Museums & Attractions

The Great River Road in Illinois National Scenic Byway is a historic drive filled with many treasures such as an ancient Native American city, an 18th century French fort and a town filled with 100-year-old architecture. Follow the Mississippi River through America's heartland. Exciting history, thriving river cultures, beautiful natural areas, abundant wildlife and agricultural experiences await your discovery!

Museums & Educational Sites

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Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau


Beecher and Gramercy Streets
East Dubuque, IL 61025
815-747-2449


408 East Sycamore Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
815-858-2014


311 East Myrtle Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
815-858-2028


111 East Myrtle Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
815-858-2343


231 North Main Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
815-858-2343


Long Hollow Scenic Overlook
One mile west of Highway 84 and U.S. Highway 20
Elizabeth, IL 61028
877-464-2536


115 North Main Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
815-858-2014


908 Third Street
Galena, IL 61036
815-777-3310


211 South Bench Street
Galena, IL 61036
815-777-9129


Main Street
Galena, IL 61036
877-464-2536


123 North Commerce Street
Galena, IL 61036
815-777-3310


601 South Prospect Street
Galena, IL 61036
815-777-4444


245 Commerce Street
Galena, IL 61036
815-777-1893


500 Bouthillier Street
Galena, IL 61036
815-777-3310



Blackhawk Waterways Convention and Visitors Bureau


Cherry Street and 12th Avenue
Albany, IL 61230
309-887-4335


Tri-Township Heritage Museum
306 Lime Street
Albany, IL 61230
309-887-4085


10th Avenue and 1st Street
Fulton, IL 61252
815-589-4545


515 North Fourth Street
Fulton, IL 61252
815-589-4545


Martin House Museum
707 10th Avenue
Fulton, IL 61252
815-589-4545


111 10th Street
Fulton, IL 61252
815-589-4545


406 Main Street
Savanna, IL 61074



Savanna Train Car Museum
25 Main Street
Savanna, IL 61074
815-273-3292



Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau


201 East Main Street
Biggsville, IL 61418
309-221-0066


124 Island Avenue
East Moline, IL 61244
309-788-0177


1100 13th Avenue
East Moline, IL 61244
800-765-9588


One John Deere Place
Moline, IL 61265
309-765-9588


1105 8th Street
Moline, IL 61265
309-743-2701


1400 River Drive
Moline, IL 61265
309-765-1000


Alexis Phelps House
2nd and Hancock Street
Oquawka, IL 61469
309-627-2567


Henderson County Courthouse
4th and Warren
Oquawka, IL 61469
309-867-2911


Henderson Covered Bridge
Route 164
Oquawka, IL 61469
309-627-2069


1510 46th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-788-0177


Arsenal Island
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-786-7336


1510 46th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-788-9536


700 22nd Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-788-0806


Arsenal Island
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-794-5338


2525 4th Avenue
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-794-0991


1 Rock Island Arsenal Building 60
Rock Island, IL 61201
309-782-5021



Quincy Area Convention and Visitors Bureau


310 Buchanan Street
Carthage, IL 62321



Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum
306 Walnut Street
Carthage, IL 62321
217-357-0043


902 Prairie Mills Road
Golden, IL 62339
217-696-2360


Lewis Round Barn
2007 East 1250th Street
Mendon, IL 62351
217-222-0412


650 White Street
Nauvoo, IL 62354
217-453-2237


350 North Main Street
Nauvoo, IL 62354
217-453-2237


1140 Kimball Street, Nauvoo State Park
Nauvoo, IL 62354
217-219-1188


1380 Mulholland Street
Nauvoo, IL 62354
217-219-1188


1930’s Preserving Agriculture History Museum
217-223-5099


All Wars Museum
1707 North 12th Street
Quincy, IL 62301
217-222-8641


Dollhouses Then & Now
123 North 4th Street (Inside Taylors Fine Furniture)
Quincy, IL 62301
217-222-1153


Dr. Richard Eells House
415 Jersey Street
Quincy, IL 62301
217-223-1800


East End Historic District & Northwest Historic District
800-978-4748


John Wood Mansion
425 South 12th Street
Quincy, IL 62301
217-222-1835


128 North 5th Street
Quincy, IL 62301
217.223.5099


1515 Jersey Street
Quincy, IL 62301
217.223.5900


1601 Maine Street
Quincy, IL 62301
217-224-7669


532 Gardner Expressway
Quincy, IL 62301
217.224.3688



Alton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau


2809 College Avenue, Loomis Hall
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-2763


Alton City Cemetery, Monument Avenue off IL Route 3
Alton, IL 62002



401 State Street
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-0677


301 East Broadway Street
Alton, IL 62002
618-465-3200


10 Historic Stops
Alton, IL 62002
618-465-6676


2 Locks and Dam Way
Alton, IL 62002
877-462-6979


435 Confluence Tower Drive
Hartford, IL 62048
618-251-9101


1 Lewis & Clark Trail
Hartford, IL 62048
618-251-5811


100 Broadway Street
Kampsville, IL 62053
618-653-4316


900 South Central Avenue
Roxana, IL 62084
618-255-3718



The Tourism Bureau ILLINOISouth


701 East Washington Street
Belleville, IL 62220
618-234-0600


Highway 158
Belleville, IL 62220
618-233-5583


First and Elm Streets
Cahokia, IL 62206
618-332-1782


116 Church Street
Cahokia, IL 62206
618-337-4548


124 East First Street
Cahokia, IL 62206
618-332-1782


Randolph County Museum & Archives
1 Taylor Street
Chester, IL 62233
618-826-2667


1001 State Street
Chester, IL 62233
618826-4567


30 Ramey Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234
618-346-5160


406 West Main Street
Collinsville, IL 62234
618-344-1834


631 Willoughby Lane
Collinsville, IL 62234
618-346-7529


Valley View Cemetery, 1564 Lewis Road
Edwardsville, IL 62025



715 North Main Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025
618-656-7562


409 South Buchanan Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025
618-692-1818


722 Holyoake Road
Edwardsville, IL 62025
618-692-2094


321 Park Road
Ellis Grove, IL 62241
618-859-3741


4230 Kaskaskia Road
Ellis Grove, IL 62241
618-859-3031


12 School Street
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
618-288-7271


618-458-6660


101 West State Street
O'Fallon, IL 62269
618-624-8409


1260 State Route 155
Prairie du Rocher, IL 62277
618-284-7230


Red Bud Area Museum
116 East Market Street
Red Bud, IL 62278
618-967-4208



Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau


A. B. Safford Memorial Library
1609 Washington Avenue
Cairo, IL 62914
618-734-1840


Fort Defiance
U.S. Highway 60 & 62
Cairo, IL 62914
618-734-4127


Magnolia Manor
2700 Washington Avenue
Cairo, IL 62914
618-734-0201


Riverlore Mansion
2723 Washington Avenue
Cairo, IL 62914
618-734-4127


U.S. Custom House Museum
1400 Washington Avenue
Cairo, IL 62914
618-734-9632


Fountain Bluff
Illinois Route 3
Gorham, IL 62940
800-526-1500


Mississippi River Museum & Interpretive Center
604 Front Street
Grand Tower, IL 62942
618-565-2227


Tower Rock
Brunkhorst Avenue
Grand Tower, IL 62942
800-248-4373


1613 Edith Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
618-684-3455


Thebes Courthouse
409 Oak Street
Thebes, IL 62990
618-764-2658





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