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Lock and Dam Way, Alton, Illinois 62002
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Each year millions of people travel to the Mississippi River to learn about its history and its impact on our nation. The National Great Rivers Museum at Melvin Price Locks and Dam is dedicated to telling the story of the Mississippi River. Admission is free.

Visit our museum and gain an understanding of the great rivers, their environments, their place in the natural world, and the dynamic interaction between the river systems and the human and wildlife communities that border them.