Tour 1: UMSL Mercantile Library
Time: 9AM (subject to change)
Length: 2 hours
Maximum: 20 people
Description: Includes breakfast — The UMSL Mercantile Library houses the Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library and the John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library. Tour hosted by UMSL’s Endowed Director and Curator includes presentations of the libraries and the featured exhibits.
Tour 2: Melvin Price Locks & Dam (Alton)
Time: 8:30AM – 11AM
Maximum: 50 people
Description: This guided tour gives you the best view of Alton and the Mississippi River from eight stories in the air atop the Melvin Price Locks & Dam. You will see towboats and barges as they push their way through this incredible structure.