Rock Island Arsenal Museum, Rock Island

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  • September 25, 2017
    Beware of entrance, only north - Moline Entrance , not south which guard said we could use (south is closed), Go to Visitor's center (a working army base), fill out both sides on form, need ID-driver'...  more »
  • September 14, 2017
    We didn't know what to expect, but had heard it's a great spot for a rainy afternoon. It was. Some of the artifacts and the history of the island were very cool. The walls and walls of weapons gets ol...  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    I couldn't get to see the Arsenal or Museum last year. I had Illinois drivers license that was not accepted at the gate by the Gatekeeper, but this year was sent to a Visitor Center for a special pass...  more »
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  • May 26, 2017
    Extremely comprehensive museum of US small arms. Very cool place to stop in on the island.
  • May 30, 2017
    The museum had one of the biggest gun collections I've ever seen. It was interesting to see all of the history about the military items that were made there
  • November 14, 2016
    Excellent museum with a trove of information and artifacts. Only hesitation with giving it 5-stars is due to the amount of effort required to visit. Being an actively military site though, I can understand the precaution.
  • November 9, 2016
    It's small, but as a veteran I could spend hours there just looking at the firearms displays and reading the history. As a side note, the two cemeteries are right along the main road and well worth walking through and paying respect to the fallen.
  • April 7, 2017
    Amazing place to tour and learn about the Island mission & history.

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