Geneva Visitor Guide 2021

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MUSEUMS & TOURS Fabyan Villa Museum & Japanese Garden

630-377-6424 1925 S. Batavia Avenue/ Fabyan Forest Preserve This Frank Lloyd Wright redesigned house contains the Fabyan estate’s collection of Asian artifacts, natural history specimens, original furniture and more! The estate was also involved in codebreaking that impacted both World Wars, and pioneering research and development in acoustics. Explore the historic Japanese Garden and enjoy the tranquil blend of nature and design. Both sites are open May-September. Check the website for hours. Private tours available by appointment.


630-840-3000 Pine Street & Kirk Road, Batavia Fermilab is America’s particle physics and accelerator laboratory. We offer free, drop-in guided tours every Monday at 1 pm. Enjoy the running paths and bison herd and then see our indoor exhibits in both Wilson Hall and the Lederman Science Center. Government-issued photo ID is required.

Geneva History Museum 630-232-4951 113 S. Third Street MAP C3 In the heart of downtown, the Geneva History Museum offers Exhibitions, Research Services, Collections, Archives and a Gift Shop for Souvenirs. Tours and Educational Programs are offered regularly and can also be scheduled privately for groups.

Penrose Brewing Company 630-232-2115 509 Stevens Street MAP L Learn more about the craft beers that Penrose Brewing creates. Get a behind-the-scene tour of their facility in Geneva, sample one of their beers and take home a souvenir glass. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance.

Viking Ship

331-248-1903 528 East Side Drive The Viking is an exact, 78 foot replica of an ancient Viking ship discovered in Norway in 1880. Hand built in 1893, she sailed from Bergen, Norway to become a star attraction of the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Open monthly for public tours by Viking-clad guides starting April 17. Visit the ship’s website for information.