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ALL-ACCESS

Admission +
Two 3D/4D Films +
DaVinci The Exhibition

  • Adult
    $26.95
  • Youth (Ages 3-17)
    $21.95
  • Senior (Ages 65+)
    $24.95

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PLUS

Admission +
One 3D/4D Film

  • Adult
    $20.95
  • Youth (Ages 3-17)
    $15.95
  • Senior (Ages 65+)
    $18.95

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Include DaVinci The Exhibition for an additional $5/ticket.

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BASIC

Admission
Only

  • Adult
    $16.95
  • Youth (Ages 3-17)
    $11.95
  • Senior (Ages 65+)
    $14.95

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Include DaVinci The Exhibition for an additional $5/ticket.

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FILM ONLY

One 3D/4D Film Only

All ages 3 and over

  • One Film $6.00
    Two Films $9.00

one film
Double feature

Military Pricing

The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, as well as our sister site, the Mathias Ham Historic Site, are Blue Star Museums. Blue Star Museums offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 

Mathias Ham Historic Site

Located a few miles from the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium at 2241 Lincoln Avenue, Dubuque, this historic site is open Wednesday through Sunday from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the last tour beginning a half hour before closing. The site includes the Ham House, a one-room schoolhouse, Iowa's oldest log cabin, a miner's dwelling and replica led mine. Tours of the home are provided by costumed interpretors.

Mathias Ham Historic Site 
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Stingray Feedings

Stingray feedings take place at 2:30 p.m. daily. They are limited to 10 tickets per day and are sold on a first come, first serve basis. If you are planning a trip and hoping to participate in this experience, we encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance. The tickets are only valid for the date selected and are non-refundable.  Tickets for the month go on sale at the start of each month.

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Membership

With free daily admission and discounts on movies, camps, programs, events, Museum Store purchases, and food and beverage purchases, you can't go wrong! Like to travel? Enjoy reciprocal benefits at other zoos and aquariums. Stay for the day, stay for an hour, or stop in to pet a stingray! With a membership, you know you're getting the best value! 

Membership 

Events

Most Museum & Aquarium events are included with general admission; however, our events calendar will direct you to those events requiring additional tickets.

Events 

Camps & Programs

Learn more about camps, programs, and more!

camps and programs 

Donate

Make a contribution to our efforts to inspire stewardship by creating educational experiences where history and rivers come alive!

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