Historic Sites

Toolesboro Mounds National Historic Landmark

Discover remnants of ancient culture across five acres and an education center

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.


6568 Toolesboro Rd.
Wapello, IA 52653
(319) 523-8381 (Louisa County Conservation Board)


Memorial Day - Labor Day
Wednesday - Sunday: 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Labor Day - Mid-October
Saturdays: 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The grounds are always open to visitors.


Louisa County Conservation Board
12635 County Road G56, Suite 101
Wapello, Iowa 52653

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