Events

NEW NAME, NEW LOGO... STILL TELLING GENEVA'S STORY!
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014 • 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
IT'S OUR 10TH ANNIVERSARY ON 3RD STREET
Join us at our open house as we celebrate this success.
See the unveiling of our Main Gallery
Geneva's Story
GET TO KNOW YOUR LOCAL MUSEUM
Explore Geneva's best community and cultural institution. FREE event open to all!  No reservations required!
11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Various kids activities including Make Your Own Windmill. Educational Activities exploring Geneva's history.
11:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Behind the scenes look at the Museum's collection. Private group tours taking place every half hour.
1:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. Premiere of The History of the Fox River in Geneva, IL Video by David Phyfer of Stage Fright Productions
2:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. Program and book signing with author Adam Gibbons. Founders & Early History of Geneva, Kane County, Illinois

 

Audio Walking Tour

Now available for iPhone & iPads!
Connect with Geneva's history right from your iPhone or iPad - anytime - day or night.  Take a self-guided walking tour of the Central Historic District on the MustSee mobile audio guide application.  The MustSee app is free to download from iTunes "Geneva History Center's Self Guided Walking Tour of the Central Historic District, Geneva IL"

The Geneva History Center Self-Guided Audio Tour costs $2.99 as an in-app purchase with all proceeds to benefit our independent non-profit museum.

As you stroll, discover at your own pace, Geneva's renowned and picturesque buildings!

Special thanks to David Phyfer of Stage Fright Productions and Jon Lindenberg for audio and voice production.

Crèche Luncheon

12:45 p.m., Thursday, December 12 and Saturday, December 14, 2013

A celebration of the magnificent 18th century Neapolitan nativity set purchased by Kate Raftery of the Little Traveler where it was displayed each Christmas since 1930.

Our Bencini Room is transformed both days with tables beautifully decorated by volunteers using their own dishes and lunch is served by local male “celebrities”.  The afternoon concludes with Christmas carols and a raffle to win unique Geneva items.  Proceeds from the luncheons benefit the History Center and help in the ongoing restoration of the Créche.  Make your reservation now: Thursday, December 12 or Saturday, December 14.