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Hours

Winter / Spring

Nov. 1, 2023 - May 24, 2024

10 AM - 4 PM weekdays
10 AM - 5 PM weekends

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Admission

All tickets are 2-day passes

General Admission

  • Adult $23.95
  • Youth (Ages 3-17) $17.95
  • Senior (Ages 65+) $21.95

Admission + Film

  • Adult $28.90
  • Youth(ages 3-17) $22.90
  • Senior (Ages 65+) $26.90

Featured
Attractions

Rivers to the Sea

The newly renovated Rivers to the Sea exhibit is now open! Take in 100 new species from the Gulf of Mexico, the Marshall Islands, and more. Check out Rivers to the Sea in the National Rivers Center to see just how connected we are to our oceans!

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Rivers to the Sea

We are Where we Live: How Environments Shape the Community

In this shared history, the natural landscape is more than a resource or setting but a leading actor in stories we tell ourselves that form who we are. Told using the four seasons, explore how we place value in our landscapes and create an environmental history that forms our present.

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DCHA exhibit
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Featured Animal

Seahorse

Seahorse courtship is very romantic! This animal is perfect for the month of February! Visit our social media to read more!

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Featured Collection

Lead Shot

This rounded ball of lead was possibly formed during a 120 ft free fall from the top of the Shot Tower in Dubuque!Lead can be formed into many things, but Shot Towers produced…

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Membership

Free admission, reciprocal perks, and exclusive benefits!

Learn how your membership inspires stewardship of our rivers and history for individuals and families from around the world.

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