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

    Explore Galena’s history and meet the spirits of Ulysses and Julia Grant in a hologram that welcomes guests to the museum where true national treasures, such as the “Peace in Union” painting, “General Grant on the Battlefield” painting, Flag from the Vicksburg Siege, a topographical map of Jo Daviess County, mining and Read more [...]