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Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center

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Mounds of fun

This is a fabulous archeological site. The director (sole employee) is incredibly knowledgeable. We... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Tackettstudios
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4 stars for the mounds

This is an interesting site. My husband likes mounds, so we stopped. The museum is nice, but as... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
ccindyk48
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Westville, Indiana
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Site dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of Spiro's ancient Indian mounds.
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Route 2, Spiro, OK 74959-0339
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a fabulous archeological site. The director (sole employee) is incredibly knowledgeable. We have been to Spiro numerous times visiting family. So glad we took the time to stop. It is unfortunate that the state doesn't throw more money at this location. Outdoor signs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018

This is an interesting site. My husband likes mounds, so we stopped. The museum is nice, but as others have said, a lot of the artifacts are replicas. There's a short film. Some of the relics under glass needed to be cleaned out - dead...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

This place should be better maintained. Spiro is one of the great archeological sites in North America. Oklahoma, please take better care of your treasures!

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank O8588SVdavidw
Reviewed June 18, 2017

This is probably one of the most under-reviewed sites I've visited. Although this center is greatly underfunded, outdated, and in need of repair, the information about the Spiro culture is fabulous. The state needs to get busy!!! The kids were entertained by the under glass...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Deb M
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Beautiful archelogical area where the Indians camped on their journeys by the Arkansas River. They have discovered lots of dishes and tools where they stayed. Mounds where they camped.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 6, 2017

This was kind of a disappointment. I could not walk the grounds that day because a previous stop had burned all my walking for the day. The open mound site is huge. The associated museum, not so much... The grounds were pillaged by treasure hunters...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Matthew C
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

You pay $9 to walk an open field. All the signs need updated as you can no longer read what you're looking at. They do offer you a book to drag with you the two miles to read what the signs used to say before...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank TheM0lly
Reviewed November 2, 2016

This small but fascinating site was so informative and interesting. The grounds were pretty and so much history explained about the Spiro Mounds.

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank andyjackson11
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Took evening tour, was wonderful, this is a 2 hour walk. Very informative . It was warm and muggy, so take water, fairly easy walk on slightly lighted paved walkways, there are hills to walk up be are gently slopes. Beautiful area , peaceful, we...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank JustMelanie
Reviewed September 9, 2016

We went through it and we were amazed. It is the only prehistoric Native American archaeological site in Oklahoma open to the public. One of the most important American Indian sites in the nation, the Spiro Mounds are world renowned because of the incredible amount...More

Date of experience: November 2015
3  Thank Brenda E
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Deby A
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Closed Dec 16 to Jan 1. If you google Spiro Mounds you will find the website.
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