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Davenport, Iowa

  • Colonel Davenport

    Tour guides recall the army fort construction that brought George Davenport to Rock Island on the Mississippi (now home to the Rock Island Arsenal) in 1816. Davenport developed a prosperous fur trade ...
    Colonel Davenport

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Schuetzen Park Historic Site

This site holds many special memories for generations of local German-Americans and other area residents. In 1870, the Davenport Schützengesellschaft (later called the Schützen Verein) created this "Schützenpark"

Davenport, IA Historic Sites



Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science/IMAX Theatre

Permanent exhibits feature Mississippi River history and natural environments of the region as well as worldwide cultures. Changing exhibits, museum store, and 3D IMAX Theater.

Davenport, IA Museums

Figge Art Museum

Formerly the Davenport Museum of Art, the Figge Art Museum is housed in a new facility overlooking the Mississippi River. Regionalist, Haitian, Mexican Colonial, American, and contemporary art collections, along with extensive traveling exhibit schedule. Restaurant, museum store.

Davenport, IA Museums

Things to do near Davenport, IA

Sundown Mountain Ski and Snowboard Resort

Twenty-three beautiful trails through cedar forests. The 475-foot vertical drop is the highest in Iowa and southern Minnesota...

Rustic Ridge Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Bickelhaupt Arboretum

View 14 acres of labeled trees, shrubs and perennials. One of the top 10 public conifer collections in the U.S. The Visitors ...

Swing of the Quad Cities Baseball

Minor league baseball at the historic John O'Donnell Stadium in downtown Davenport. Enjoy 70 home games during the 2005 seaso...

Figge Art Museum

Formerly the Davenport Museum of Art, the Figge Art Museum is housed in a new facility overlooking the Mississippi River. Reg...