Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

  • Museums | Museums/Galleries
  • Illinois
  • Illinois


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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Well preserved with a good museum
Reviewed By corbyers111 November 2019

Cahokia is the largest preserved Mississippian Native city in the country. There is a lot of history here that you would never expect to find this close to a major city (about 10-15 minutes outside...

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Day trip before colddddd weather hits!
Reviewed By patriciag678 November 2019

Fun day outside! Great place to take the grandkids! They enjoyed seeing the everyday life exhibit. They were also allowed to release energy after our long drive by walking around the mounds.

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Amazing
Reviewed By Dean W September 2019

This place is amazing. Just to stand in this beautiful spot and imagine the ancient civilisation that once lived here is quite something. The main mound is easily scaled (avoiding the joggers...

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