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Moundville Archaeological Park – Holiday Schedule

This holiday season, Moundville Archaeological Park will be closed on Christmas Eve (December 24, 2020) and Christmas Day (December 25, 2020) and will reopen on December 26, 2020.

Today is Giving Tuesday!

Today is Giving Tuesday, which is a day set aside to empower people and organizations to transform their communities and the world! If you’d like to participate in this year’s Giving Tuesday event, we’d like to let you know about all of the ways you can help support Moundville Archaeological Park!

Thanksgiving Schedule

Moundville Archaeological Park will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26, 2020 and will reopen on Friday, November 27, 2020.

Cooking Demonstration with Grayhawk Perkins

On November 12, 2020, the Intercultural Diversity Center and the Women Gender & Resource Center hosted a live cooking demonstration featuring Grayhawk Perkins to learn about indigenous cooking and how it relates to culture and gender.

Moundville Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

November is recognized as National American Indian Heritage Month! The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.

Behind Glass in Russia, 1992 An Archaeologist’s Journal

Ian W. Brown, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alabama and Emeritus Curator of Gulf Coast Archaeology at the Alabama Museum of Natural History, has written a book titled Behind Glass in Russia, 1992: An Archaeologist’s Journal!

Our Campground Is Open!

Moundville Archaeological Park has formally re-opened our campground to tent campers (through December 1st when our bathhouse is shut down for the winter) and RV campers (through the winter season, if they have self contained restroom facilities). Check with us to learn about our new Pandemic guidelines and updated cleaning and disinfecting protocols.  

The Virtual Moundville Native American Festival STARTS TODAY!

If you’d like to attend and participate in this year’s Virtual Moundville Native American Festival, you’ll need to visit the website where it will be held: festival.museums.ua.edu To help you navigate the website, we’ve created a video to show you around! We hope you enjoy this year’s Virtual Moundville Native American Festival!