Excel Bottling Co.
Tours are offered of the Ski and Craft Beer bottling plant. Never heard of Ski? You have a treat in store. This is a great opportunity to see how these favorite drinks are actually made.
Known throughout the Midwest for its signature soda, SKI, the Excel Bottling Co. recently broadened its market to include craft beer. Their hoppy, West Coast style beers, as well as traditional German style lagers celebrate the heritage of the Southern Illinois and St. Louis region. Call for group tours.
Visit an exact replica of a Civil War Fort complete with a jail, one room home, livery and log cabins. Be sure to see the display of area churches and other buildings all done in miniature. The churches have as many as 10,000 bricks and tiny stained glass windows. By appointment.