Madison County Illinois Attractions

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Attractions in Madison Illinois Attractions

Madison County has history museums such as the Glen Carbon Heritage Museum , that tell the story of the people and events that went into forming the community of Glen Carbon. There are heart-pounding attractions such as Fairmount Park where exciting Thoroughbred horse races take place on several nights a week. Other attractions amaze visitors, like the Melvin Price Locks and Dam that can be toured and if your lucky, while you are there, you just might see the lock and dam in action!

Below is a list of some of the attractions in Madison County Illinois.

Alton Museum of History and Art

Alton Museum of History and Art - The Alton Museum of History and Art showcases the art and history of the citizens of the Alton area. It is located on the SIU Dental School campus in Alton Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, civil-war, featured, historic, history, illinois, kids, madison, madison-county-info, museums, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois,Museums

Alton National Cemetery

Alton National Cemetery - The Alton National Cemetery is located adjacent to the Alton Cemetery and is where Union soldiers who died at the Alton Hospital are buried. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. - More Info - Tags: 62003, about, alton, attractions, cemetery, civil-war, featured, historic, illinois, locations, madison, national-register - Public Tags: 62003,Alton Illinois

Argosy Casino Alton

Argosy Casino Alton - Argosy Casino Alton is gambling establishment with dining and entertainment options. It is located in Alton Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, casino, entertainment, featured, illinois, madison, madison-county-illinois-entertainment, madison-county-info, metro, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois,Casinos,Entertainment

Beall Manison

Beall Mansion - The Beall Mansion is a historic mansion located in Alton Illinois built in 1903 for Z.B. Job who was a railroad baron and entrepreneur. - More Info - Tags: 62002, alton, attractions, buildings, featured, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Brooks Catsup Bottle

Brooks Catsup Bottle - The Brooks Catsup Bottle, located in Collinsville Illinois, is the world's largest Catsup Bottle! It was also named to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002. An annual festival is held in July. - More Info - Tags: 62234, attractions, collinsville, featured, historic, illinois, july, landmark, madison, madison-county-info, st-louis-summer-things-to-do, structure, summer, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62234,Collinsville Illinois

Camp River Dubois

Camp River Dubois - Information on Camp River Dubois, the winter camp for Lewis and Clark before the expedition began. Featured there is a museum with exhibitions including a 55-foot full scale replica of the keel boat and a replica of Fort. - More Info - Tags: 62048, attractions, buildings, featured, hartford, historic, history, illinois, kids, lewis-and-clark, madison, madison-county-info, museums, places, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62048,Hartford Illinois,Museums

Chain of Rocks Bridge

Chain of Rocks Bridge-Route 66 Bikeway - The old Chain of Rocks Bridge, once the route of Historic Route 66, has been transformed into the Route 66 Bikeway that is a little over a 1 mile long paved trail on the bridge, crossing the Mississippi River and connecting the St. Louis Riverfront Trail with the MCT Confluence Trail (via Chain of Rocks Road) in Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62040, 63137, attractions, biking, family, featured, granite-city, historic, historic-route-66, illinois, kids, madison, madison-county-illinois-recreation, madison-county-info, missouri, national-register, northside, recreation, riverview-neighborhood, st-louis-city-info, stlcity, structure, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62040,63137,City of St Louis Missouri,Granite City Illinois,Recreation

The Children's Museum

Childrens Museum - The Children's Museum, located in Edwardsville Illinois is a educational enrichment museum for children. It is housed in the historic Leclaire Academy building. - More Info - Tags: 62025, attractions, edwardsville, family, featured, illinois, kids, madison, madison-county-info, museums, ttd - Public Tags: 62025,Edwardsville Illinois,Museums

Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House

Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House - Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House was the home of founders of Edwardsville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62025, about, attractions, buildings, edwardsville, featured, historic, illinois, landmark, madison, madison-county-info, museums, ziphome - Public Tags: 62025,Edwardsville Illinois,Museums

Confederate Prison Alton Illinois

Confederate Prison/Alton Federal Military Prison - The ruins of the Alton Federal Military Prison, also known as the Confederate Prison, is located in Alton Illinois and was used during the Civil War to house Confederate Prisoners. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, buildings, civil-war, featured, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument

Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument - The Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument is located at the Alton Cemetery and was placed to honor the outspoken and martyred abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy who is buried there. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, african-american, alton, attractions, featured, historic, illinois, madison, structure - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park - Fairmount Park is a professional horse racing track and is located in Collinsville Illinois, just minutes from Downtown St. Louis. - More Info - Tags: 62234, attractions, collinsville, entertainment, featured, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, professional, sports, st-louis-spring-things-to-do, ttd, venues, ziphome - Public Tags: 62234,Collinsville Illiniois,Entertainment

Glen Carbon Heritage Museum

Glen Carbon Heritage Museum - Information on the Glen Carbon Heritage Museum featuring the history of Glen Carbon Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62034, about, attractions, featured, glen-carbon, historic, illinois, madison, museums, ziphome - Public Tags: 62034,Glen Carbon Illinois,Museums

