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Stoned Art Studio
Professionally guided photography tours of the tri-state area. Printing/framing services available. Studio gallery displaying photographs by Henry Matthiessen, III.
P.T. Murphy Magic
"Galena's #1 Attraction!" – from TripAdvisor in 2013 & 2014. Enjoy the illusions hosted by critically acclaimed magician P.T. Murphy. The setting for the mystery is P.T. Murphy's private 24-seat theatre located at 204 Hill St., just 39 steps west of Hill and Main Streets in the heart of historic downtown Galena, IL. P.T. Murphy believes in magic. It's his job. He will entertain, mystify and inspire you to believe! P.T. is known for his personable style, mischievous sense of humor and sophisticated sleight of hand that the Chicago Reader called "An evening that shows magic to its best advantage, up close and personal!"
Galena Center for the Arts
Celebrating regional art in its many forms: special exhibits, performances, regional artwork gallery, photography from the historic Alfie Mueller collection.
Outside the Lines Art Gallery
A retail gallery specializing in original art and fine craft from more than 100 U.S. artists.
Rustic River Finds, Inc.
Rustic River is a collection of handcrafted jewelry, specialty beads, Vintaj & unique finds. Our shop is inspired by nature.
Elizabeth History Museum
Tour the Elizabeth History Museum and view more than four thousand local history artifacts on lead mining; the Apple River Fort; Elizabeth businesses, schools and veterans.
Pottery demonstrations Saturday, 2-4 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-noon. Watch the magic of throwing.
High atop a wooded hill, overlooking the Mississippi River, sits Carroll County's grandest mansion. Experience a guided tour of this six story, 63 room, hilltop home of Mr. & Mrs. Alan St. George. An amazing 2.5 hour tour featuring original art work and sculptures. Alan and Adrienne St. George spent over 30 years perfecting this castle of American Aristocracy which is now open to the public. Available for tours, weddings, events and receptions. Call for reservations.
Phat Quarters, Inc.
A quilt shop offering more than 2,000 bolts of fabric, patterns, notions, classes, Horn cabinets and Bernina sewing machines/products.
Raven's Grin Inn
At this real haunted house, built in 1870, you'll hear about the inn's spooky history on a tour that takes you through the twists and turns of this creepy building.
Country Crafts & Sports
Located in the old Stanley Theatre, find heritage lace, sports memorabilia, crafts, collectibles, Webkinz, personalized items and many seasonal treasures.
Galena Convention Center
Special events, shows and auctions are held at this convention center that features a large dance floor and antique Art Deco bar.
The Corner Stone
Galena's hottest nightlife! Great place to relax with friendly staff and locals. Featuring live music Wednesday – Sunday all year! Full bar with more than 60 different beers, plus wine, martinis and cocktails.
Stockton Heritage Museum
Stockton Heritage Museum is a not-for-profit entity dedicated to the preservation and teaching of Stockton area history. Discover exhibits on the Chicago Great Western Railroad, model trains, history of Kraft Foods, and Stockton-area history exhibits.
Timber Lake Playhouse
Illinois' oldest continuously-running professional summer stock theatre. Live performances June-August. Reservations required. Children's program July-August.
Fiber Wild! - Galena's Knit Shop
Extensive selection of yarns, unique patterns, tools and books for knitters and crocheters. Handmade finished knitwear for the whole family.
Lena Water Tower
Built in 1896, the 100-foot-tall tower is believed to be one of only three in Illinois of similar construction, and has become the symbol of the Village of Lena.
Woodbine Glass Museum and Gift Shop
Museum displays 4,020 pieces of hand-blown glass, including contemporary and antique work from many countries. Gift shop.
Galena & U.S. Grant Museum
Discover Ulysses S. Grant, one of the most celebrated Generals of the Civil War and United States President, in this museum bearing his name. Featuring ‘Ghosts of the Grants’ hologram, Civil War exhibits, 1830s lead mine shaft. Book/gift shop. Galena merchandise.
Christmas on the North Side Craft Show
This 11th annual craft show over 25 crafters offering primatives, jewelery, basket weaving, loom weaving, quilted items, florals, wreaths, painting and more.
Visit this delightful kitchen store full of artisan-quality, handmade, wooden spoons, spatulas, spurtles and other kitchen products all made on site.
Ink & Stamp with Sue
Galena's original paper and ink art store. Rubberstamps, scrapbooking supplies, inspired gifts & art décor. Enjoy classes and free demos.
Janet Checker Studio
Original pastels, oil paintings, note cards, posters. Specializing in figurative art, portraits, land and seascapes. Commissions accepted. Classes, workshops.
Ink & Paper
Unique, fun gifts for all ages and occasions. Located in historic downtown Stockton, five blocks south of US Hwy 20.
Glass studio nestled in the hills offers a shopping experience. Local glass artists at work using lampwork and fusing techniques.
Full service florist with lots more. Stuffed animals, candles, angels, home decor, photo frames, plants, balloons, and custom designs.
George Bookless Studio
Your wedding marks a turning point in your lives. Make pictures of the event so you can remember and cherish the moment. Phone for details.
Eshelman Pottery is contemporary, functional red stoneware utilizing glazed and unglazed surfaces for a visual and tactile contrast.
