Annual Geneva Giving Trees
November 20-December 22

Our 18th century Créche
November 20-December 22

Annual Fundraiser

Thursday, December 13, 5-7 p.m.

GENEVA HISTORY MUSEUM 
Was Chosen by AASLH as their Stops Spotlight for 2018

GENEVA'S STORY: PHASE II 
Phase II of the Main Gallery Exhibition "Geneva's Story"

GET TO KNOW YOUR LOCAL MUSEUM

Geneva History Museum is passionate about collecting, preserving and educating the community about Geneva’s rich history. Explore award-winning exhibitions with rare artifacts, participate in fascinating programs, and find unique Geneva gifts. Belong to Geneva’s story by supporting the Museum!

CONTACT INFORMATION

113 South Third Street

Geneva, IL 60134

Phone: 630-232-4951

Email: info@genevahistorymuseum.org

Upcoming Events

Fox River Distilling Tours and Tastings Fundraiser

01/27/2019 2:30 pm - 01/27/2019 5:30 pm

VIP/Members Only Party "A Fox River Testimony: Selected Works of Joel Scheesley"

02/01/2019 6:00 pm - 02/01/2019 8:00 pm

St. Mark's Mural Mystery

02/12/2019 12:00 pm - 02/12/2019 1:00 pm

BELONG TO GENEVA'S STORY

The mission of the Geneva History Museum is to preserve and share Geneva's evolving story while inspiring and engaging the community. Join us!

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Geneva History Museum is to preserve and share Geneva’s evolving story while inspiring and engaging the community.

We will accomplish this by…

Collecting: Acquiring material on Geneva’s history in all forms from past to present.

Preserving: Caring for the artifacts in our collection for present and future generations.

Researching: Sharing our unique resources with researchers across the world.

Educating: Inspiring and engaging visitors through programs and exhibitions.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 11 A.M. - 4 P.M.

Wednesday: 11 A.M. - 4 P.M.

Thursday: 11 A.M. - 4 P.M.

Friday: 11 A.M. - 4 P.M.

Saturday: 11 A.M. - 4 P.M.

Sunday: Closed

OUR NEWS

Not a Teenager’s Typical Sunday Morning

In honor of Memorial Day, this article from the Museum’s archives was written by Charles T. Sehe, who grew up in Geneva, enlisted in the US Navy and survived the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. I do not need Memorial Day or Veteran’s Day observances to remind me of how war changes Veteran’s…
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Geneva Received National Publicity for RAMS – Geneva 1943

(Headline from The Geneva Republican Newspaper, May 7, 1943) Geneva is getting national publicity due to an organization which was formulated by Mrs. Edmond Raftery of The Little Traveler. The groups is known as the RAMS and means “Relieve A Man,” for war work or service is their aim. At the present time there are…
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Morell's Cleaners Opens – Geneva 1943

(Headline from The Geneva Republican Newspaper, May 7, 1943) Morrell’s Finer Cleaners today open a branch store in Geneva at 128 West State Street. Extensive remodeling transformed this location in the First National Bank building into a first class “cash and carry” office. Specially designed cases with fluorescent lighting have been installed throughout. The color…
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