Center for American Archeology

Illinois 100
Kampsville, IL 62053


The CAA Visitors’ Center & Museum, housed within the historic Kamp Store building, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  While the majority of its award-winning exhibits focus on the fascinating prehistory of the lower Illinois River Valley, the Museum also features exhibits about the historical period in Illinois and the history of the Kamp Store itself.

Our Gift Shop features a unique assortment of gifts for people of all ages, including CAA logo apparel and merchandise, postcards, handcrafted Peruvian gourd ornaments, nostalgic toys, Trisha Waldron jewelry, and much more.  Be sure to check out our CAA Publication Series and grab a copy of Koster: Americans in Search of their Prehistoric Past while you’re visiting!

2010 Hours of Operation: April 20-November 7, 2010
Monday: closed
Tuesday-Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 10 am – 4pm
Sunday: Noon – 4 pm

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