Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Site of the largest prehistoric Indian city north of Mexico. Interpretive center, Woodhenge solar calendar, special events. From I-55, exit 6 IL Rte. 111. From I-255, exit 24.
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Very nice museum with interactive displays. Mounds are close to parking lot. Short movie gives good explanation of the area history. Important part of Early America, 900 - 1250 A.D. Free, donation...Full Review
This amazing site is close to Downtown St. Louis located on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River. In addition to the burial mounds. there is a wonderful museum that traces the 3000 year...Full Review
If your idea of civilization in North American begins at 1492, the historians and archeologists at Cahokia Mounds have something to show you. This site is a short drive from bustling St. Louis...Full Review