Driving Directions

Directions Driving (from Iowa) To the Moline Entrance: take Interstate 74 to the River Drive exit and turn left. Go two blocks and just before the overpass turn right and follow the ramp up to Moline Bridge to the Arsenal.

Directions Driving (from Illinois using I-74) To access the Rock Island Arsenal from Illinois using I-74 take I-74 West to the 7th Avenue exit. Turn left onto 7th Avenue and follow to 14th Street. Turn right and go straight down the street and up the ramp to the Moline Bridge to the Arsenal.

The speed limit on Arsenal Island is 25 mph. Watch for signs. The Illinois seat belt law is enforced on Arsenal Island. Rock Island Arsenal is a U.S. Army military installation and the use of cell phones while driving is prohibited without a hands-free device.

Attractions open to the public:

Rock Island Arsenal Garrison Museum:
   Open Tuesday through Saturday noon to 4:00 p.m.

The Mississippi River Visitor Center:
   Open 7 days a week 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Memorial Day & Labor Day 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Rock Island National Cemetery:
   Open Sunup to Sundown 7 days a week.

The Colonel Davenport Historical Foundation:
   Open for tours May through mid-October on Thursday through Sunday noon to 4:00 p.m.

Memorial Park:
   Open dawn to dusk 7 days a week.

Visitor parking is available throughout the island.