Tag: History Museum

  • Elizabeth History Museum

    Local history exhibits on lead mining; the Apple River Fort; Elizabeth businesses, schools, and veterans. Open on weekends May – October; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Group Tour/Motorcoach Group Capacity: 45 People Group Reservations Required Open Year-Round for Groups by Appointment

  • Hanover Historical Society

    The museum provides an in-depth look at items related to the history of the village of Hanover. New in 2016! The Larry Bell, Jr. Collection featuring 1,000 Native American artifacts collected over 45 years, 70% which were found at the Wapello Site south of Hanover. Located inside the Hanover Park read more

  • Chicago Great Western Railway Depot Museum

    The Depot museum is located in a former Chicago Great Western Railway station and focuses on the railroads of Northwest Illinois. Thousands of railroad artifacts are displayed in the museum’s collection. Step inside a full-size Milwaukee Road caboose. Numerous N-scale, HO-scale and G-scale model railroads operate inside the museum. Open read more

  • Galena & U.S. Grant Museum

    The Museum is located in an 1858 Italianate mansion built as a private residence by Galena merchant Daniel Barrows and was sold in 1922 to the International Order of the Odd Fellows to be converted into a lodge/community building. The Museum features over 6,000 square feet of exhibit space on read more