Programs

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BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES
12 PM the second Tuesday of each month, September – May

Join us during the lunch hour for a 45-minute program on a different topic each month. Bring a lunch and we will supply cookies and coffee. Registration is recommended and admission is $5 for adults, $3 for Museum Members.

EXHIBITION PROGRAMS
The museum offers several programs in the evenings and weekends to coordinate with the feature exhibition with guest speakers and portrayals of historic people.

GROUP PROGRAMS  
(Download our Group Program & Tour Brochure.)   
Have the Museum come to you!  The following 45-minute programs include a photographic display and stories from the archives presented by Museum staff.  Programs can also be given at the Museum.  $10/person, flat rate of $100 for groups of 10 or more.  *Can be adapted for ages 8 and up, followed by a child-friendly activity.  Call 630-232-4951 to book your Group Program.

About the Geneva History Museum
Learn about our services, programs, upcoming exhibitions and events.

Architecture*
Highlighting Geneva’s beautiful architecture.

Catalogue Homes
View many of the Geneva homes ordered and built from kits.

Famous Geneva
Famous people that have visited and residents who became famous.

Geneva Crimes & Criminals
The darker side of Geneva’s history from the 1800s to the present.

Hats Off to Geneva!*
The history of hats and Geneva’s millinery greats.

HerStory
Geneva women are responsible for many achievements.

Moved Houses*
How and why many homes have been moved.

Neighborhoods
Stories of buildings, homes and people that make Geneva special – Downtown Historic District, East & North of the River, and Northern Historic District.

Our Story*
Explore the early history of Geneva from Native Americans to the early settlers.

Public Art
Murals, statues and sculptures, the artists who created them and why.

GENEVA ON WHEELS
Explore Geneva in comfort and hear stories of people and places told by a personal guide of the Geneva History Museum.  Choose your transportation:  Museum staff can Hop On your tour bus, we can rent a 10-13 person High-Top Van or a 30-person Trolley and guide a 45-minute route of your choice.  Option to have tour end at The Little Traveler with a shopping coupon and a special lunch menu including beverage and dessert for an additional $9.95/person, and a Goodie Bag full of Geneva Shopping and Dining Offers.  
Choose your route: Architecture, Downtown Geneva’s Historic District, Historic Homes, Holiday Lights (December), or Pub Crawl.  Call 630-232-4951 to schedule your tour.

GUIDED WALKING TOURS
Museum staff offers guided walking tours with stories of the people and places of Geneva.  50% non-refundable downpayment required at time of booking.  Minimum 5 people, $10/person, includes admission to the Museum, and a Goodie Bag full of Geneva Shopping and Dining Offers.  Choose your route:  Architecture, Cemetery, or Downtown Historic District.  Call 630-232-4951 to schedule.

BIKE TOURS

Museum staff offers guided bike tours with stories of the people and places of Geneva.  50% non-refundable downpayment required at time of booking.  Minimum 5 people, $25/person with bike rental, $15/person with own bike, includes admission to the Museum, and a Goodie Bag full of Geneva Shopping and Dining Offers.

SELF-GUIDED WALKING TOURS
Take a Self-Guided Walking Tour of the Downtown Historic District highlighting 25 buildings with photos and brief history.  Available for purchase at the Museum Gift Shop in a paper booklet version for $2 a
nd also through the MustSee app on iPads and iPhones for $2.99.

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