|Ryan Mansion Bed and Breakfast
|Galena's Finest & Largest Historic Mansion Built in 1876
|11373 West US Highway 20
|Galena's Largest and Finest Bed and Breakfast Inn.
The hotel lodging of choice in the Bed and Breakfast City of Galena Illinois.
Just 2 miles to the historic downtown of Galena Illinois
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11373 West US Highway 20, Galena, Illinois 61036
Copyright 2007-2013 Ryan Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn / Bill & Wendy Heiken. All rights reserved.
|Galena's Largest & Finest Historic Mansion on a Country Estate
and 2nd location for
Miss Annie's Academy of Victorian Arts
|The Ryan Mansion was built in 1876 by James M. Ryan.
When you enter for an overnight stay you may be greeted by the Ryan's Butler.
|Original Imported Hand Made
Ruby Glass Windows
oriented to the Summer Solstice,
Spring Equinox and Fall Equinox.
|A Glimpse of one of many Parlors
|The backstairs leading from the first floor to the third
A third stairway leads from the Ballroom
to the 4th floor Belvedere.
The Victorian Ballroom has nearly 10 foot ceilings and
room for the Virginia Reel.
|The Ryan Mansion
was built with 12 marble fireplaces
all fired with coal,
there are still 9 fireplaces
|In the News:
Take a trip to
|A Celtic Tradition
The Ryan Mansion was
designed and oriented to the
Summer Solstice and Fall
Equinox. There are two
windows as shown to the
right that line up at sunrise
on the day of the Summer
At the Fall Equinox the
afternoon sun shines
through a second story
window, then through the
space formed by the
handrail of the main
stairway, then through the
ruby glass to finally cast a
ruby light on the newel post
of the back stairway
for 3 minutes.
|When the sun rises on and near the Summer
Solstice it shines through the Ruby glass and
casts a ruby light through the crystal of the
entrance chandler then on the front door.