- The list below includes 69 free or cheap things to do in or near New Glarus, Wisconsin, including 58 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Walking Trails, Bowling and Mini Golf.
- From Sugar River Trail to New Glarus Woods State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in New Glarus and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Middleton, Madison and Monroe.
Constructed in 1860, the Grant Home State Historic Site is the former residence of former General and President Ulysses S. Grant. Tours are offered to see historic furnishings and memorabilia that reflect the life of Grant within the home.
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A brick mansion built in 1858 is home to the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society containing over 6,000 square feet of exhibit space. Enjoy the original oil painting depicting Lee's surrender to Grant, Civil War weaponry, and lead mining exhibit.
Galena Trolley Tours offer an affordable, family friendly narrated tour through the hills and valleys of historic Galena. Enjoy a complementary bag of popcorn while the kids ride free on the open air, San Francisco style replica trolleys.
Offering scenic tours aboard classic 1940's San Francisco style trolleys, Tri State Travel Trolley Tours in Galena, IL sheds some light on Galena's most prominent historical structures. This informational tour also provides insight on local history.
The magical cabaret show called P.T. Murphy Magic is held seven days a week for matinees and evening shows. The intimate magic theater offers a dark and mysterious setting for illusions and tricks with a twist of mischievous humor.
Featuring works from artist Thomas Mangelsen, Images of Nature is an art gallery filled with photographs of picturesque nature scenes. These pictures include scenic landscapes, animals in their natural habitat, and numerous others.
Often called the 'Downton Abbey' of Galena, the Belvedere Mansion and Gardens is an essential visit for fans of the Civil War era. Guided tours run from May through November and visitors are also encouraged to enjoy the property's pristine gardens.