Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, administered by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, is just eight miles from downtown St. Louis near Collinsville, Illinois, off Interstates 55-70 and 255, and Illinois 111, on Collinsville road. Entrance is free of charge, although a donation of $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, $2 for children, and $15 for families is suggested.

Hours

Interpretive Center:
May 1 through October 31
Open 7 days a week, 9am to 5pm

November through December
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Open Wednesday through Sunday, 9am to 5pm

January
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Open Wednesday through Sunday, 9am to 4pm

February through April
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays
Open Wednesday through Sunday, 9am to 5pm

Grounds: 8 am to dusk.

Holidays Open

Easter Sunday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day

Holidays Closed

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
Lincoln's Birthday
President's Day
General Election Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day