Hello Galena! is a gallery featuring 65 artists selling and demonstrating artwork. Jewelry, pottery, stained glass, paintings, photography, wooden toys/pens, purses, more! Events, demonstrations & classes.
Carl Johnson's Gallery
I still paint on-site...and travel. Purchase original watercolors and etchings here in Galena. Reproductions available on our website.
Skidmore Art Gallery
Skidmore Art Gallery original artwork by professional artist Mark Skidmore. See artists at work. Art classes for all ages.
Galena Trolley Depot Theater
Check out live performances in 135-seat, creatively renovated theater. Call for information. Rent theater for private events.
Unique, one-of-a-kind handmade crafts & gifts by Galena artists. Handmade jewelry, home & garden décor, Galena treasures and more.
Apple River Canyon Photography
Photographer Larry Backe specializes in families, pets and seniors. Commercial also available. Visit his studio and gallery. Portraits by appointment.
Affordable Fine Art of Galena
An artist studio and gallery exhibiting more than 80 contemporary original paintings. Artists were "Chicago Artists of the Year" 2009-2011.
The Milagro Studio
Contemporary gold/silver jewelry, precious/semi-precious stones, hand wrought on premises.
Field of Dreams - DeSoto House Hotel
An Iowa farmer is inspired to build a baseball field on his farm after he hears a voice that tells him, "If you build it, he will come." Once built, the field is visited by the ghosts of Shoeless Joe Jackson and other Chicago Black Sox players who were banned from the game for throwing the 1919 World Series. A nighttime street scene was filmed in Illinois in front of the historic DeSoto House Hotel in Galena, which dates back to 1855 and served as the presidential campaign headquarters for Ulysses S. Grant.
Galena Artisan Center
Mix of jewelry, photography, pottery, stained glass and items made by 60+ local/Midwest artists. Tapestry and table runners too.
The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design
This satellite facility of the international museum features contemporary art, architecture and photography from around the world.
Old Stockade on the Cobblestone Street
Used as a refuge for women and children of the Galena area during the Blackhawk War of 1832, the Old Stockade brings Galena's earliest history to life in this 1820's log building. Come, share!
The Old Blacksmith Shop
Authentic 1897 blacksmith shop with working forges. Original tools/equipment and an on-site historian. Gift shop: Galena-forged items.
Countryside Tours, Inc.
On this adventure we will be taking you to a couple of the most hidden gems that are secrets of the locals. We provide a tour experience like no other. You will enjoy a winery, an 1840's general store/train depot and more! This is no ordinary tour of Galena. So check out our calendar and book a trip with us now. It is sure to be one like no other. Don’t Forget! Custom tours are available
MANGELSEN - Images of Nature Gallery
Located on Galena's historic Main Street, this gallery features the award-winning nature photography of Thomas D. Mangelsen. They showcase more than 150 limited edition and artist proof prints.
1876 Banwarth House and Museum
A fascinating, hands-on experience awaits! Join period interpreters on a journey through the fine Victorian home of Charles Banwarth.
Stone House Pottery & Gallery
Stone House Pottery & Gallery has much to offer visitors. Gallery openings, demonstrations and 2-day Glaze & Graze classes are bound to keep participants entertained. Functional and decorative pottery, tiles, figurative bronzes, featuring area artists work, as well.
Galena Clay Works
You'll find handmade functional wares and sculptural forms at Galena Clay Works. Pottery is made and sold at this funky two-story studio - from cups to crazyware, sculpture and Galena pottery.
West Street Sculpture Park
Wander through this outdoor gallery of large steel sculptures by award-winning local artist John Martinson. On-site metal studio. Open daily.
Unique hand-thrown stoneware pottery, studio and gallery. See website for information. Daily demonstrations and classes. Open daily.
Galena Main Street Walking Tours with General Grant
Partake in an one-hour tour with one of Galena's most notable citizens, General Ulysses S. Grant, and explore the historic highlights of this award-winning Main Street. The tour also features the 'Field of Dreams' movie locations that were captured in downtown Galena. Reservations are not required to join in the tour.
Chicago Great Western Railway Depot Museum
Experience railroading during its glory days at a former link for the Chicago Great Western Railway from Chicago, Illinois to Oelwein, Iowa by taking a tour through our extensive collection of railway memorabilia. See a full-size caboose, both G-scale and HO-scale operating model railroads and artifacts of northwestern Illinois railroads.
Galena Trolley Tours
City tours of Galena, tour of homes and nightly ghost tour. Group services and charters. Original tour company since 1988.
Miss Kitty's Grape Escape
Located in the heart of downtown Galena, this is a great place to relax and unwind. Enjoy wine, specialty martinis and craft beers. Live music on Fridays and Saturdays, Bloody Mary bar Saturdays and Quiz Show Sundays. Gourmet apps until 1 a.m.
Galena Carriage Co.
Historic carriage rides, dinner rides, "romance and roses" rides. Friday-Saturday evenings, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Seasonal sleigh rides. Reservations recommended.
Apple River Fort State Historic Site
Apple River Fort State Historic Site, located in Elizabeth, Illinois, is the site of one of the battles fought during the Black Hawk War. Black Hawk and his 200 warriors attacked the hastily erected fort on June 24, 1832. His story and that of the early settlers are told.