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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 located at the mountaintop home of Dr. William Henry Burritt. The remarkable 14-room mansion built in the shape of an X in the 1930s is insulated with 2,200 bales of wheat straw. The Historic Park features restored farm buildings which interpret 19th century rural life in Alabama. A nature trail winds 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.


Click here for the attraction reopening guide.

Hours of Operation
Hours of Operation
  • 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
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Total Sq. Ft. 10593
Church
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1230
  • Width: 41
  • Height: 30
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 36
  • Reception Capacity: 100
Gazebo
Burritt Mansion
Trillium
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1363
  • Width: 29
  • Length: 47
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Classroom Capacity: 45
  • Banquet Capacity: 96
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Baron Bluff Building
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 8000
  • Theater Capacity: 300
  • Banquet Capacity: 250