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National Great Rivers Museum

2 Lock and Dam Way, Alton, IL 62002

(618) 462-6979

Toll-Free: (877) 462-6979

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Hours of Operation

Open Wednesday - Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For group reservations, call (800) 258-6645

Overview

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The National Great Rivers Museum has a private space available for group meetings and corporate events. The full museum can also be reserved for larger after-hours events. The Museum is located on the Meeting of the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway at the Melvin Price Locks and Dam #26.

Adjacent to the regional bike trails and situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, this museum is dedicated to telling the story of the people, nature, and wildlife that have shaped the mighty river throughout history. The museum is packed with 20 highly interactive and computer animated exhibits that illustrate the impact of the Mississippi River on people and the region.

Amenities

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Attractions
General
  • Outdoor Picnic Area (covered):
  • Restrooms Onsite:

Location

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Meetings

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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Number of Rooms 3
Classroom
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
Theater
  • Theater Capacity: 110
Gallery
  • Banquet Capacity: 150