Historic Alton, Illinois

Historic Alton Illinois - Alton, Illinois has been the location of many historic events in the history of the United States. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, day-trips, fall-season, featured, ghosts, halloween, historic, history, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, st-louis-fall-things-to-do, towns, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Historic Leclaire Village

Historic Leclaire Village - The historic village of Leclaire was founded in 1890 by N.O. Nelson who had a vision to create a factory town. The entire village is on the National Register of Historic Places. This is a part of Edwardsville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62025, attractions, edwardsville, featured, historic, illinois, locations, madison, madison-county-info, national-register, places, ziphome - Public Tags: 62025,Edwardsville Illinois

Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower

Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower - The Lewis and Clark Confluence Tower is a memorial celebrating the Bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. It is located in Hartford Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62048, attractions, featured, hartford, illinois, lewis-and-clark, madison, madison-county-info - Public Tags: 62048,Hartford Illinois

Lincoln Douglas Square

Lincoln Douglas Square - The Lincoln Douglas Square, located in Alton Illinois, is the exact location where the debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas took place when both were campaigning for the same US Senate seat in 1858. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, featured, historic, illinois, locations, madison, madison-county-info, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Lindbergh Relay Station

Lindbergh Relay Station - The Lindbergh Relay Station in Godfrey Illinois was once used to assist pilots, including Charles Lindbergh, who needed a layover along the Chicago-St Louis Mail route. - More Info - Tags: 62035, attractions, buildings, featured, godfrey, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info - Public Tags: 62035,Godfrey Illinois

Maryville Heritage Museum

Maryville Heritage Museum - The Maryville Heritage Museum features items that showcase the history of the citizens of Maryville Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62062, about, attractions, featured, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, maryville, museums, ziphome - Public Tags: 62062,Maryville Illinois,Museums

Melvin Price Locks and Dam

Melvin Price Locks and Dam - The Melvin Price Locks and Dam is an impressive engineering feat and can be toured. It also holds the National Great Rivers Museum and is located in the Mississippi River in Alton Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, buildings, featured, illinois, kids, madison, missouri, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

The National Great Rivers Museum

National Great Rivers Museum - The National Great Rivers Museum is located at the Melvin Price Locks and Dam in Alton Illinois. It features exhibits on the importance of the Mississippi River to the people and wildlife who live near it. - More Info - Tags: 62002, alton, attractions, featured, illinois, kids, madison, madison-county-info, museums, ttd, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois,Museums

North Alton Confederate Cemetery

North Alton Confederate Cemetery - The North Alton Confederate Cemetery is the final resting place of 1,354 Confederate soldiers who died while in prison in Alton Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62002, alton, attractions, cemetery, civil-war, featured, historic, illinois, locations, madison, madison-county-info, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Old Fire Engine Museum

Old Fire Engine Museum - The Old Fire Engine Museum is located in Granite City Illinois chronicles the history of firefighting. - More Info - Tags: 62040, about, attractions, featured, granite-city, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, museums, ziphome - Public Tags: 62040,Granite City Illinois,Museums

Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House

Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House - Information on the Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House located in Granite City Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62040, about, attractions, featured, granite-city, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, museums, national-register, ziphome - Public Tags: 62040,Granite City Illinois,Museums

Piasa Bird Monument

Piasa Bird - The Piasa Bird is a legendary bird-like creature that, according to legend, terrorized the Illni Indian tribes long before any European settlers came to the Alton area. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, featured, historic, illinois, landmark, locations, madison, madison-county-illinois-parks, madison-county-info, native-american, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Robert Wadlow

Robert Wadlow - Robert Wadlow was born and lived in Alton Illinois and is the tallest known man in the world at the height of 8 feet 11 inches. - More Info - Tags: 62002, about, alton, attractions, featured, historic, illinois, madison, people, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Wood River Massacre Memorial

Wood River Massacre Memorial - The Wood River Massacre Memorial is located in Alton Illinois, near the location of the massacre of 7 people in 1814 by a band of renegade Indians. - More Info - Tags: 62002, alton, attractions, featured, historic, historical-events, history, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, native-american, ziphome - Public Tags: 62002,Alton Illinois

Wood River Museum and Visitor's Center

Wood River Museum and Visitor's Center - Information on the Wood River Museum and Visitor's Center which is free to the public. - More Info - Tags: 62095, about, attractions, featured, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, museums, wood-river, ziphome - Public Tags: 62095,Museums,Wood River Illinois

Wood River Refinery History Museum

Wood River Refinery History Museum - Information on the Wood River Refinery History Museum which chronicles the history of the refinery since 1917. - More Info - Tags: 62084, about, attractions, featured, historic, illinois, madison, madison-county-info, museums, roxana, ziphome - Public Tags: 62084,Museums,Roxana Illinois

Yanda Log Cabin

Yanda Log Cabin - The Yanda Log Cabin was built in 1853 by William Yanda, who became the blacksmith of Glen Carbon Illinois. - More Info - Tags: 62034, attractions, buildings, featured, glen-carbon, historic, illinois, landmark, madison, madison-county-info - Public Tags: 62034,Glen Carbon Illinois


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