National Great Rivers Museum

  • Museums | Museums/Galleries
  • Illinois
  • Illinois


Open daily from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Buses and tour groups welcome. Interactive exhibits and dam tours. 35 minutes north of downtown St. Louis.

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Recalling the history and people of the Mississippi River
Reviewed By Taylor B October 2016

My wife and I have visited the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa, and the National Great Rivers Museum in Alton, Illinois, so I think we have a pretty good understanding...

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History, Fun, and Educational
Reviewed By debrakgilles January 2017

I can't say enough about this place. I have only lived in the Grafton area for two years and I have been at the Lock and Dam six times. It's wonderful for learning. It's great for all ages. The...

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Great place to spend an hour or two along the Great River Road
Reviewed By prspt November 2016

A nice museum that educates visitors about the Mississippi River, history of the river, its importance as a transportation route, and the flora and fauna in the area. There is an informative movie...

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