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50th Annual Tour of Historic Galena Homes

Various Homes
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.9129

Event Dates

September 23-24, 2017


It’s a labor of love, really… this business of asking owners of Galena’s rich cache of historic buildings to open their homes to the public for an entire weekend. Yet every year, roughly a half dozen properties offer touring, giving lovers of history, quality American workmanship and even quirky ingenuity the opportunity to see why Galena’s 19th Century architecture and interiors are second to none.

What can possibly be done to celebrate the Tour’s 50th anniversary? Hmmm...

$18: 1 home tour.
-$36: 2 home tours.
-$54: 3 home tours.
-$72: 4 home tours.

Captain Bates House, 1203 Third Street.
-Aldrich House, 900 Third Street.
-Woodward House, 810 Park Avenue.
-Old Banking House, 403 S. Bench Street.
-Charles Merrick House, 905 Third Street.
-Galena & U.S. Grant Museum.

Purchase tickets here.
Download 2017 brochure and map here.