Galesburg, Illinois

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Galesburg, Illinois, USA

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  • Orpheum Theatre
    57 South Kellogg Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    309-342-2299, 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
    325 North Kellogg Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    309-344-2839, 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
    590 North Prairie Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    Located in the heart of the historical district
    309-343-2485, 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
    South Cherry and South Streets
    309-341-7757, 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
    313 East Third Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    309-342-2361, 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
    East Main and South Seminary Streets
    309-342-7061, 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
    114 East Main Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    309-342-7415, 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
    128 South Chambers, Galesburg, IL 61401
    309-343-1194, Visit this children's interactive and historical museum and give them a great learning experience. more info  map

  • Discovery Depot Children's Museum
    128 South Chambers Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    309-344-8876, 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
    211 South Seminary Street, Galesburg, IL 61401
    309-342-9400, 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
    1001 Michigan Avenue, Galesburg, IL 61401
    309-342-1181, Featured here are artifacts from the War of 1812 through Desert Storm. more info  map


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