Located on historic Main Street, the Dubuque, Iowa Welcome Center is a go to destination for visitors and locals alike. With Dubuque & Iowa merchandise, maps, brochures, and friendly faces, you will find what you are looking for during your time in Iowa’s oldest community.
From a wide variety of t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and other apparel to products made locally in Dubuque, the Welcome Center offers plenty of goodies to bring back from your trip.
Plan to stop by the Welcome Center and find out more.
Hours + Location
You can find us at the corner of 3rd and Main in historic downtown Dubuque, Iowa. Our hours change seasonally so check back or call us at 800.798.8844 to confirm.
280 Main Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001 | 800.798.8844
Monday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM
June – August Fridays open until 6 PM
December – March
Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM
April – November
Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: 10 AM – 3PM
Hours subject to change due to holidays.
Frequently Asked Questions
You can find public restrooms at the Iowa Welcome Center located at 280 Main Street and also in the Dubuque Convention & Visitors Building located at 300 Main Street. There are also public restrooms at the corner of 5th & Bluff Streets
Complimentary parking is provided on 3rd Street between Main Street and Locust Street across from Crust and also on 4th Street between Bluff Street and Locust Street.
There are currently 3 hotels with views of the Mississippi River; Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark, Hotel Julien Dubuque & Hilton Garden Inn. The Hancock House and Four Mounds are 2 Bed & Breakfasts with Mississippi River views.
From the main navigation bar, select Explore in the top heading, then select Shopping.
From the main navigation bar, select Explore, then select Arts + Culture.
You can find museums under the Heritage section.
Find riverboat tours under Along the River to get a list of tours.
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