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, 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, 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, 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 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, Collinsville Illinois
Camp River Dubois
Camp River Dubois - The Camp River Dubois was 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, 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, City of St Louis Missouri, Granite City Illinois, Recreation
Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House
Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House - Colonel Benjamin Stephenson House was the home of one of the founders of Edwardsville, Illinois. - More Info 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, Alton Illinois
The Edwardsville Children's Museum
Edwardsville Childrens Museum - The Edwardsville 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, Edwardsville Illinois, Museums
Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument
Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument - The Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument is located at the Alton National Cemetery and was placed to honor the outspoken and martyred abolitionist Elijah P. Lovejoy who is buried there. - More Info 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, 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, 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, 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 "model" factory town. The entire village is on the National Register of Historic Places and is located in Edwardsville, Illinois. - More Info 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 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 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, Granite City Illinois, Museums
Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House
Old Six Mile Museum in the Emmert-Zippel House - The Old Six Mile Museum is housed in the Emmert-Zippel House which is located in Granite City, Illinois. - More Info 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, 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, 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 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, 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, 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, Glen Carbon Illinois

St Louis Missouri Real Estate For Sale

Homes For Sale: 11460
New Construction For Sale: 627
Condos For Sale: 1142
Commercial For Sale: 2062
Acreage For Sale: 1252
Multi-Family 5+ For Sale: 69
Multi-Family 2-4 For Sale: 413
Lots For Sale: 3926
Total Properties For Sale: 20951
For Sale Sign
Information Provided by M.O.R.E. - visit StLouisRealEstateSearch.com