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Went here when I was on a middle school field trip. It was great! It had a museum with cool Indian stuff from way back in history. It had a couple of real Indians making crafts. The greatest thing though was not that they had...More
I'd passed through Memphis last summer as I made the drive from Albuquerque to Atlanta. After taking in so much Native American history in New Mexico, I regretted not having time during my cross-country drive to check out Chucalissa and made it my business to...More
A big thanks to Emily and crew! Our students enjoyed all of the activities- crafts, handling the artifacts in the lab- the scavenger hunt- and exploring the grounds. We appreciated you providing Spanish copies of the walking tour description. I’m glad my students experienced the...More
Smallish but very interesting museum and archaeological site on early Native American communities in Memphis. Also includes exhibits on local African American life. There are also educational exhibits on the science of archaeology itself, with activities for children. Very cool.
A small museum about the early native settlers from the Choctaw Indians. Reasonably well designed displays with some neat artifacts. Get free entry if you stay at the nearby TO Fuller State Park campground otherwise it's $5.
The archaeological site of Chucalissa, a Mississippian Mound complex, was discovered in the late 1930 when the CCC was working to turn the area into a park. Your visit begins with a short film outlining the history of the area. There is also a small...More
The film presentation was good. The museum exhibits are some exceptionally done miniatures, but some of them are coming apart and need some attention. They had a case at the front that required you slide the drawers out to see the exhibits, the drawers were...More