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River Museum announces arrival of baby shark

After weeks of anticipation, the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is excited to announce the hatching of a Coral Catshark in our Conservation Lab on Mar. 15. It is the first shark born at the Museum & Aquarium and is the newest member of our animal ambassador team. At a time when shark populations worldwide are threatened due to human activity, this shark pup will help spread a message of hope,” said Andy Allison, Director of Living Collections at the River Museum.... Read More
at Friday, March 15, 2019

DaVinci Days: Decode Day

Leonardo da Vinci was a man of many talents, which is why the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is hosting DaVinci Days , a seven part series highlighting DaVinci’s genius with events and activities. Part five of seven, “Decode” , sponsored by Dubuque Bank & Trust, will be held Saturday, August 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Decode Day is inspired by da Vinci’s unique mirror writing style in which he wrote backwards to shield his work from prying eyes.... Read More
at Tuesday, August 7, 2018