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

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