Curiosity Museum
301 E. Broadway Street, Alton IL 62002
(618) 465-3200
(618) 465-3200 PHONE

Illusions, ghost hunting kits, Victorian Vampire Killing kits and more are featured at the new Curiosity Museum, based in Alton's historic Mineral Springs Hotel. From robots that watch you wander through the displays to the curious world of quack medicine, there is a bit of everything in this 1,500 square foot museum dedicated to the just plain weird. Included in the space is the Historic Museum of Torture Devices, which showcases displays of torture devices from around the world. Pictures and written explanations are part of this self-guided tour.


Admission is $6 per person.

No Smoking     

Hours of Operation

Saturday - Sunday: Noon to 4:00 p.m. uses cookies to ensure that we provide you with the best browsing experience. By continuing to use the site, we will retain your current cookie settings.