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Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center

Route 2, Spiro, OK 74959-0339
+1 918-962-2062
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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 4 weeks ago
ccindyk48
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Westville, Indiana
Important American archeological site - State of Oklahoma please invest in this place!

This place should be better maintained. Spiro is one of the great archeological sites in North... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2017
O8588SVdavidw
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Stratford, United States
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Site dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of Spiro's ancient Indian mounds.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Route 2, Spiro, OK 74959-0339
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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!

3  Thank O8588SVdavidw
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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 Although this center is greatly underfunded, outdated, and in need of repair, the information about the Spiro culture is fabulous.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

3  Thank Deb M
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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.

Thank Vicki M
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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

3  Thank Matthew C
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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

1  Thank TheM0lly
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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.

2  Thank andyjackson11
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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

2  Thank Melanie B
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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

3  Thank Brenda E
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Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is a little out of the way, but well worth visiting. The history of the people who lived here is amazing and the manager is so knowledgeable. The museum has terrific artifacts and replicas from this time period..The walking trail is informative, but use...More

1  Thank Lorna D
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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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