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The Burritt Mansion

Burritt Mansion grand facadeSituated on a magnificent 167-acre site high above the city of Huntsville, Alabama, Burritt on the Mountain encourages visitors to explore the natural beauty of Round Top Mountain, learn about its ecology, revisit the lives of farmers whose living revolved around nature, and tour the Burritt Mansion, the home of Dr. William Burritt, whose estate created the Museum that bears his name.

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Burritt on the Mountain

Enter the 1936 Mansion of Dr. William Henry Burritt, physician and inventor. Today, the mansion provides visitors an opportunity to catch a glimpse of the fascinating life of Dr. Burritt, as well as offering exhibits that uniquely interpret the history of the people and environment of the Southern Cumberland region of Alabama and Tennessee. See two rooms of original furnishings accompanying the exhibition galleries  including collections of 19th century furnishings, and some of Dr. Burritt's personal artifacts. Burritt on the Mountain is located at 3101 Burritt Drive, Huntsville, Alabama.

mansion floorplanMuseum Exhibit Schedule:

Exhibits may be changed without notice; please call (256) 536-2882 to confirm an exhibit before your visit.

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Treasure Hunt at Gold Mountain

Treasure Hunt at Gold Mountain

Burritt on the Mountain has created another fun, original and exciting game called Treas...

Holiday Magic Reservations Open

Holiday Magic Reservations Open

Perhaps one of the most popular fundraisers at Burritt, Holiday Magic has become a holiday...

Give the Gift of Membership

Give the Gift of Membership

Perfect for young families on a budget. Wonderful for grandparents looking for a place t...

Now Showing: Majestic Minerals Museum Exhibit

Now Showing: Majestic Minerals Museum Exhibit

The beauty of gold has captured the imagination since antiquity. If one is very lucky, i...

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