One of my favorite places in the world - but heck as a Hopewell archaeologist that makes sense! The shame is that visitors from afar, around the world, know how significant this special place is yet many locals do not...the entire Mound City staff are wonderful and indeed the entire earthwork system managed by the NPS is deserving of a...
Really great place to visit to add to your understanding of the advanced cultures that were here FIRST. Anyone interested in history and/or Native American cultures SHOULD make it a point to visit this site.
I like to think that I have a good imagination. That's what it takes to enjoy these archaeological pre-european contact sites. If your children (or yourselves) have not read about 'mound builder culture' prior to your visit, you will be underwhelmed.