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State: Iowa

Toolesboro Mounds National Historic Landmark

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, a museum and a prairie demonstration plot. The museum is open seasonally but the grounds are open to visitors year round.

Call Louisa County Conservation to arrange for the museum to be opened for groups or for a field trip with organizations/schools.

Museum Hours:
Memorial Weekend-Labor Day: 12:30pm-4:30pm; Wednesday-Saturday
Labor Day-October 31: 12:30pm-4:30pm; Saturdays only.

Toolesboro Mounds National Historic Landmark is administered by the State Historical Society of Iowa and managed by Louisa County Conservation

Interpretive Center Contact Info

Contact Person Contact Info

  • Name
    Lana Artz-McComb
  • Title
  • Address
    12635 County Road G56
  • City
  • State
  • Zip
  • Phone
    (319) 523-8381
  • Email

National Office Contact Information


National MRPC Office
PO Box 7395
Madison, WI 53707-7395


Toll Free: 866-763-8310
E-mail: [email protected]