Upcoming Events


The Galena & U.S. Grant Museum team works to bring history to the community through innovative, year-round programming. Our events are informative and entertaining, and they engage people of all ages in the dialogue of local, regional and national history.

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    Mar, 19

  • Play Ball! Special exhibit open to the public

    March 30 @ 9:00 am - December 31 @ 4:30 pm

    “Play Ball! Our Regional Story” drives home baseball’s story in our special exhibit, which is open through 2019. You’ll experience oral histories, research on local...

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    Jan, 18

  • Tour of Historic Galena Homes

    211 S. Bench Street

    September 28 - September 29

    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...

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    Sep, 18

  • The Other Side of the Anvil

    513 Bouthillier Street

    October 19 @ 9:30 am - October 20 @ 4:00 pm

    The Galena Historical Society’s Old Blacksmith Shop, in partnership with the Upper Midwest Blacksmith Association (UMBA) will present a special hands-on workshop titled “The...

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