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. The Larry Bell, Jr. Collection features 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 District Building.

  • 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