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Burritt on the Mountain

  • 3101 Burritt Drive
  • Huntsville, AL 35801
  • 256-536-2882
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This unique museum of regional history is housed in the mountaintop home of Dr. William Henry Burritt. The remarkable 14-room mansion built in the shape of an X in the 1930's is insulated with 2,200 bales of wheat straw. The Historic Park contains restored farm buildings which interpret rural life during 1850 and 1900. Many nature trails wind through heavily wooded forest. The grounds, open year round, offer a breathtaking panoramic view of Huntsville and the Tennessee Valley. On a clear day you can see the Tennessee River and the towering NASA rocket test stands.


Grounds open year round.

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  • Closed: Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
  • Hours: Summer Hours (Apr - Oct): Tue - Sat: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sun 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Winter Hours (Nov - Mar): Tue - Sat: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sun: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Open: President's Day, 4th of July, Labor Day and Memorial Day. Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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    TREASURE HUNT AT GOLD MOUNTAIN

    • From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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    FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

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    • 3101 Burritt Drive, Huntsville, AL 35801

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