National Great Rivers Museum

  • Museums Museums/Galleries
  • Illinois
  • Illinois

This U.S. Army Corps of Engineers museum tells the story of the Mississippi River and the locks and dams system. Interactive exhibits, theatre presentations, tours and gift shop. FREE

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Quick and free stop if in Alton
Reviewed By Big_bro_1_usa March 2021

Free, easy quick stop; free tours that are scheduled; simple museum ; nice docents, plenty of parking.

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Telling the story of the Mississippi River
Reviewed By Taylor B October 2019

The National Great Rivers Museum is one of 11 planned visitors centers operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that tells the story of the Mississippi River. Located on the Great River Road...

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Free outing for kids
Reviewed By romancereader2002018 November 2018

Good place for younger kids to get an understanding of their environment my youngest was two and she still asks to go back

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