The Museum Society provides vital support to the Cahokia Mounds Historic Site which has been designated as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Your support ensures that the Museum Society is able to continue such unique endeavors as:

Protecting the Site
Our Land Acquisition Program reacquires portions of this prehistoric city, protecting the land from being destroyed by urban development.

Educating the Public
The Site serves as many as 350,000 visitors yearly from all fifty states and over eighty foreign countries. Here are just a few of our free programs:

  • Kids Day: This event features numerous hands-on activities, crafts, games and Indian dancing to teach today's youth of the culture that existed here over 1,000 years ago.
  • Lecture Series: From January through April CMMS hosts a different lecturer each month to teach of Native Americans and archaeology.
  • Nature/Culture Hikes: Offered in the Spring and Fall by a staff archaeologist and a botanical specialist.
  • Equinox & Solstice Sunrises: Observed at the reconstructed Woodhenge, with an explanation of the discovery and function of the ancient calendar.

Supporting the Arts
The site offers a venue for Native American artists from across the country to display and sell their artwork and crafts and to teach visitors about traditional and contemporary processes.

  • Contemporary Indian Art Show: A two-day juried art show and sale each July.
  • Indian Market Days: Offers a unique holiday shopping experience over Thanksgiving Weekend.

Please join us today in protecting and preserving Cahokia Mounds.
Your gift makes a meaningful difference.

Please Choose Your Membership Level:
(And thank you in advance!!)

Student/Senior $30
Individual $40
Family $50
Contributor $100
Donor $500
Patron $1,000
Corporate $10,000

Using the membership button below is EXTREMELY EASY, especially if you already have a PayPal account!! The version of the screen that is displayed if you are a PayPal user only requires you to enter your PayPal logon and password. It will pre-fill your subscription level and will probably pre-fill your logon name for you also!!

But What if I Do Not Have a Paypal Account?
If you do not have a paypal logon yet, the screen presented to you will probably ask you for your credit card and shipping address information. Filling in this form and clicking on Continue will actually establish a PayPal account for you and then bring you back to the simple screen where you may need to enter your new Paypal username and password again.

If you already have a PayPal account simply enter your PayPal logon and password. You do not need to create a Paypal account to donate.

Want to maximize your gift?
Call today for more information about Employer Matching Gift Programs, IRA gifts, gifts of securities and other giving options.