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Geneva History Museum

113 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2721
+1 630-232-4951
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A really great museum.

We have never seen a small-town history museum quite as advanced and interesting as this one. Not... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Colin C
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Geneva, Illinois
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Nice Place To Visit

This was a nice little place to visit. I learned some interesting bits of information. It's a nice... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Shelly C
,
Morton Grove, Illinois
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Located in the heart of downtown on Third Street, the Geneva History Museum is a non-profit museum offering a permanent Geneva history exhibition "Geneva's Story", a feature gallery for traveling exhibitions, research facilities, climate controlled storage for collection and artifacts, gift shop and a meeting room.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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113 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2721
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We have never seen a small-town history museum quite as advanced and interesting as this one. Not only do they have a permanent exhibit that details the history of this lovely small town, they have temporary exhibits that are unique and fun. Add to that...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This was a nice little place to visit. I learned some interesting bits of information. It's a nice way to spend some time.

Thank Shelly C
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I like that the Museum is located right on Third Street, Geneva's shopping street. The people who run the museum are really wonderful people, and know so much about Geneva. I especially like the gift shop.

Thank sharicb
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We were attracted to the museum by the fun outdoor fire/warming center with benches. There was a clear and interesting display on the history of the Fox Valley area and also turn of the century builders, etc. A must see for newcomers to the area...More

Thank Stewfamily
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Great tour and great docent. Very interesting photos and stories. Kept my attention throughout. Now we will be looking for signs when we visit again.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We went when they were having a luncheon was catered We bought the sweatshirts Cooler day. People inside very friendly

Thank fificody
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Take the time to walk through the Geneva History section and also to see the special exhibit that is going on while you are there. The gift shop has lots of local treats from 1.00 to 60.00. The staff is very helpful as are the...More

Thank Granni1
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stop in for local history, interesting rotating exhibits, and a great gift shop. It's right in the heart of the Geneva 3rd Street shopping district. The staff is wonderful.

Thank Stetson K
Reviewed 26 April 2016

If you are interested in the history of Geneva and the surrounding area this is a great place to visit. They have a section of the museum dedicated to local history and also other areas dedicated to rotating exhibits. I took my two boys to...More

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 26 October 2015

A slice of Americana in one of the oldest, established towns in Illinois. The rotating exhibits are, at turns, educational, sobering, amusing, but always satisfying. Further, the archivists on staff have a plethora of documents related to the architectural gems in the area.

Thank SusanRyanPhoto
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