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Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center

Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Wonderful find

My girlfriend and I had never been to an Indian mound. This was off the path but well worth it. The... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Kevin W
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We were staying in Birmingham Al for business and decided to have a trip out to see this centre and... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The Trail of Tears brought many Native American Indians through North Alabama. Some of whom settled in this area. This museum is interesting for all age groups. With two active Burial Mounds, the museum has preserved a portion of history. And the over 10,000 artifacts...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Lots of displays in the museum itself many donated by local collectors. Good overview of the history of the area and the Cherokee inhabitants. Mound is not as impressive as some others but it is a good example of how the mound building was a...More

Thank Rcf406
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The Indian mounds are interesting but the museum looks tired. The guide just talked but had little interest in our thoughts and questions.

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had never been to an Indian mound. This was off the path but well worth it. The museum covered the history of the tribes in the area very well. We were impressed with the building and history included. The burial mound...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We were in the area visiting the Jesse Owens Museum. The Oakville mounds were interesting, and we thoroughly enjoyed the museum. The volunteer was very friendly and informative. The museum has more artifacts than I've ever seen before! The facility's roads were a little confusing...More

Thank Jennifer Z
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We were staying in Birmingham Al for business and decided to have a trip out to see this centre and also the Jesse Owens Museum which is close by. We visited on a Sunday soon after opening at 12.00 and we were the only ones...More

Thank KaycShropshire
Reviewed 21 April 2016

If you like Indian artifacts and history, This building holds thousands of stones,tools, jewelry, weapons. Build as home base for the Lawrence County Indian Education. The Echoda Cherokee Indiand Tribe, history runs in the blood of many of the citizens of Lawrence County.

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Reviewed 17 March 2016

Each year there is a native American Pow Wow that is worth seeing. Younger children will find it educational and there are lots of displays depicting life during the Civil War as well as pioneer days. Some fairly good arts and craft displays as well...More

Thank tomhR3105WG
Reviewed 4 October 2015

this place has tons of artifacts and things to discover we originally came here to watch our son run in the jesse owens classic xc race but we ended up staying longer to get to go through and enjoy this area..nice area very clean and...More

Thank chesiak
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Teddy Reed the educational adviser made a surprising trip fun. He was extremely informative about all the artifacts that were on display.

Thank Patricia B
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