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There are some very interesting and intriging places to visit on the island. The lock and dam visitors center, The Colonel Davenport house and the Arsenal museum. You can spend a very enjoyable day on the island.
The museum showing the history of items made at the armory including the many weapons was very interesting. Also, the 1st Quarters building had many original architectural features that were beautiful.
A beautifully maintained large historic army post still vibrant with service to our nation. When approaching the main gate notice the "Visitors" signs and veer to the right to the police station for your visitor card, return to the main gate is very easy. The...More
Have been to the museum and the locks many times if you go don't forget to see the cemeteries I think the most interesting is the Confederate Cemetery. They also have a tank you can you can visit. The tank has real battle damage to...More
Glad we stopped hear. The museum was pretty cool and had a lot of things on display that RIA had made for the military back to the civil war. The collection of firearms from through out the world was amazing.
We visited the Rock Islands Arsenal yesterday. Getting in is a bit of a hassle but well worth it. You must go to the visitor check in and fill out an application for a visitors pass. This takes about 15 to do the paper work...More
I have visited the Arsenal on three separate occasions. The first visit we stopped at the lock and dam visitors center. A very friendly staff and nice displays. We spent about two hours watching barge traffic lock through which was very interesting. On the second...More
This is a military installation based on an Island so it requires a special visitors pass to even get on the island. But don't let that discourage you, it's actually quite easily done. A quick stop at the gate will direct you to the nearby...More
We took in a tour offered by the Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation. A very impressive 51 room house completed in Italianate style. It was home to 38 commanding officers and their families starting in 1872 through 2006 when its use as a residence was discontinued...More