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Moundville Archaeological Park

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Address: 10375 Moundville Archaeological Park, Moundville, AL 35474
Phone Number: 12053712234
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Beautful example of history

My father is from Moundville, and I grew up going to this park, which locals just call "The Mounds." Recently. I returned to the Mounds for the first time in years. I was very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Pensacola, Florida
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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My father is from Moundville, and I grew up going to this park, which locals just call "The Mounds." Recently. I returned to the Mounds for the first time in years. I was very impressed with the renovations/upgrades at the museum, including an observation deck atop one of the Mounds. Loved seeing the pottery and stoneware artifacts on display. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As locals we have been visiting Moundville Archaeological Park since we were kids. It's a great place to appreciate the past and all that the Native Americans endured. All of their mounds are beautiful, and you should check our their museum during business hours as well! The land sits right up to The Black Warrior River. It sparkles in the... More 

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Rockwall, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We passed thru here on our road trip. It was $8 adult & $6 child/student. You pay in the 1st building you come to upon entering the park. You can then drive around the mounds. There are only 2 that you can climb up & they have stairs. I recommend tennis shoes as you do walk through grass to get... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This site is impressive and next to Cahokia, outside of St. Louis, perhaps the largest in size or height and preservation. The 300+ acres and circular road take you around the grounds after you pay $8 admission and are able to set your eyes on the grounds, museum and chieftains mound. The Chieftain's mound was closed when i visited as... More 

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Jacksonville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Once entering the park , I had begun to think that the trip was not worth making, but once in there the park area was amazing. The museum is the jewel for this attraction! The work and detail inside is amazing! I plan going back there.

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Delta, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

It is hard to believe that I have lived in Alabama so many years and never visited here. The amount of intact pottery and artifacts that were recovered is amazing. The art skill posesed by the native people is impressive. Anyone with an interest in native American culture should visit here. I have visited National monuments that don't match up... More 

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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

It's a very enjoyable festival if you're into history. Various members of Native American tribes showcase their skills in primitive basket weaving, bow and arrow craftsmanship, and other ancestral past times. You can see experts in the frontier period narrate the past. There's even a cannon shoot. Craftsman that have mastered the art of making arrowheads (flintknapping) have an exhibit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

While visiting Tuscaloosa our friends told us we should go visit here. If it weren't for them I'd never have known about it! It was only a 20 min drive and should be listed because there isn't much to do sight seeing wise there. For $8.00/pp cheaper if student or child and even cheaper $4.00 if you just want to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

I love this park. It is so peaceful and tells a rich detailed story of native American Heritage and the mississippians.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Very interesting Park with a lot of history. There is also a very informative museum located in the park with historical artifacts. Going on top of the mounds and visiting the museum is pretty much all there to do, but if you are into the past of Native Americans, this would be a great place to visit.

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