- TripBuzz found 90 things to do indoors in the Alton area. From Bowl Haven to Argosy Casino, Alton offers a variety of rainy day activities and other fun things to do indoors — including 43 indoor attractions with ratings over 90%.
- There are 41 different types of things to do inside in or near Alton, Illinois. Some of the most popular types of these activities include: History Museums, Bowling, Casinos and Theaters.
- There are 9 indoor activities in Alton, and 81 indoor attractions in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: St. Louis, Edwardsville, Florissant and St. Peters.
Offering plenty of entertaining opportunities, besides the obligatory gaming and gambling, the Argosy Casino is the first casino to be opened in St. Louis, in 1991. Restaurants, music shows, stand-up comedy and the Chippendales make this place worth a visit.
Dedicated to the Mississippi River, the National Great Rivers Museum is an opportunity for those wishing to know about the river's role in the American history. Also the visitors can pilot a barge down the riverfront, in the barge simulator.
Rumored to be one of the most haunted places in the United States, McPike Mansion draws curious sightseers from all over the country, and McPike Mansion - Private Tours leads visitors through the opulent old manor with informative narration.
Founded in 1933, the Alton Little Theater Inc is a volunteer-run theater that produces a number of shows and performances throughout the acting season. The shows performed range from famous Broadway musicals to locally directed shows.
Preserving the region's cultural history, Alton Museum of History and Art features exhibits that display artifacts from the Civil War, urban legends, and notable past residents. The museum has a clothing exhibit that displays dresses from the 19th century.
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Dedicated to Mississippi River education, National Great Rivers Museum offers a variety of exhibits that highlight the habitats, cycles, and science behind the river. The museum hosts a public lock tour where visitors can discover how the locks operate.
The Jacoby Arts Center is a non-profit venue that seeks to promote and display the arts to the local community. Events at the center include live music performances, local artists' exhibits, and community classes, among many others.