Gallery of Exhibits
The Mighty Mississippi courses through 10 states, appears in countless stories, gives homes to a dazzling array of wildlife, and generates over $20 billion every year. And there's no better way to learn about it all than by splashing around in it like a wild otter – which the river also has.
Location: Second Floor
One of the world’s greatest rivers packed into a mesmerizing 100-foot long water table – locks, dams, drainage systems, ports, tributaries and all. Get ready for big wet fun at one of the museum’s top attractions.
Rocks & Springs Tots Spot
A special estuary where younger children and toddlers can enjoy their very own watery play spot.
Enter the gallery and begin your journey down the Mighty Mississippi at this tumbling wall of water.
Cargo & Destinations
Make your way down the Mighty Mississippi to the Port of New Orleans, where vessels loaded with cargo are shipped around the world.
Grown-ups can take a dry break and understand how to go with the flow when living with water.
License Plate Bingo
Guests can enjoy our “License Plate BINGO” at our “Move With the River” gallery. Grab a crayon and a board and have fun finding all of the different letters, numbers, signs and pictures that are displayed along our 100-foot long water table. Ask a Gallery Assistant at your next visit!
There are way more things to do than we could possibly list here. Come see for yourself.
- Associated Terminals & Turn Services
- Bryan Subaru
- Capital One Bank
- The Louisiana River Boat Pilots’ Association
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