The Old Blacksmith Shop

245 Commerce Street
Galena, IL 61036

Phone: 815.777.1893

Hours of Operation:
Friday-Monday 10am-4pm (May-October)

Filled with tools and equipment from its 100 year history. While the shop is a museum, forges are totally operable and blacksmiths are on duty during the season. Check out our well-stocked gift shop filled with things made by our blacksmiths and also our local foundry, and they do beautiful custom work i.e., beautiful fireplace sets to complement the style of your home. Come watch the sparks fly at the Old Blacksmith Shop!


Adults: $5.00
Family: $15.00
Under 10: Free

Blacksmith Rich Tickner at work at the Belden School.

Custom Fireplace Sets from the forge of the Old Blacksmith Shop