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To Visit Rock Island Arsenal

Visitor access request form

First time visitors must stop at the Visitor Control Center at the Moline Gate, visitors with valid passes may use any gate.

Gate Hours

Moline  24-7
Rock Island: Monday through Saturday
                           (4:30 AM to 9:00 PM)
Visitor Control Center:
Weekday 6 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Weekends 7:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed
Monday-Friday, 5:30 a.m. -8:15 a.m (inbound traffic only), and 2 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (outbound traffic only)
Saturday and Sunday: Closed


Starting Sunday April 22 through Aug. 1, repair work will be done on the Rock Island viaduct. The viaduct will be closed for repair work nightly from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday night through Thursday.  The viaduct will be open for normal operations between 5 a.m. on Friday morning through 8 p.m. Sunday evening.   The work includes removal and replacement of the parapet wall and street lighting.

Both the Davenport and Rock Island gates will be opened at 4:30 a.m. each weekday morning for access from the Government Bridge.

Traffic control measures will be placed at appropriate locations.  Please use caution when traveling in or near the area.