THE ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL MUSEUM
The Rock Island Arsenal Museum is the Army’s second oldest museum – opening to the public on July 4, 1905.
The Museum is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the history of Rock Island Arsenal and Arsenal Island.
Our exhibits tell the story of how diverse people, innovative manufacturing processes, and the production of cutting-edge military equipment have shaped the Island’s past, present, and future.
HOURS & ACCESS
Tuesday – Saturday 10AM – 4PM
Closed Federal Holidays and the Day after Thanksgiving
Rock Island Arsenal is an active military installation. All visitors must enter through the Moline, Illinois Gate. Visitors 18 years old or older who do not have an approved Department of Defense ID must obtain a visitor pass at the Moline Gate Visitor Center. Learn more about how to obtain a visitor pass here.