The Artifact Exhibition
will open at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in May 2015.
The Artifact Exhibition
Opens May 23
Excited for Spring Break? See calendar post at right for details.
March 13-28
March’s theme is “K is for King Snake!” See calendar post at right for details.
Toddler Tuesday
March 17th

Open daily at 10:00 a.m.


Where Fun and Learning
Flow Together

Here's What's New

May 23 through September 7

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.

Tuesday, February 17th  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 March is ‘K is for King Snake’ and April 21st is “L is for Largemouth Bass!”. 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.

Registration Due March 2

On Fridays and Saturdays between March 13 and 28, the Museum and Aquarium will be hosting Spring Break Amazing Afternoons for kids ages 5-12! Spring breakers will experience several hands-on activities including live animal encounters, fun interactive games and crafts, and explore all of the wildlife the aquarium has to offer.

Pricing for each session: $20/non-members, $15/members. Registration is required by March 2nd. Refunds are permitted up to seven days before the program, with exception of low attendance or weather-related cancellations. For further information contact 563-557-9545 x 213 or mwersinger@rivermuseum.com. For a printable registration form, click here.


The Rivers to the Sea Gallery is home to many colorful creatures including our North Pacific Octopus. Image courtesy of Rebecca Resch.