Kids Day

Kids Day


10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
30 Ramey Street, Collinsville, IL, 62234

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General Information

For the first time since 2019, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is hosting a day of fun & educational activities for the kids! Join us on October 7 as we reintroduce our annual Kid’s Day outreach program. This event exposes kids of all ages to Native American Cultures, archaeology, cultural preservation, and conservation preservation through hands-on activities including:

Chunkey Games


Fiber Finger-Weaving

ISAS (Illinois State Archaeological Survey) Drone Demonstrations

Kid’s Nature/Culture Hike

Make Your Own T-Shirt

Native American Music & Dance

Pinch-Pot Making

Kid’s Day takes place on the grounds at Cahokia Mounds, in front of and behind the Interpretive Center. The exhibits and gallery remain closed for the rest of 2023 and likely into 2024 for major mechanical renovations. The Interpretive Center Lobby (Restrooms) and Gift Shop will be open to the public during this event.


If you have any questions or would like more information you may reach out by phone at 618-346-5160 or email at We can’t wait to have everyone back for this popular event!


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