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Moundville Archaeological Park

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Address: 10375 Moundville Archaeological Park, Moundville, AL 35474
Phone Number: 205 371 2234
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This campground is home to a reconstructed Indian ground.

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This was an impromptu stop during a weekend trip. I highly recommend taking time to visit. The first building is not the museum, but is the place to pay the admission fees and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Gwyn G
Forest, Ms
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Forest, Ms
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an impromptu stop during a weekend trip. I highly recommend taking time to visit. The first building is not the museum, but is the place to pay the admission fees and view a short overview video. This video really sets the stage for the tour ahead. The attendant will also provide a brochure with information on the audio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

After recently moving to the area, my husband and I decided to get out on our bikes and doing some exploring. This was a small museum but it was interesting with great displays. The staff was very friendly and the gift shop was a nice addition. The mounds and the surrounding areas are worth seeing. History in any form is... More 

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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A thousand years ago approximately 1/3 of what is now the continental U.S. was part of what archeologists call the Southeast ceremonial complex or the "mound builder culture". Although these native people spoke different languages, they believed in similar ideas of the world, it's creation and appropriate ways to live in it. They built large mounds for ceremonial sites (Cahokia,... More 

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Kingston Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We have traveled to many mound sites in the southeast and this one was one of the best! The museum has been renovated in recent years. The exhibits are interesting to both adults and children. There are lifesize wax figures as part of the displays. EXCELLENT display of pottery dug from the site along with points and baskets, etc. The... More 

Thank LLC2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Wow, we really enjoyed our visit to this great historical site. Learned a lot about the history of this site and the native american inhabitants dating back to 1100AD. The gentleman at the office was very interesting, helpful and informative. A video recounts the story and history of the site. The museum is very nice and has a large collection... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I live in Tuscaloosa and Moundville is on my standard list of "where to take out-of-town visitors." That means I've been there more than once. When visiting the southeast U.S., maybe experiencing evidence of inhabitants from 1000 years ago might not seem the most obvious choice. But, if you miss Moundville, you miss a profoundly stimulating and enjoyable experience. From... More 

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Northport, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

What was America like thousands of years ago. Who were the indigenous people? How did they live? These questions are answered at one of the most unique sites that preserves Native American history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Moundville had the largest population in North Anerica at one time. Great museum with artifacts. Clean park with a lot to offer.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The museum entry pavilion shows a 15 minute video which is very instructive on the history of the people who originally occupied the Moundville site. At the back end of the complex is a very nice museum which showcases some of the archaeological finds that have been extracted from the site. Video exhibits, a gift store, and a small cafeteria... More 

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Damariscotta, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We spent a lovely April morning and early afternoon at this Park. We happened to hit it on a mid-week day when there were only two other visitors there, and i know that getting there when buses of school children are present can make it a totally different experience. After viewing the introductory film, we got into a long conversation... More 

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