Belvedere Mansion

1008 Park Ave.
Galena, IL 61036- Map It
(815) 777-0747

AAA Editor Notes

Belvedere Mansion, 1008 Park Ave., was built in 1857 by J. Russell Jones, a steamboat owner and ambassador to Belgium. The 22-room Italianate mansion contains decorative arts, items from Liberace's estate, draperies from “Gone With the Wind” and period furnishings. Formal gardens also are on the grounds. Guided tours are available.
$12, $6 (ages 6-12). Combination ticket with Dowling House $17; $7 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Guided tours are given daily 11-4 (also Sat. 4-5), mid-May to mid-Nov. Last tour begins 30 minutes before closing.