Toolesboro Mounds and Museum

Toolesboro Mounds and Museum



The Hopewellian mounds at Toolesboro are among the best-preserved and accessible remnants of an ancient culture flourishing from around 200 B.C. to 300 A.D. The five-acre site includes several large surviving mounds, an education center and a prairie demonstration plot.

Amenities

visitor center
Open:
Memorial Weekend – Labor Day
12:30-4:30 p.m., Wed-Sun
Open Memorial Day, Labor Day and July 4
Labor Day – October 31
12:30-4:30 p.m., Saturdays only

outdoor interpretive panels

restroom

picnic tables

Reasons to Visit

The small visitor center offers visitors information about the Hopewellian mound builders and other native cultures that have occupied the area throughout history.

Location:
East of Wapello
6568 Toolesboro Road, Wapello, IA 52653

Management:
Louisa County Conservation Board
lccb@lccb.org       319-523-8381

Owned by:
State Historical Society of Iowa

Designations:
State Historic Site
Great River Road Interpetive Center
National Historic Landmark and State Preserve
National Register of Historic Places