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Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

801 Jefferson Ave, Moundsville, WV 26041-2241
+1 304-843-4128
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It's a shame there's so many things in this world that we don't know about until we drive right by... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robin S
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Interesting historical stop

Our group of three couples visited here last weekend. The museum area was quite interesting with... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Paul O
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Butler, Pennsylvania
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This historic site features a mysterious 69-foot-high Native American burial mound that was built between 250 and 150 B.C.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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801 Jefferson Ave, Moundsville, WV 26041-2241
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a shame there's so many things in this world that we don't know about until we drive right by them

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Our group of three couples visited here last weekend. The museum area was quite interesting with many artifacts from the general area. Only two of our group actually ventured to the top of the mound, which had a very steep path to ascend. We did...More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Sure you can see it from the street, but take a few minutes to go through the museum; it is actually quite nice. Once you have browsed the artifacts, you head over to the mound and if you can do it, walk to the top....More

Thank Reba D
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must visit if you are in the Moundsville area. This burial mound is over 2000 years old. The museum next to the mound has a plethora of information for your review. An amazing experience!

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This place is extremely interesting and there. I never knew why Moundsville was named Moundsville but this cleared all of that up. Highly recommended for a visit!

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

It's been awhile, but I've gone here on field trips before. It's a really fun place to be, and we actually went here last year as a school thing. It's definitely a cool place to be, especially the museum and activities they set up. Going...More

Thank Shadowshimmer
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Free admission and a truly fascinating monument (the mound built c.200 BC) it is an unforgettable experience to climb the winding steps to the top of this ancient burial mound. At this time some of the inside displays were closed for repair/renovation, but the highlight...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is a great free place to spend the day with your kids. there are many fun activities and exhibits. there is also a fun daily craft for kids to make and take home. Wear good shoues if you plan to hike to the top...More

Thank 96leat
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Very short attraction but interesting and worth the climb. The museum is cool and gift shop is inexpensive.

Thank Wander1978
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

If you're in the area this is a nice little place to stop by. The museum has nice history of the mound and other history of other things made in West Virginia such as the history of a marble company and beautiful blown glass. Only...More

Thank kathy m
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itsmeleec
23 April 2017|
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Response from Deanna W | Reviewed this property |
Indeed, self guided with no pressure. Don't forget to see the gift shop, great marble eggs with a stand to take home! Quiet town, and do take the walk up the mound to take in the view, priceless!
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