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Galesburg Area Convention And Visitors Bureau

2163 E Main St, Galesburg, IL 61401-5434
+1 309-343-2485
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Nice building.

We went looking for winery information. We got that as well as some maps. We were the only ones... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Very Helpful

Great staff who want to answer your questions and share helpful information. They have loads of... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
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2163 E Main St, Galesburg, IL 61401-5434
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

We went looking for winery information. We got that as well as some maps. We were the only ones there. It's a nice building with lots of brochures. Pleasant lady.More

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William M, Manager at Galesburg Area Convention And Visitors Bureau, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for the review! We are proud of our Welcome Center. Our center is a great place to familiarize yourself with Galesburg & Knox County history. Our staff can answer all your questions about great places to eat, stay and enjoy our area. It's...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Great staff who want to answer your questions and share helpful information. They have loads of pamphlets from all over the state and the new IL highway dept map.

Thank MLH828
Reviewed 14 May 2017

They stock many of the state maps and state brochures for a majority of the 50 states, especially all the nearby states. They even have state maps for Vermont, Oregon, New Mexico, South Carolina, Florida, and many other states that are faraway.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This visitor center is surely a nice place to visit.The folks are helpful and give directions. I always stop in to get maps for my travels

Thank 719fredd
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We loved the big blue chair! It was a cute phot-op for the kids to climb on. We always find so many great things to do in Galesburg!

Thank packingham6189
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We stopped by the Visitor's Center based on the recommendation of my mom's friend. It was very well done. It had the things you expected in a visitor's center, but then it took it a step further and had displays of Ronald & Nancy Reagan,...More

1  Thank Susan E
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Not only do you find where the restaurants are and where the motels are but you learn about the incredible past Galesburg has had in forming this country. Galesburg is home of Carl Sandburg and Mr. Ferris, who invented the Ferris wheel, the underground railroad,...More

1  Thank plp852
Reviewed 30 September 2015

I needed flyers when I was teaching a class so I went to the visitors center to see what I could get. They were so helpful. I got a flyer for each student to use in class. They are always friendly and knowledgeable. I love...More

1  Thank Ellen A
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The center had lots of great information not only on Galesburg but also for many other states. The customer service rep was very friendly and eager to help.

1  Thank flinstones50
Reviewed 19 May 2015

If you are driving through, stop by for a cup of coffee, some conversation, directions, and brochures from the area and beyond. If you are local, this is the place to stop for travel planning with a lot of excellent materials and helpful staff. These...More

1  Thank LJC67
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22 May 2017|
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Response from William M | Property representative |
Railroad Days is celebrating 40 years as Galesburg's marque festival! June 22-25. Most of the events happen on June 24-25.