Adult Programs

The Geneva History Center offers a wide variety of programs for adults, including the Brown Bag Lunch Series and a number of walking tours. Presentations are approximately one hour long.

Please visit our calendar to register for our programs. Walk-ins are welcome.

Brown Bag Lunch Series

Join us for the Brown Bag Lunch Series which runs from September through May. We meet on the second Tuesday of every month at Noon.  Each presentation will take place in the Community Room at the Geneva History Center, 113 South Third Street, in the heart of Geneva’s historic downtown.

Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for GHC members and students.  Cookies and coffee are provided and participants are encouraged to bring their lunch.

Walking Tours

Having a family reunion, guests coming to town or just wanting  to learn more about Geneva’s early history?  Discover Geneva by booking a special guided tour with a knowledgeable museum guide who leads you on an engaging walk through some of  the community’s most historic and picturesque neighborhoods. Be sure to  dress for the weather and bring water.  If you prefer to sit back and relax in the comfort of a chair, all of the walking tours are available as PowerPoint presentations. In addition, bus tours are available for all walking tours, but you must provide the bus.

Group tours are available on request.  Contact us at 630-232-4951 for rates.

Self-Guided Walking Tours

The Geneva History Center now has Self-Guided Walking Tours of the Downtown Historic District available for $2 each.  The booklet guides the walker to 25 different historic buildings and homes around town and provides a bit of information about each location.  Stop by to pick up your booklet today!

The walk takes about 45 minutes and starts at the Geneva History Center including the area from First Street to Fifth Street in the Central Historic District.  The best part is that you can go at your own pace and time.

Coming soon - a mobile app tour that anyone can access from their smartphone or tablet!