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Moundville Archaeological Park

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Moundville Archaeological Park

The Moundville site, occupied from around A.D. 1000 until A.D. 1450, is a large settlement of Mississippian culture on the Black Warrior River in central Alabama. At the time of Moundville’s heaviest residential population, the community took the form of a three hundred-acre village built on a bluff overlooking the river.

The plan of the town was roughly square and protected on three sides by a bastioned wooden palisade. Moundville, in size and complexity second only to the Cahokia site in

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Adults: $8.00
Seniors: $7.00
Students: $6.00
Children: $6.00
Under 5: Free
Native Americans: Free with a tribal membership card
University of Alabama Museums Members: Free with membership.
Camping: $12.00 a night
Call for group rates
Annual memberships that include free admission are available.
Tours: Self guided tour handouts are given to each visitor free of charge. A complete tour of the park will last 2 – 3 hours. Tour guides are available with advance notice at a reasonable price. Guided tours last about two hours.

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Additional time info:

The park grounds are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to dusk.
Hours for the Jones Museum- daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Moundville Archaeological Park

Moundville Archaeological Park, Moundville, AL 35474-6413