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The Dowling House, Galena

(3.2/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • We were disappointed that it was not open but we look forward to visiting next time we're in town! Galena is a must see tourist town!  more »
  • Didn't think this would be much of a tour, but was wrong! Very good historical info, giving us a view of our past and what it was like!  more »
  • This was our first stop on a last minute decision of taking a trolley tour to see the sights! Glad we did!! Very unique 1st home in Galena with wonderful tour guide. Highly recommend taking time to se...  more »
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  • This attraction has very limited hours, and it's a very short tour. I thought the house was very interesting, the history behind it was something I've been interested in for a couple of years now. The tour was pretty bland and the tour guide was less than entertaining. I don't usually give bad reviews, I always look for a silver lining. I'm hard pressed to find one here though. No pictures because the flash could damage the antiques? I don't think so. We weren't allowed to investigate any of the structure, and the tour guide is weird. The entire tour lasted perhaps 20 minutes, and I have a strange feeling there was much more history to that place than we were presented.
  • I enjoyed the tour of the oldest house in Galena. It is definitely worth a stop.