Things to Do in Alton, IL

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98% 129 votes
Scenic Drives along Mississippi River, Alton, IL MoreLess Info
The Great Rivers Scenic Route is a 13 miles long road, stretching along the Mississippi. Across it there are many things to do, from visiting museums to eagle watching, whether it is summer or winter.
2.3 Miles
97% 62 votes
History Museums #2 Locks and Dam Way, Alton, IL MoreLess Info
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.
2.3 Miles
92% 88 votes
Statues 2800 Block of College Avenue, Alton, IL MoreLess Info
The World's Tallest Man Statue is a life sized memorial statue of Robert Wadlow, who stood 8 feet, 11.1 inches tall at the time of his death. The statue stands in a public spot, and can be visited free of charge.
0.6 Miles
100% 30 votes
Other Tours 407 East 12th Street, Alton, IL 62002 MoreLess Info
Described by The Daily Journal as the Plaza Hotel without the snobbish staff, The Beall Mansion Tour offers its visitors entertaining opportunities, for any type of special event, in a well-preserved historical surrounding.
2.5 Miles
100% 1 votes
Bowling 3003 Humbert Street, Alton, IL 62002 MoreLess Info
A traditional bowling center, Bowl Haven offers open and league bowling as well as birthday party hosting. The center provides a game room with arcade games and prizes, a bar and grill, televisions and a pro shop.
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88% 8 votes
Haunted Tours 301 E. Broadway, Alton, IL 62002 MoreLess Info
At Mineral Springs Paranormal Research Center, visitors can take a walking tour of the most famous haunted buildings in the town. The center also has a museum of torture devices that feature headcages, thumbscrews, and other contraptions.
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65% 23 votes
Haunted Tours 301 E. Broadway, Alton, IL MoreLess Info
Those wishing to see where the dark ages got their name from can visit the Historic Museum of Torture Devices, where they will see the Chinese death cages, thumbscrews, Vlad's impaling pole, and many other torture devices.
4.4 Miles
100% 2 votes
Natural History Museums 2751 River Heritage Parkway, Alton, IL 62002 MoreLess Info
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.
1.1 Miles
70% 10 votes
Historic Buildings 2018 Alby Street, Alton, IL 62002 MoreLess Info
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.
0.2 Miles
48% 69 votes
Casinos 1 Piasa Street, Alton, IL 62002 MoreLess Info
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.
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