National Great Rivers Museum Temporarily Closed

Published Nov. 19, 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be closing the National Great Rivers Museum beginning close of business November 20th, 2020 until further notice as a result of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and the subsequent mitigations issued by the state of Illinois. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers remains proactive with regards to the safety and health of all visitors and will provide additional information regarding this closure and any other modifications or restrictions of our Project Areas as it becomes available.

The National Great Rivers Museum is located off of River Heritage Parkway (IL Hwy 143) at #2 Lock & Dam Way, E. Alton, IL 62024, adjacent to Melvin Price Locks & Dam.  For more information, visit, or find us on Facebook at:

Rivers Project Office
301 Riverlands Way, West Alton, MO 63386

Release no. 20-198