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Campground Rentals:
Phone: 205-371-2572
Email: jlwyatt1@ua.edu

Conference Center Rentals:
Phone: 205-371-2234
Email: ajones@ua.edu
Areas of the beautiful Moundville Park grounds are also available for rental for outdoor events such as weddings. Please call 205-371-2234 to arrange a meeting and see how this beautiful site can provide a unique backdrop for your special day.

Events, Tours & Programs:
Phone: 205-371-8732
E-mail: almorrow2@ua.edu

Mailing address:
Moundville Archaeological Park, University of Alabama, Box 870340, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0340

Physical address:
13075 Moundville Archaeological Park, Moundville, AL 35474-6413


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Park Hours:
The park grounds are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to dusk.
Hours for the Jones Museum- daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission Prices:

  • Adults: $8.00
  • Seniors: $7.00
  • Students: $6.00
  • Children: $6.00
  • Under 5: Free
  • Native Americans: Free with a tribal membership card
  • University of Alabama Museums Members: Free with membership.
  • Camping: $12.00 a night
  • Call for group rates
  • Annual memberships that include free admission are available.

Tours:
Self guided tour handouts are given to each visitor free of charge. A complete tour of the park will last 2 – 3 hours. Tour guides are available with advance notice and reservations at a reasonable price. Guided tours last about two hours. For more information or to make reservations, please call (205) 371-8732 or email almorrow2@ua.edu.

 

Moundville Campground Information

Fees:

Sites 2-31 are $12.00 per night; $10.00/night for seniors 55 or over.  There are 5 primitive camping sites that are $8.00 per night regardless of age.  Campers must pay park admission for one day in addition to camping fees.

Spaces:

CAMPSITES ARE NOT RESERVED AND ARE ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS!  All sites aside from the primitive camping area have water and electricity.  Sites #2 through #6 have sewer as well as water and electrical hookups.  Different sites are powered with 15, 30, or 50 amp electrical service.  Adapters are available at the Orientation/Admissions building with a $50.00 refundable deposit.  Site #1 is not available for use.

The 5 sites in the primitive camping area each have a picnic table and a fire ring.  Vehicle parking, water, and electricity for primitive campers are located in site #12 near the entrance to the primitive camping area.  No camping is allowed in site #12.

Services:

There is a bathhouse centrally located and a dump station and trash bin located at the campground entrance.  Please deposit all trash in this dumpster.

Check Out:

Check out is by 2:00 pm daily.

Security:

The front gate to the park locks nightly at 9:00 pm.  All registered campers receive a code to the combination lock on this gate.  In case of emergency, call the police or paramedics at 911 or 205-371-2218.  A resident employee is also located in a mobile home on site #1 and may be contacted in case of an emergency.

Limits:

One camping unit and up to two tents are allowed per site.  A maximum of 14 days of camping per month is allowed.

Pets:

Pets are allowed, but must be kept on a leash at all times.  Near the campground entrance, there is a fenced pet play area where your pet may roam without a leash while attended.

Noise:

Loud music is prohibited at all times.  Quiet time is from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am.

Other Rules:

AS A PROPERTY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, NO ALCOHOL, ILLEGAL DRUGS, OR FIREARMS ARE ALLOWED INTO MOUNDVILLE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK.

Fires are allowed in fire rings only, and must not be left unattended.

If a camper or tent is unattended 2 consecutive nights without fees being paid, it will be considered abandoned and will be impounded.  To retrieve a camper or tent, all towing charges, storage fees, and delinquent camping fees must be paid.

A map of our campground can be found here.

 

Moundville Archaeological Park Membership

Become a member of Moundville Archaeological Park!
Explore scenic streams and forests. Search for dinosaur fossils. Take part in actual archaeological digs. Experience Native American culture. Receive free admission to all four University of Alabama Museums – Moundville Archaeological Park, the Alabama Museum of Natural History, the Gorgas House and the Paul W. Bryant Museum. Enjoy all that and more as a member of the University of Alabama Museums.

University of Alabama Museums Membership Levels

Alabama River – $40.00
Black Warrior River – $100.00
Cahaba River – $250.00
Coosa River – $500.00
Sipsey River – $1,000.00
Eugene Allen Smith Society – $5,000.00

Giving Levels & Benefits

Much of the natural beauty of Alabama is found among its many rivers. To recognize the vital role these rivers play in the making our state unique, the University of Alabama Museums has designated gift membership levels with the names of some of Alabama’s best-known and beloved rivers.
All membership levels are important to the Museums. Each level includes benefits appropriate to that level. We hope you will be as generous as your circumstances allow.

First Level- Alabama River – $40

- Complimentary admission to:
Moundville Archaeological Park (**Does not include Moundville Native American Festival**)
Alabama Museum of Natural History
Gorgas House
Paul W. Bryant Museum
- Membership newsletter
- Discounts on Museum programs including Indian Summer Daycamp
- Membership card and decal
- Recognition in newsletter
- Invitations to special member events

Second Level-Black Warrior River – $100

- Receive Discovering Alabama DVDs
- 10% discount at The University of Alabama Museums Shops
- Special Museum gift
- Other benefits as listed in previous level

Third Level-Cahaba River – $250

- Free admission to Moundville Native American Festival
- Unlimited admission to museums for member and 5 guests
- Gift membership for one year at Alabama level
- 20% discount at The University of Alabama Museums Shops
- Other benefits as listed in previous level

Fourth Level-Coosa River – $500

- Unlimited admission to museums for member and 7 guests
- Book from The University of Alabama Press related to natural history
- Invitation to annual “Museum Leadership” event
- Reduced rental rates for Museums facilities
- Other benefits as listed in previous level

Fifth Level-Sipsey River – $1,000

- Unlimited admission to museum for member and 10 guests
- Three gift memberships for one year at Black Warrior level
- “Behind the scenes” special event
- Other benefits as listed in previous level

Sixth Level-Eugene Allen Smith Society – $5,000

- Special recognition in Smith Hall foyer
- Special Museum excursion lead by Executive Director of  the University of Alabama Museums
- Unlimited admission to museum for member and 15 guests
- Unique gift specifically designed for Eugene Allen Smith Society
- Other benefits as listed in previous level

Click here to donate online

For more information about membership or making a donation, contact:

Kelli Harris
University of Alabama Museums
Box 870340
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0340
Email: kharris@ua.edu
Phone: (205) 348-9826
Fax: (205) 348-9292