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Area Attractions

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is one campus with two centers: the Mississippi River Center and the National River Center. Order your tickets online and save!

Fenelon Place Elevator
The World's Shortest and Steepest Scenic Railway! Located in Cable Car Square. Ride the elevator 189 feet to Fenelon Place for a spectacular view of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin.


Galena, Illinois - only 15 miles away
Nearby Galena, Illinois, offers a mix of rich history as well as beautiful scenery and exciting attractions. Enjoy championship level golf courses, take tours through the town's historic sites and museums, hike, bike or drive through the scenic walks and along the riverbanks. There is also a local farmer’s market to pick up locally grown goods.