
Mon.-Fri., 3-5 p.m.
*Sat., 12-4 p.m.
*Sun., closed.

Special Events

The Great American Solar Eclipse
June 27, 2017

Presented by Dr. Paul P. Sipiera,  planetary geologist, Planetary Studies Foundation

Informative session about the total solar eclipse ... more

Friends of the Galena Public Library Annual Pre-Owned Book Sale
July 28-29, 2017

The 2017 Friends of Galena Library pre-owned book sale will be held at the Galena Convention Center on Friday, July 28, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on ... more