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Vinegar Hill Historic Lead Mine & Museum

Guided tours include a walk into the mine, and the museum features a wide variety of lead, ore samples and mining tools. Admission: adults $5, students $2.50, children under five free. Hours: 9-5 daily June-August; weekends only May, September & October. Tour time: 30 minutes.

Location: 8885 N. Three Pines Rd., Galena Illinois 61036 Telephone 815-777-0855

Other History nearby:
Belvedere Mansion
Dyer-Botsford Historical House
Galena/Jo Daviess County Hist. Society
(East Dubuque)
Gramercy Park
National Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame
Old Market House State Historic Site

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