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Burritt on the Mountain

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Address: 3101 Burritt Drive, Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone Number: (256) 536-2882
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Everyone needs to know the history so we can see how we got to where we are now. This home was extremely informative and the view of Huntsville was incredible.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Maryville, Tennessee
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Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Friendly people & beautiful scenery, but seem confusing & not well organized. Maps & signage are hard to understand. Not great for small children. Animals don't look healthy.

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Maryville, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Everyone needs to know the history so we can see how we got to where we are now. This home was extremely informative and the view of Huntsville was incredible.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Beautifull. Views !!!!!!! Just a very relaxing place for a Couple, Family or aGreat a Place to take Children or Grandchildren !!!!!

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Naples, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a well-done restoration/recreation of a 1800s village/homestead. Enough history and culture to interest adults and an amazing number of playgrounds, water pools, gold-panning (play), animals and petting areas and puzzle games for children - including, a scavenger hunt on the property which teaches as well as entertains. We had 5 (aged 2-12) children with our 5 adults and... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Burritt has beautiful scenery, views, and allows you to step back in time. I loved watching sheep shearing, seeing small animals, learning about how they cooked in the past. Fun and education place that allows all ages to have a great time! Wonderful venue for events, weddings, etc.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have been to Huntsville many times, but this was the first time we stopped at Burritt on the Mountain. We arrived at 2:45 PM and expected to have plenty of time to explore the grounds. We were wrong. They closed at 4:00 PM - which was not enough time to see everything. We did our best to see as... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We went during their annual family on the farm event. Got to see quilting, butter making, sheep shearing and just admire the beautiful grounds. Very close to Monte Sano State Park

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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I hadn't been up to this place in years, and it was like looking at it for the first time again. I loved having children with us that got to see and feel what life so long ago looked like. Great place to educate not just children, but adults as well.

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Dandridge, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The views from this place are incredible. The home and grounds are pretty. We arrived at 3:15 thinking we had plenty of time because the website it closed at 5. The lady behind the counter said it closed at 4 and that we didn't have time to see it all, so she didn't even offer to sell us tickets. We... More 

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Taft, TN USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The museum itself is average, but has improved tremendously over the last ten years. The outdoor collection of historic buildings is the true reason for visiting this park. My grandchild had the best time touring the old farm village, and was enchanted by the guides in costume. I believe that we have created a young history buff! Thank you! Also,... More 

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