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Geneva History Center


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The Geneva History Center gives history and highlights from Geneva's founding archives in 1831. Exhibits present engaging, three - dimensional history lessons by combining research, artifacts and archives with expert design and informative commentary. The History Center's main exhibit is: Greetings From Geneva: a trip through history. The new Geneva History Center features our first professionally designed permanent exhibit, as well as galleries for traveling exhibits. The interactive permanent exhibit introduces local history to newcomers and offers interesting details for those already familiar with the town's development.


Admission: Free Admission
Hours: Tues - Sat: 11 am - 4 pm Sun: 12 - 4 pm (April to December)
Address: 113 S. 3rd Street
Phone: 630-232-6069
Our Email: GHC@genevahistorycenter.org
Our Website:www.genevahistorycenter.org

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