The Collinsville community offers many resources to help enrich the lives of its residents. Links to these local resources can be found in the Resource Directory at the top of this page.

Hands-on experience is a powerful teaching tool! With its close proximity to the St. Louis metropolitan area, Collinsville students, staff and residents are within easy driving distance of world-class museums, as well as historic, cultural and educational sites. Throughout their years in the Collinsville School District, many students have an opportunity to travel to local and regional attractions through school and activity field trips. Parents and extended families enjoy sharing history and fun with their children by also visiting many of these sites. The sites found below are in the St. Louis Missouri area unless otherwise noted.

General Sites of Interest

Butterfly House

Challenger Learning Center

Children's Museum (Edwardsville, Illinois)

City Museum

Edward Jones Dome at America's Center

Eugene Field House and the St. Louis Toy Museum

Grant's Farm

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum

Meramec Caverns

Missouri Botanical Gardens

Purina Farms

Scott Trade Center

Six Flags St. Louis

Upper Limits Rock Climbing Gym

Cultural Institutions

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Dance St. Louis

Fox Theatre

Laumeier Sculpture Park

Muny, The

Powell Symphony Hall

Saint Louis Art Museum

Sheldon Concert Hall

Historic Sites

Arch, The St. Louis (Jefferson National Expansion Memorial)

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (Collinsville, Illinois)

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

Holocaust Museum & Learning Center

Illinois Old State Capitol (Springfield, Illinois)

Lewis & Clark State Historic Site

Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, Illinois)

Lincoln's New Salem (Springfield, Illinois)

Missouri History Museum

Museum of Westward Expansion

St. Louis Union Station