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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A pretty route
Reviewed By Teri M November 2017

This road is fairly quiet. We like starting at Alton (after lunch at State Street Market Cafe and visiting a few shops). It’s a lovely route to enjoy the river during each season, and especially fun...

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Gresat place for winter eagle-watching
Reviewed By strawberryblonde1950 February 2017

When it's very cold, eagles can often be seen around the lock & dam area, and in the trees on the highway nearby. The museum itself is well-done, with many exhibits.

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Reviewed By Cardzfan1 November 2016

Lots of very good information from the Locks and Dam to the Eagles that are in the area. Docents have lots of great information,

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