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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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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Mansion with a view

What a beautiful view Dr. Burrit had of Huntsville! That's just one of the reasons this place is worth a visit. The overzealous talkative docent did not add as much as he might... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Lydia S
Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful view Dr. Burrit had of Huntsville! That's just one of the reasons this place is worth a visit. The overzealous talkative docent did not add as much as he might have to the experience, but we appreciated his enthusiasm. Beautiful mansion and furnishings. The restored DeSoto in the garage below also very cool. The pioneer village of... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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287 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Burritt on the Mountain is many things. There is the mansion built by Dr. William Henry Burritt in 1936 (and rebuilt in 1937 after it burned down on moving day). The house is interesting, but I think my husband was more interested in the restored 1949 DeSoto. There is also the wonderful and educational historic park. Visitors can step back... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I visited this beautiful location with my granddaughter on a school field trip. The buildings are authentic log cabins from the mid-1800s. Children learned about the way of life and saw many artifacts. There are picnic areas, a gift shop, clean restrooms,and picnic areas with a playground and field. Burritt on the Mountain has a lovely conference center that is... More 

Thank Bulldog_Lover2013
Caroline K, Public Relations Manager at Burritt on the Mountain, responded to this review

We are so happy that you had a good time! We hope your granddaughter did as well. Hope to see you on the mountain soon and check out our Grandparent Memberships! More 

The Woodlands, Texas
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Very interesting tour of the house built by Dr. Burritt. Next to the house is an 1800's village of several log cabins and other houses from the 19th century. The best part was the 1800s village where they boast the oldest surviving log cabin in Alabama dating to around 1809. I enjoyed being able to show my kids how people... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is a fascinating place to visit, several different buildings in the grounds, each telling their own histories. It is in a lovely location, but beware, it is closed on Mondays.

Thank AdyBert
Caroline K, Public Relations Manager at Burritt on the Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review on Tripadvisor! I love reading reviews from those who appreciate the Historic Park and our preservation of the history of the area. And yes we are closed on Mondays. We have to give the barnyard animals a break sometime ;-) More 

Springdale, Arkansas
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60 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

It's hard not to like visiting Burritt on the Mountain. There is something for everyone to do or see from farm animals. History buffs are going to fined the Burritt Mansion fascinating.

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Childersburg, Alabama, Usa
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40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I attended a wedding here at 4pm and it was so beautiful with the sun going down and the place was out of this world fabulous.

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Langston, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit and we absolutely loved it! Went for a homeschool class on Cotton in Alabama and made a day of it. We picnicked and took ourselves on a self-guided tour. We also did the Time Travel Scavenger Hunt. Perfect history lesson for the 1800s time period. Kiddos talked about it all the way home. We will... More 

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Richmond, Kentucky
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46 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This was a good history activity for children. Me and mine (6 and 11) spent all morning here. There is a kind of treasure hunt, which clues were way too difficult to find, but which answers were easy enough to guess. The topic was Time Traveler and they had a beginning to the history lesson a tunnel with pictures and... More 

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Hayden, Alabama
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111 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It was an interesting experience. There is a variety to see and do. The mansion tour was self guided and intriguing but it is not much of a mansion by today's standards. The barnyard animals feel a little out of place, but the children running around seemed to enjoy them. The exhibit they had set up made for some good... More 

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