2600 52nd Ave.
Moline, IL 61265-6373
Phone: (309) 762-7000
Fax: (309) 762-7000
Situated at 41st Street, the Moline Public Library has been serving as a significant place for those with academic inclinations as well as book lovers. The library houses an enormous range of books on myriad subjects. Online catalog and database of the library is available for reference on their website.
Also known as the Belgian Museum of Quad Cities, this center was established to serve as an organization for Belgians residing in Quad Cities. Memberships to the organization can be availed and it also offers services such as translation, research and venues for official meetings.
Situated in the Overlook District, Deere-Wiman House & Butterworth Center are two places worth visiting if you love old, historic buildings. The area around both of them is surrounded by well-kept and charming gardens and pathways. You can explore them and gain more insight into John Deere's family history or you can come here for one of the many cultural events that take place.
Bent River Brewing Company offers a wide and interesting selection of craft beers to try from. They have an eclectic food menu too. The atmosphere is welcoming and the staff will make you feel completely at home. You can enjoy your beer in the outdoor patio area as well.
The Loop connects several parts of Moline with their bright-colored buses. There are several boarding points for passengers and the buses traverse through popular attractions of Davenport, Rock Island, Bettendorf, etc. Take a ride around the Quad cities at a modest cost with Loop!
The Black Hawk State Historic Site is located in Rock Island, Illinois. It is the home of a band of Native Americans of the Sauk nation. It is also famous for being the birthplace of the Sauk warrior Black Hawk. There is also a Hauberg Museum which specializes in Sauk and Mesquakie cultural objects and artifacts. This historic center is also home to a bird nature center dedicated to the study of native birds.
This zoological park, known as the Niabi Zoo, is home to more than 900 animals from over 160 species. Spread across 240 acres (97 hectares), it features native plants and gardens, as well as several exhibits that are catergorized by continent. Other amenities include picnic spots, an educational center, gift stores, and rides for kids, making this place perfect for an outing with family and friends.
Spread over 39 acres of land, the Longview Park Conservatory and Gardens is a beautiful city park that features botanical gardens. Accessible to the visitors without any fees, the park consists of beautiful flower gardens, greenhouse, volley ball, tennis court, playground, walking trails, ice skating, and picnis shelters to spend some family time or time with some friends.
Discover a stunning array of plant life at this little botanical garden located along the Mississippi River. The center was established in 1998 to spread awareness and understanding of plant life in the region. Prominent areas within the garden include a tropical atrium, gardens as well as a greenhouse. The garden train exhibit never fails to get the children excited. The center is also available for private events.
Experience a unique way to get around Davenport and surrounding cities. Channel Cat Water Taxi offers patrons the chance to be transported along the Mississippi to neighboring cities. The taxi offers a daily schedule ferrying passengers to popular destinations and attractions in the area like the Isle of Capri Casino Landing in Bettendorf, the John Deere Commons in Moline, Celebration Belle Landing in Moline and the Village of East Davenport Landing.
The McKinley Elementary School dates back to the 1950s era and since has been serving the Davenport region. The historical school structure was also incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. This school is still functional and owing to its modern approach towards learning is one of the popular educational institutes around.
LeClaire Park is one of the many green spaces that dot the beautiful city of Davenport. Located at the riverfront of the Mississippi, this public park sprawls across 400 acres (161 hectares). It comprises of several recreational spots, a baseball field and a stage for live entertainment. It hosts an array of concerts, festivals, cultural and community events. Visitors can enjoy a picnic on the lush grass, play a sport, admire the monuments, take a hiking trail and enjoy fishing, among myriad activities on offer.