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Known as the "Father of Waters", the Mississippi River drains 32 US States and 2 Canadian provinces. Near St. Louis, Missouri, the US Army Corps of Engineers Rivers Project manages 300 miles of the Mississippi from Cairo, IL to Saverton, MO and the lower 80 miles of the Illinois River covering nearly 100,000 acres of land and water. Come visit us and explore all that we have to offer.

Rivers Project Office

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Latest News Releases

National Great Rivers Museum Temporarily Closed
11/19/2020
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...
National Great Rivers Museum to Reopen July First
6/23/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the National Great Rivers Museum (NGRM) will reopen beginning Wednesday, July 1...
“Masters of the Sky”: Eagles, Falcons, and Hawks Oh My!
12/11/2019
Attention all Eagle and Raptor Enthusiasts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer live Raptor shows to the public on Saturday, February 15 at the National Great Rivers Museum in Alton, Ill. ...
Proposed Reduced Operating Hours at the National Great Rivers Museum
12/2/2019
In anticipation of funding changes currently reflected the proposed 2020 Federal Budget, the visiting hours of the National Great Rivers Museum will change beginning January 1, 2020 to support the new...

Rivers Project Office

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Rivers Project Office
301 Riverlands Way
West Alton, MO 63386
636.899.2600

Melvin Price Locks & Dam
#1 Locks & Dam Way
Alton, IL 62024
618.462.1713

National Great Rivers Museum
#2 Locks and Dam Way
Alton, IL 62024
618.462.6979

Email: riversproject@usace.army.mil 

           ngrm@usace.army.mil


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Mississippi River Water Trail

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Contact

Rivers Project Office
301 Riverlands Way
West Alton, MO 63386
636.899.2600

Melvin Price Locks & Dam
#1 Locks & Dam Way
Alton, IL 62024
618.462.1713

National Great Rivers Museum
#2 Locks and Dam Way
Alton, IL 62024
618.462.6979

Email: riversproject@usace.army.mil 

           ngrm@usace.army.mil


Find us on Facebook
National Great Rivers Museum

Find us on Facebook
Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Find us on Facebook
Mississippi River Water Trail

Follow Us on Twitter
@NGRM

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