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

  • Walk with General Grant

    July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Every Saturday May through October! No one knows downtown like our own General Grant. He’s more than happy to take you and your family...

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  • 30

    Jan, 18

  • Heroes for History Stair Challenge

    211 S. Bench Street

    September 7

    Heroes for History Stair Challenge The Heroes for History Stair Challenge ” is a 5K competitive run/fun walk with Galena’s iconic Green Street stairs...

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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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