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Toolesboro Mounds National Historic Landmark

Toolesboro Mounds National Historic Landmark

Visiting Information

6568 Toolesboro Ave.
Wapello, IA 52653

Grounds Open sunrise to sunset - Visitor Center Closed.

Visitor Center hours:

Memorial Day – Labor Day
Wednesday – Sunday: 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Labor Day – October 31
Saturday 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Free Admission

Group tours welcome. Please schedule in advance with:

Louisa County Conservation Board
12635 Cty Rd. G56, Suite 101
Wapello, IA 52653
(319) 523-8381

Travel the grounds of these burial mounds dating from 200 B.C. to 300 A.D. They include some of the best-preserved and accessible remnants of Iowa’s Hopewell culture, a Middle Woodland people who hunted, gathered and gardened.

Explore the prairie demonstration plot and the visitor center exhibits of this National Historic Landmark and State Archeological Preserve.

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