Join the Museum
When you become a member, you ensure that the rich cultural history of our area is safeguarded for future generations.
To tell the unique story of Galena, Jo Daviess County, and the Northwest Driftless Area to local, regional, and national audiences.
To operate a museum and related sites and to make educational programming and the collections accessible through traditional and contemporary methods.
To enrich lives by connecting people to the distinctive heritage of Galena, Jo Daviess County, and the Northwest Illinois Driftless Area.
Benefits of all levels of membership:
Membership card for free museum admission
Invitations to members-only events, including previews of upcoming exhibits
The Miners' Journal, our quarterly newsletter
10% discout at the museum gift shop (exludes "Made in Galena" items)
Click Here to view the membership brochure and see the benefits that accompany each level of membership.
Levels of Membership
Single Adult Membership-$30
Student/Military - $15
Senior Couple - $35
Military Family - $30
Blacksmith-$250: All of the above, plus an additional two free guest tickets with each museum visit (total of four).
Steamboat Captain-$500: All of the above benfits, plust one private museum tour for the members and four guests, and 10% off "Made in Galena" gift shop items.
Galena General-$1000: All of the above benefits, plust an additional two free guest tickets with each museum visit (total of six), 10% off "Made in Galena" gift shop items, an added behind-the-scenes "white glove" demonstration during your private guided museum tour, and two free admission tickets to the event of your choice (some restrictions apply).
Business Membership-$100: Includes all of the standard membership benefits plus three extra membership cards, free one-time admission for all staff members, ten free museum admission tickets to hand out to clients, and rack card space as one of our partnering businesses.
Not-For-Profit Organization - $20