The Artifact Exhibition
will open at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium in May 2015.
The Artifact Exhibition
Opens May 23
See calendar post at right for details.
April 11 & 18, May 9 & 16
April’s theme is “L is for Largemouth Bass!” See calendar post at right for details.
Toddler Tuesday
April 21st

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.

April 11 & 18, May 9 & 16: 9AM to 10AM

Try a unique, new class! Enjoy yoga by the Gulf of Mexico Aquarium in the National River Center. Classes are taught by instructors from Twisted Root Yoga Studio in Dubuque. Open to ages 16 and up, beginners welcome. Limited mats will be available to participants new to yoga. To register, click here and select dates. Registration closes Thursday before each scheduled class.

Registration Due July 1

Dive into our NEW summer camps sessions for a one of a kind experience. Camp sessions are for children in entering Kindergarten through middle school and include innovative activities, live animal encounters, games and crafts. Themes for 2015 are Kinder-Kamp, H2Oh Yeah!, Infinite Insects, and The Working River! For details on programs and registration information, click here to download. Registration is required by July 1, 2015.

Tuesday, April 21st 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 April is ‘L is for Largemouth Bass and May 19th is “M is for Mammal”. 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.


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