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Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center

1219 County Road 187, Danville, AL 35619-5563
+1 256-905-2494
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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
via mobile
Educational day trip

We were in the area visiting the Jesse Owens Museum. The Oakville mounds were interesting, and we... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Jennifer Z
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1219 County Road 187, Danville, AL 35619-5563
+1 256-905-2494
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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 3 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.

1  Thank Beth B
Reviewed 16 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 3 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
Reviewed 16 August 2015

If you want to learn some Indian history this is definitely the place to go. The employee was so knowledgeable he made it very interesting. People of all ages would enjoy this museum many hands on things to experience. Best part its free.

Thank BradWiegmann
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Fascinating how this mound was built by hand. Do wish the grounds had more interpretive plaques. Did not go to the Center. This is close to the Jesse Owens birthplace, grounds and museum.

Thank drfakes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a FREE museum with a large number of arrowheads and various other Native American artifacts. The man working there went out of his way to give my young boys an excellent experience and let them use some costumes and a blow gun. This...More

Thank SpikerKenA
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