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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    Aug, 19

  • Walk with General Grant Tour

    October 19 @ 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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    Aug, 19

  • Walk with General Grant Tour

    October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    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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    Oct, 19

  • U.S. Grant Birthday Weekend

    211 S. Bench Street

    April 17, 2020 - April 19, 2020

    Each year the museum celebrates the birthday of Galena’s favorite citizen, Civil War hero and our 18th president, Ulysses S. Grant. Did you know...

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