Galesburg, Illinois

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Galesburg, Illinois, USA

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  • Orpheum Theatre 309-342-2299
    57 South Kellogg Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    Opened in 1916 as a Vandeville house, the Opheum Hosted many early stars of stage and screen. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Browning Mansion 309-344-2839
    325 North Kellogg Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    Built in 1867 this mansion has been restored to the 1886 Victorian era and decorated by the Galesburg Historical Society. more info  map

  • Lawrence House, The 309-343-2485
    590 North Prairie Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    Located in the heart of the historical district
    This Richardsonian Romanesque house, listed as a local, state and federal landmark, features a sandstone exterior, marble exterior columns, original beveled glass, three... more info  map

  • Old Main Knox College 309-341-7757
    South Cherry and South Streets
    The only remaining original building from the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates. This American Gothic architectural building is a National Landmark. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Carl Sandburg Historic Site 309-342-2361
    313 East Third Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    Located on the south side of Galesburg, across from a park and garden, this home is the birthplace of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Lincoln biographer Carl Sandburg. ... more info  map

  • Seminary Street Historic Commercial District 309-342-7061
    East Main and South Seminary Streets
    Historic buildings which were abandoned are now restaurants, distinctive specialty shops, bakery and wine stores, and an antiques mall. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Civic Art Center 309-342-7415
    114 East Main Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    Ten exhibits per year from regional shows to annual national competition, there is also an art gallery/shop and an educational program. more info  map

  • Discovery Depot 309-343-1194
    128 South Chambers, Galesburg, IL 61401
    Visit this children's interactive and historical museum and give them a great learning experience. more info  map

  • Discovery Depot Children's Museum 309-344-8876
    128 South Chambers Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    Located across the street from the Galesburg Amtrak Station and the Galesburg Railroad Museum, the Discovery Depot Children's Museum promotes "literacy, science,... more info

  • Galesburg Railroad Museum 309-342-9400
    211 South Seminary Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    The Galesburg Railroad Museum features a history of railroading in Galesburg since the CB&Q came to Galesburg in 1850's.  more info  map

  • Illinois Citizen Soldier Museum 309-342-1181
    1001 Michigan Avenue, Galesburg, IL 61401
    Featured here are artifacts from the War of 1812 through Desert Storm. more info  map


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