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Student & Child Groups

Educational Field Trips and Special Programs at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium include overnight stays, stewardship programs, outreach programs, and birthday party alternatives. Our education staff has developed several programs that are suitable for various ages and groups; click on the links listed above to learn more.

Field Trip Details

  • A two week notice is required for all bookings.
  • A deposit of $75.00 will be required to confirm a booking.
  • Cancellation fees may apply.

Combination Packages Available! Visit two or more of the Dubuque County HIstorical Society sites on the same day and receive a discount. Please call for rates.

Lunch Available! Student groups may also bring their sack lunches and eat outside or in the Depot Café.

Discovery Bags - Let students bring a keepsake from the Museum & Aquarium home with them. The Museum & Aquarium gift shop offers Discovery Bags for student groups with a predetermined amount. Please call for details.

Explorer Fund - The Dubuque County Historical Society has rates established for mentally and physically challenged youth. Please call for details.

For more information or to schedule a tour, contact Group Sales and Marketing Coordinator Melissa Wersinger at (563) 557-9545 ext. 213/(800) 226-3369 ext. 213 or mwersinger@rivermuseum.com.