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Self-Guided Audio-Visual Tour for Two or Four with Souvenir Book from Cahokia Mounds Museum Society (Up to 53% Off)

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Visitors take self-guided audio-visual tours of a metropolis built by Native Americans from AD 700 to 1400

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Mar 21, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Valid for 1 book per tour group. Parking included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Like smashing a snow globe against your forehead, tours can open up a fascinating new world right before your eyes. Go beyond the surface with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $10 for a Cahokia Mounds site tour for two (a $19.95 value)
  • $14 for a Cahokia Mounds site tour for four (a $29.95 value)

An iPod touch loaded with audio-visual commentaries (a $5 value/person) accompanies each guest on a self-guided tour of the site's major sights and exhibits. Each group of two or four also receives a City of the Sun souvenir book (a $9.95 value) and a 10% discount at the gift shop.

Cahokia Mounds Museum Society

Between AD 700¬ and 1400, the city of Cahokia gradually rose from the floodplain of the Mississippi River to become the largest city north of Mexico. Across 6 square miles, its population of 20,000 people worked together to create a thriving community grounded in astronomy, agriculture, and economics. To this end, they erected large, lasting structures such as an enormous wooden calendar that notified citizens about the changes of the seasons. Giant earthen mounds served as the foundation of the city and the site of the big mud fight that decided the mayoral election each year.

Through careful excavation, research, and reconstruction, the Cahokia Mounds Museum Society aims to preserve the site and educate visitors about its importance. During visits, guests on self-guided tours can explore 800 acres of the city, including the 100-foot-tall Monks Mound and Woodhenge, the giant calendar.

Cahokia Mounds Museum Society

Between AD 700 and 1400, the city of Cahokia gradually rose from the floodplain of the Mississippi River to become the largest city north of Mexico. Across 6 square miles, its population of 20,000 people worked together to create a thriving community grounded in astronomy, agriculture, and economics. To this end, they erected large, lasting structures such as an enormous wooden calendar that notified citizens about the changes of the seasons. Giant earthen mounds served as the foundation of the city and the site of the big mud fight that decided the mayoral election each year.

Through careful excavation, research, and reconstruction, the Cahokia Mounds Museum Society aims to preserve the site and educate visitors about its importance. During visits, guests on self-guided tours can explore 800 acres of the city, including the 100-foot-tall Monks Mound and Woodhenge, the giant calendar.


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93% of 345 customers recommend

  • “I have lived in the area for years but the groupon finally got me there! :) ”

  • “Lovely and helpful staff, prairie naturalization areas are impressive, overall very impressed with what has been added in the last few years”

  • “It would be really cool if you could build a temple on top of the big mound, that would be awesome.”

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    30 Ramey Street

    Collinsville, IL 62234

    +16183465160

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