Kampsville, Illinois

Center for American Archeology

Enjoy the Center for American Archeology Museum, located in the historic Kamp Store building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. View award-winning exhibits that focus on the prehistory of the lower Illinois River Valley. Check the website for a complete schedule of events including excavation days.

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McCully Heritage Project

Facilities and programs that provide the opportunity for the public to appreciate the natural, historical & cultural resources of the lower Illinois River valley. 15 miles of hiking and horseback trails, scenic overlooks, two fishing ponds, wildlife and bird watching, wildflowers and trees, geocaching, picnic areas, wetland with a boardwalk, and a birding trail & bird nest exhibit.

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Louie's Kampsville Inn

Great place to grab a bit to eat while watching the Kampsville Ferry cross the Illinois River. Full-service bar. All-you-can-eat catfish and/or buffalo fritters on Friday night from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. (dine-in only). CASH ONLY...No debit or credit cards accepted.

Monday thru Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Kampsville Landing

Small-town restaurant with a small-town feel. Daily specials and hot fish. CASH ONLY!

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