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Address: 1028 S Court St, Florence, AL 35630-6116
Phone Number: +1 256-760-6427
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Just so our viewers know this attraction is currently closed due to renovations

Really wanted to see this, but it was closed due to renovations being performed. The ladies at the Florence Tourism Center (located at the entrance to McFarland Park) Informed us... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 July 2016
TracyLarry M
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Dothan, Alabama
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Winchester, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I never knew this was here. I was so happy to find such a living museum of mounds and information about the people that lived there hundreds of years earlier. It was a lovely trip. Beautiful well-maintained grounds. A secret that I was glad to uncover.

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Dothan, Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Really wanted to see this, but it was closed due to renovations being performed. The ladies at the Florence Tourism Center (located at the entrance to McFarland Park) Informed us that it was currently undergoing renovations.

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4 Thank TracyLarry M
huntsville alabama
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We were so surprised to find that this mound & museum are practically right in the middle of town. It is a small museum but worth the trip if you like history of this nature. You can also walk up steps to reach the top of the mound if you wish.

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3 Thank loopev
Harvest, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

We were there today to see the museum. The mound is clearly visible from the street. The gate is paddle locked and the museum is closed. There happened to be a park employee locking-up as we pulled in. We were informed that a new museum building is being built on the site of the old building. The museum will be... More 

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4 Thank BettyIowaGirl
Florence, Alabama
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

The Mound is a beautiful place among an industrial area. The history surrounding the Mound amazing. At one time there was a house built on top of it but within a year it was torn down and the boards tossed from the top one by one. The property was deeded to the City of Florence for preservation and protection for... More 

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3 Thank Barbara H
Metropolis Illinois
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83 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015

We were unable to get into the museum, so review is for outside area only. Historically interesting and the hike to the top of the mound is quite a hike. We will put on our stop back list to visit museum.

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3 Thank acupateaacres
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

A bit difficult to locate, but worth the effort if you're interested in Native American artifacts and information. The mound overlooks the Port of Florence and is tucked away in an industrial area behind the Lauderdale Cty CoOp. The museum is small and is hidden by some shrubbery so we almost missed it. GPS has trouble finding the location, but... More 

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jersey
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204 reviews
78 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

I thought the mound was interesting and refreshing as it is in a industrial park now Museum is small but packed with interesting objects and informative staff Easy parking and $2 admission

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

The Indian Mound is not much to look at any more due to the commercial / industrial growth around it. However the Museum is well worth the visit.

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1 Thank Dennis M
ALABAMA
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81 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

If you have nowhere else to go and you want to go visit then I'd say give it a go look see otherwise I'd visit elsewhere.

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