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Peace of the Past

408 S. Main and 217 N. Main, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-2738
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Love Antiques . . .especially Books!

Just love Babar the Elephant, especially capturing the art of all the works. Peace of Mind has a... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
Debbie P
,
Monroe
via mobile
Nice to see appreciation for things of the past

Nice antique shop was very busy the day we stopped in. That you don't usually see much these days... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2018
sandra n
,
Lemont, Illinois
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408 S. Main and 217 N. Main, Galena, IL 61036
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+1 815-777-2738
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"antique stores"
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"north main street"
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"world war ii"
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"pottery"
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"collectibles"
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Just love Babar the Elephant, especially capturing the art of all the works. Peace of Mind has a terrific selection of all types of surprises, love to make it a regular stop when I get back to town. Books are definitely one of there specialties....More

Thank Debbie P
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Nice antique shop was very busy the day we stopped in. That you don't usually see much these days, but Galena is such a great town and very busy with visitors that they have a great location and are very lucky to have the foot...More

Thank sandra n
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Prepare to step back in time! I always stop here when in town. Large collection of books to browse thru. Many antiques including some great dresser/cabinets

Thank Peasandquiet2
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

There are two locations for Peace of the Past antique stores in Galena, Illinois. It figures. When Bill Karberg opened up his original store in 1992, he didn't dream it would become the success that it has. So he opened another. Visit both of them,...More

Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

We have purchased a few pieces from the past that have turned into conversation pieces in our home. We have picked up an old (1920's) chest of drawers that we now have in our bathroom as a vanity - added a vessel sink. We saw...More

Thank Vanessa G
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I found this store to be ok but the one went to was mostly books I don't know it'll the other one was more antiques because they didn't open until later and we decided not to return due to the disappointment...

Thank Stephanie G
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

Peace of the Past has 2 stores in Galena. Both are worth taking a little time to look around. My daughter and I love this type of place. My daughter was real pleased to find a book she had been looking for for quite some...More

Thank jeepsong
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Reviewed 15 April 2015

The proprietor owns two antique stores in Galena. Every time we have been there we receive knowledgeable service. There are many finds in either location. If you are looking for something special and you don't see it, just ask! Great place to pick up some...More

Thank Burns57777
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Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

Really great and worthy of a visit, if only just to look round, but preferably to buy. Really interesting and something for the wife and the long suffering husband. Recommended.

Thank eel p
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Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

This is the kind of shop where each time I entered (and there were several) I noticed things I had previously missed. Real treasure trove.

Thank Arthur D
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