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Address: 1028 S Court St, Florence, AL 35630-6116
Phone Number: 256 760-6427
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Just so our viewers know this attraction is currently closed due to renovations

Really wanted to see this, but it was closed due to renovations being performed. The ladies at the Florence Tourism Center (located at the entrance to McFarland Park) Informed us... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2016
TracyLarry M
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Dothan, Alabama
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Winchester, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never knew this was here. I was so happy to find such a living museum of mounds and information about the people that lived there hundreds of years earlier. It was a lovely trip. Beautiful well-maintained grounds. A secret that I was glad to uncover.

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Dothan, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Really wanted to see this, but it was closed due to renovations being performed. The ladies at the Florence Tourism Center (located at the entrance to McFarland Park) Informed us that it was currently undergoing renovations.

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3 Thank TracyLarry M
huntsville alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We were so surprised to find that this mound & museum are practically right in the middle of town. It is a small museum but worth the trip if you like history of this nature. You can also walk up steps to reach the top of the mound if you wish.

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2 Thank loopev
Harvest, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We were there today to see the museum. The mound is clearly visible from the street. The gate is paddle locked and the museum is closed. There happened to be a park employee locking-up as we pulled in. We were informed that a new museum building is being built on the site of the old building. The museum will be... More 

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4 Thank BettyIowaGirl
Florence, Alabama
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Mound is a beautiful place among an industrial area. The history surrounding the Mound amazing. At one time there was a house built on top of it but within a year it was torn down and the boards tossed from the top one by one. The property was deeded to the City of Florence for preservation and protection for... More 

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3 Thank Barbara H
Metropolis Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We were unable to get into the museum, so review is for outside area only. Historically interesting and the hike to the top of the mound is quite a hike. We will put on our stop back list to visit museum.

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3 Thank acupateaacres
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

A bit difficult to locate, but worth the effort if you're interested in Native American artifacts and information. The mound overlooks the Port of Florence and is tucked away in an industrial area behind the Lauderdale Cty CoOp. The museum is small and is hidden by some shrubbery so we almost missed it. GPS has trouble finding the location, but... More 

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jersey
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201 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I thought the mound was interesting and refreshing as it is in a industrial park now Museum is small but packed with interesting objects and informative staff Easy parking and $2 admission

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Indian Mound is not much to look at any more due to the commercial / industrial growth around it. However the Museum is well worth the visit.

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1 Thank Dennis M
ALABAMA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

If you have nowhere else to go and you want to go visit then I'd say give it a go look see otherwise I'd visit elsewhere.

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