Museum & Aquarium hosting Taste of Dubuque on August 3

Dubuque’s premiere summer event, Taste of Dubuque, returns to the campus of the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium on Thursday, Aug. 3. The event will run from 5 – 10:30 p.m., in the parking area of the Jerry Enzler Plaza, between the two main buildings of the Museum & Aquarium. Parking will be available in the Port of Dubuque …

Dubuque County Historical Society receives Humanities Iowa Grant

Dubuque, Iowa – The Dubuque County Historical Society has received funding from Humanities Iowa, a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Funding will support the “Living History Interpretation of Iowa Pioneers” project, as part of the 54th Annual Ice Cream Social at the Ham House Historic Site on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The patriotic celebration takes place …

Museum & Aquarium hosting 14th Ding Darling Day on July 15

The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium will host the 14th annual Ding Darling Day on Saturday, July 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in its outdoor Mississippi Plaza. Ding Darling Day is a free, public event that celebrates conservation. Regular admission prices apply if visitors wish to enter the indoor components of the Museum & Aquarium and the William …

Dads receive FREE admission to the Museum & Aquarium on Father’s Day

Dubuque, Iowa – The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium will offer free admission to all dads that visit on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18, with the purchase of at least one child’s ticket. This offer only covers general admission to the Museum & Aquarium and does not include entry into our summer, blockbuster exhibit “Monster Fish: In Search of …

Celebrate Independence Day at 54th annual Ice Cream Social

Dubuque, Iowa – The Ice Cream Social at the Ham House, The Dubuque County Historical Society’s time-honored Independence Day celebration, returns on Tuesday, July 4. The patriotic celebration takes place at the Mathias Ham House Historic Site, 2241 Lincoln Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors can tour the rooms of the stately Ham House, experience frontier life at …