Friday, July 25th. Live music from
Zero 2 Sixty
Rock the Dock
July 25 Friday
Mississippi River Rats
7/28 - 8/1
1st - 5th grades
Eco-Explorers
8/4 - 8/9
6th - 8th grades
Signup Deadline Extended to
July 18
Summer Camp 2014 River Adventures
See post at right for details
Come and see the exciting and complex world of turtles, up close and in person.
Turtles: Secrets of the Shell
Open daily 9AM - 6PM
Cycle your way through the Dubuque area with special guest Tour de France champion Greg LeMond during the Dubuque Gran Fondo. Click here for info.
Dubuque Gran Fondo
Saturday, August 16th

Open daily at 9:00 a.m.

DIVE IN

Where Fun and Learning
Flow Together

Here's What's New

Friday, July 25th 6-10pm

Come "Rock the Dock" with the Museum & Aquarium on the River’s Edge Patio! This FREE event will feature live music from
Zero 2 Sixty from 7 to 10pm! Doors open at 6, music starts at 7.

Plus, the River's Edge Cafe will have a specialty menu available for guests. Beer, mixed drinks and wine also available.

Other Rock the Dock events:
Thursday, August 7th TASTE OF DUBUQUE
Saturday, August 16th 5-10 Dubuque Gran Fondo

July 28th-August 1st 2014

Morning Session: 9:00am-12:00pm

Afternoon Session: 1:00-4:00pm

(Both morning and afternoon sessions have the same content)

1st-5th Grades (based on 2014-2015 school year)

Dive in this summer and become a “River Rat”! Have fun exploring Mississippi River life by hiking around the Museum & Aquarium, collecting insects in our wetland, and discovering natural habitats. Enjoy hands-on activities, games, and 3D/4D movies with friends. Get up close and personal with our live animals and go behind the scenes to see the secret world of the Museum & Aquarium!

Members: $100; Non members: $120

Registration forms and fees must be received by July 1, 2014.

Click here to download the Registration Form PDF file.

Registration forms are also available at the Museum & Aquarium box office or to request a form be sent to you via email

Click here

August 4th - August 9th 2014

Monday-Thursday 9:00am–2:00pm, Friday 2:00pm thru Saturday 2:00pm. 6th-8th Grades (based on 2014-2015 school year)

Put on your hiking boots and get ready to explore the outdoors! Experience blending science and the history of the Mississippi River. Enjoy fishing, dip netting, canoeing, and hiking along with a field trip off campus. End the week by staying overnight out on the ice harbor in the crew quarters of the historic William M. Black. Get ready for adventure!

Members: $150; Non Members: $170

Click here to download the Registration Form PDF file.

Registration forms are also available at the Museum & Aquarium box office or to request a form be sent to you via email

Click here

HOMEPAGE PHOTO:

See the antics of our playful river otters.