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Center for American Archeology

100 Broadway Street
Kampsville, IL 62053
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P: (618) 653-4316
F: (618) 653-4232

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Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 4 p.m.
Open late April - end of October

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Center for American Archeology

Located in Kampsville, the Center for American Archeology is dedicated to discovering and disseminating the unwritten story of the humans that occupied the region surrounding the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers for more than 10,000 years. The Visitor's Center and Museum, housed in the historic Kamp Store, offers a variety of exhibits focusing on the 10,000 year pre-history of the lower Illinois River Valley, the archeological history of Illinois and the history of the Kamp Store. Guided tours of the Center for American Archeology facility and excavation sites are available for groups of ten or more.

Center for American Archeology: Archeology Day
July 14, 2018
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
Trip type:
Couples
Have you ever been to Calhoun County?
Nov 8, 2016
My then 80-year-old mother (she is now 98) tipped my wife and I off to the Center for American Archeology in Kampsville, Illinois, when she went on a dig with... more »
Maureen J
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Amazing venue hidden away in Calhoun County
May 7, 2016
We explored this venue with our Girl Scout troop and were blown away by the experience. Jason, our guide for the day, was PhD candidate on the cusp of graduation... more »
ltldxi
Winchester, Illinois
Trip type:
Family
Nice little museum
Jul 9, 2012
It is very clean and has some nice displays. Not a great place for kids but teens and up can really appreciate it all. They also have an active dig... more »
captainsavin
French Lick, Indiana
CAA's Family Dig Day was great - fun and educational - and staff is wonderful!
Jul 8, 2011
My granddaughter, who wants to be a forensic anthropogist, and I attended the June 18 Family Dig Day. We learned a lot - how to correctly excavate, plot artifact finds... more »
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Center for American Archeology

Located in Kampsville, the Center for American Archeology is dedicated to discovering and disseminating the unwritten story of the humans that occupied the region surrounding the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers for more than 10,000 years. The Visitor's Center and Museum, housed in the historic Kamp Store, offers a variety of exhibits focusing on the 10,000 year pre-history of the lower Illinois River Valley, the archeological history of Illinois and the history of the Kamp Store. Guided tours of the Center for American Archeology facility and excavation sites are available for groups of ten or more.

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