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Who We Are


The mission of RiverWorks Discovery® is to educate communities about the commerce, culture, conservation, and careers on the great rivers of America and their watersheds.


The vision of RiverWorks Discovery® to become a world leader in protecting the life, history, and culture found along the rivers, and to instill an appreciation for waterways as well as the careers working along the waterways. 

About Us

RiverWorks Discovery® is an outreach program of the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium and the National Rivers Hall of Fame. Our activities can be presented indoors or outdoors to encourage youth to reconnect with nature while they learn about the fascinating world of rivers. We provide educational materials and resources for both formal and informal educators.

Read about how RiverWorks Discovery is making waves in the education sector.

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RWD Staff

Executive Director




National River Hall of Fame

Established in 1985 with 113 national advisors, the mission of the National Rivers Hall of Fame is to collect, preserve, and share the stories of the women and men who have had a significant impact on the rivers of America.

From Mark Twain to Captain Mary Miller, Chief Black Hawk to Louis Armstrong, the Hall of Fame is supported by members in 36 states and is part of the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Dubuque, Iowa.

Visit the Hall of Fame Here