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. The State Historical Society of Iowa owns and preserves the Toolesboro Indian Mounds and Museum. The mounds are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated as a National Historic Landmark and State Preserve.

Toolesboro is located at 6568 Toolesboro Road, Wapello, IA  52653.  It is approximately 7 miles East of Wapello off County Road 99.

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Latitude: 41.143045 Longitude: -91.063002 Elevation: 686 ft
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Time Period Represented

200 B.C. - 300 A.D.

Visitor Fees (if any)

free will donation

Seasons Open

Memorial Day through Labor Day - Wednesday - Sunday from 12:30-4:30 pm then Saturdays only through October 31 12:30-4:30pm..

Accessibility Notes

Grounds are open year round to view.

Pet Friendly Notes

Please keep your pets on a leash and pick up after them.

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