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Rock Island, Illinois, USA

Attractions in Rock Island, Illinois

Amusements

  • Backwater Gamblers Water Ski Shows
    5000 44th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201
    One of the top rated ski clubs in show competition, the Backwater Gamblers provide quality water ski entertainment to the Quad City area.  more info  map

  • Whitewater Junction
    1601 Longview Drive, Rock Island, IL 61201
    309-732-7946, Fun for the whole family can be found at Whitewater Junction, a zero-depth to 9 feet deep pool featuring a body slide, tube slide, two drop-slides, and a water... more info  map

Casinos

  • Jumer's Casino & Hotel
    777 Jumer Drive, Rock Island, IL 61201
    309-756-4600, The over 42,000 square foot Jumer's Casino features slots, table games, poker, 205 rooms and suites, an indoor pool, a fitness center, the John Taylor Salon and Day Spa,... more info

  • Jumer's Casino Rock Island
    777 Jumer Drive, Rock Island, IL 61204
    309-756-4600, Enjoy world-class hospitality, elegant surroundings, and all the excitement of casino gaming at Jumer's Casino, overlooking the Mississippi River. There are five floors... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Colonel Davenport House
    Located on the north side of Arsenal Island
    309-786-7336, This federal-style house, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the oldest home in the Quad Cities. The structure was restored in 1907 and again in 1988... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Black Hawk State Historic Site
    1510 46th Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201
    309-788-0177, This wooded, steeply rolling 208-acre tract, which borders the Rock River, was home to Prehistoric Indians, nineteenth-century settlers, and the Sauk nation whose... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center
    639 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201
    Located at Augustana College
    309-794-7204, The Swenson Center is "a national archives and research institute providing resources for the study of Swedish immigration to North America, the communities the... more info

Museums & Galleries

  • Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Museum
    1510 46th Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201
    Located at Blackhawk State Historic Site
    309-788-0177, This museum which opened in October of 1999, is dedicated to the Depression-era government work program which employed 225,000 World War I veterans. From 1933 to 1935... more info  map

  • Fryxell Geology Museum at Augustana College
    Located in the Swenson Hall of Geosciences
    309-794-7318, Containing "one of the largest and finest collections of rocks, minerals and fossils in the Midwest," the Fryxell Geology Museum features over 1,500 rock, mineral and... more info  map

  • Hauberg Indian Museum
    1510 46th Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201
    Located at the Blackhawk State Historic Site
    309-788-9536, Constructed in 1934 at the Blackhawk State Historic Site by the Civilian Conservation Corps, this museum depicts the daily life of the Sauk Indians from 1750 to 1830,... more info  map

  • Rock Island Arsenal Museum
    Building 60 Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL 61201
    Located on Rock Island Arsenal Island
    309-782-5021, Established on July 4, 1905, this museum preserves and displays the history of Rock Island Arsenal and Arsenal Island, as well as the history of small arms development.... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • LongView Conservatory and Gardens
    1300 17th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201
    309-786-0443, This park offers a conservatory, greenhouse, flower gardens, playground equipment, picnic shelter, volleyball, outdoor ice-skating, tennis courts, walking path and 39... more info  map

  • Quad City Botanical Center, The
    2525 Fourth Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201
    309-794-0991, You will be enchanted by the exotic tropical flowers, 14-foot waterfall, reflecting pools, and outdoor gardens which feature a magnificent conifer collection, thousands... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Lock & Dam 15
    Located on Arsenal Island
    For an up close and impressive look at the mighty Mississippi River, Lock & Dam 15 is the place to go. This lock and dam is 15th in a chain of 27 lock & dams that start... more info  map

  

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