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  • City Landmarks

  • Gateway Center     

    1 Gateway Dr.

    Collinsville, IL 62234

    (618) 345-8998


    Gateway CenterWith a location just minutes from downtown St. Louis, Gateway Center is Southwestern Illinois' premier meeting facility. While offering full-service capabilities for groups of 10 to 2000, this uniquely designed multipurpose facility can host conventions, tradeshows, public shows, banquets, and meetings. Our 40,000-square feet of column-free space is ideal for a general session or tradeshow. As host to more than 300 events each year, it is no wonder Gateway Center is "The Great Way to Gather!”


  • World's Largest Catsup Bottle

    Mini golf at Gateway Fun Park

    800 S Morrison Ave

    Collinsville, IL 62234

    (618) 344-8775


    The World's Largest Catsup Bottle® stands proudly next to Route 159, just south of downtown Collinsville, Illinois. This unique 170 ft. tall water tower was built in 1949 by the W.E. Caldwell Company for the G.S. Suppiger catsup bottling plant - bottlers of Brooks old original rich & tangy catsup.
    In 1995, due to the efforts of the Catsup Bottle Preservation Group, this landmark roadside attraction was saved from demolition and beautifully restored to its original appearance.
    Recognized the world over as an excellent example of 20th century roadside Americana, the World's Largest Catsup Bottle regularly garners national attention and attracts visitors and tourists every day.
    In August of 2002 it was named to the National Register of Historic Places



  • Fairmount Park

    9301 Collinsville Rd.                                                   

    Collinsville, IL  62234

    (618) 345-4300


    Fairmount Park horse racing

    Try your luck at Illinois’ only downstate horseracing track, with live thoroughbred races between April and October, and simulcast racing year-round.



  • Miner's Theater

    204 West Main St.

    Collinsville, IL 62234

    (618) 346-4646



    Miner's Institute

    Opened in 1918, the Miner's Institute was the result of the combined effort of coal miners belonging to United Mine Workers Locals 848, 264 and 685. Each miner contributed one percent of his annual income to fund construction for the three-story building. Over its long history, the building has served the community as a meeting hall, theater, auditorium, and to draw entertainers to the area. Following the end of mining in the area, the building served primarily as a theater and movie house. On August 28, 1985, the building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The building is currently closed for renovations.


  • Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

    30 Ramey Street

    Collinsville, IL 62234

    (618) 346-4646



    The remains of the most sophisticated prehistoric native civilization north of Mexico are preserved at Cahokia Mounds State Historical Site. Within the 2,200 acre tract, located a few miles west of Collinsville, Illinois, lie the archaeological remnants of the central section of the ancient settlement that is today known as Cahokia