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Grand Village of the Natchez Indians

Address: 400 Jefferson Davis Blvd., Natchez, MS
Phone Number: 601-446-6502
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Ranked #24 of 31 Attractions in Natchez
Type: Historic Sites, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: This historic village features a museum, a reconstructed Natchez Indian House and three ceremonial...
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Type: Historic Sites, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: This historic village features a museum, a reconstructed Natchez Indian House and three ceremonial mounds.

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UK
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198 reviews 198 reviews
33 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

There is no fee for this attraction and that is a fair price. There is a short introduction film in the visitor centre which was probably/hopefully made some years ago. The picture quality is poor and the sound goes up and down. It gives you a bit of some interesting facts and background so if you have made the effort... More 

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you are into Mississippi Culture Indian Mounds and are in Natchez, you can add this to your list of places to see. If you are looking for a Grand experience as compared to other Mississippi Culture Mound builders, you will be disappointed.

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Houston, Texas
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106 reviews 106 reviews
39 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Wanted to come here and learn a bit more about the Natchez Indians, as most of the stuff around Natchez deals with the antebellum era houses etc. There is a very small museum with limited information, and we encountered 2 staff members who didn't say more than "hello" and "goodbye" to us the entire time we were in there -... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is a wonderful and educational site. It isn't downtown but is easily located off Hwy. 61 South. Becky was so helpful and we just fell in love with her. Her knowledge and love of her job is evident. Don't miss!!!

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Natchez, Mississippi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great part of the local history with walking trail and displays of the Natchez Indian culture and handy work.

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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We were a little disappointed. The museum is tiny with very few artifacts to see. The recreated hut was very spidery and buggy on the inside. I expected more. My kids were bored.

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Natchez, Mississippi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The Grand Village is actually a state-operated museum with displays, a "touch" table, and a gift shop. They also have A/V about the site. The grounds are quite beautiful, with a nature walk around the mounds and down by St. Catherine Creek. There are no extant buildings, only artifacts (one recreated hut). The Natchez were a fascinating tribe, highly developed... More 

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Silsbee, Texas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
75 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

A recent trip to Natchez led us to the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians. There is a very small museum/gift shop on the property. After viewing the items in both, we made the outside trek to the mounds. Overall, I was somewhat disappointed. Just not enough there to see. The site is open everyday except Sunday from 9 -... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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264 reviews 264 reviews
83 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

So this place isn't that impressive when you first look at it. The museum is small, but very informative! There is only one hut, but its cool to go inside and see how their houses used to look. And that's about it. So, for a more enjoyable time, I recommend bringing a picnic and eat in little meadow then go... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

My visit gave me an understanding of ancient Natchez Indian culture. There is no admission fee and you cannot complain about the cost.

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