The Artifact Exhibition
will open at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in May 2015.
The Artifact Exhibition
May 2015
November’s theme is ‘G is for Gopher Tortoise!’ See calendar post at right for details.
Toddler Tuesday
November 18th
The Museum Store’s premier holiday event! See calendar post at right for details.
November 13th
5:30 to 8:00pm
Come and see the exciting and complex world of turtles, up close and in person.
Turtles: Secrets of the Shell
Open daily 9AM - 5PM

Open daily at 9:00 a.m.


Where Fun and Learning
Flow Together

Here's What's New

May 2015

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Announces Partnership with Premier Exhibitions. Inc. and RMS Titanic, Inc.

Dubuque, Iowa – The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is thrilled to announce a partnership with the leading provider of museum-quality exhibitions throughout the world Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRXI), and RMS Titanic, Inc., to host new Exhibition in summer 2015.

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition will open at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in May 2015.

Premier Exhibitions, Inc. is recognized as a leader in developing and displaying unique exhibitions for education and entertainment including Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, BODIES...The Exhibition, Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, Real Pirates in partnership with National Geographic and Pompeii: The Exhibition.

In addition, Premier Exhibitions, Inc. wholly owned subsidiary RMS Titanic, Inc., serves as the exclusive steward of RMS Titanic which tragically sank on April 15, 1912. The Company is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Ship, wreck site and all her passengers and crew through educational, historical, scientific and conservation based programs, partnerships and Exhibitions.

For more information about Premier Exhibitions, Inc. visit: www.PremierExhibitions.com.

To inquire about sponsorship opportunities at the Museum & Aquarium contact: Erin Dragotto, Development Director, edragotto@rivermuseum.com, 563-557-9545.

Thursday, November 13th

Kick off the holiday season with the Museum Store’s Annual Champagne & Chocolates!  Sample complimentary Champagne, chocolates, and desserts while listening to live music from Jason Ray Brown. Sample local wines and build your own treats at our DIY dessert bars! You can also get a head start on your holiday shopping with 20% off the entire Museum Store and extra special deals on holiday merchandise! Get there early – the first 150 guests receive a complimentary goodie bag! Admission is $4 for Museum members and $7 for non-members.


Thursday, November 13
5:30 to 8:00 pm
National River Center Building
400 E. 3rd Street
Port of Dubuque

Tuesday, November 18th  10-11AM

The Museum & Aquarium offers a program for toddlers on a Tuesday of each month. The Toddler Tuesday Program is for children ages 2 to 4 years old. Each month features a new theme and fun activities, including a story and craft project too!

The theme for November is “G is for Gopher Tortoise!” and December is “H is for Hawk". Cost is just $5 per child and FREE for the one accompanying adult or guardian (cost is for program only, regular admission not included).

Advance sign-up is required. Please call 563-557-9545 ext. 212 or send an email to mkilgore@rivermuseum.com.


See the antics of our playful river otters.