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March 31, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:30 pm, repeating until August 12, 2018

One event on April 13, 2018 at 4:30 pm

One event on May 27, 2018 at 4:30 pm

One event on May 28, 2018 at 4:30 pm

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 8, 2018

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St. Louis Riverfront Cruise – 4:30 pm

Relive the days when steamboats ruled the river on this one-hour cruise along St. Louis’ diverse riverfront. Narrated by the captain or a National Park Service ranger, this cruise highlights the Mississippi River’s important role in St. Louis history and the significance of the working river today. Concessions available on board.

2018 Schedule: Cruises run daily, March through November. Cruise times vary.

A ranger from the National Park Service joins the cruise to explain how the river affects and benefits the surrounding city.
Ranger Schedule:
Spring & Fall – Saturdays & Sundays at 1:30pm ending Nov. 18;
Summer – Daily at 12pm, 1:30pm, and 3pm from May 26 – September 3

Price: $20/adult, $10/child (3-15 yrs) Group Pricing Available

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