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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.

virtual_tour Take a Virtual Tour of
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:

A Sweet Obsession: Antique Chocolate Molds

November 01, 2014 10:00 am - March 01, 2015 4:00 pm

(Save to Calendar)

The Burritt Mansion

Growing up in a military family and marrying an Army Officer, it was only natural that the first mold to catch Sharlene's eye depicted twelve toy soldiers. She then acquired a rabbit mold which stood ...




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

Hours of Operation

Admission Information

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...

Take a Hike!

Take a Hike!

A variety of magnificent trails await you on Round Top Mountain that wind through pristine...

Let us "BUTT" into your Fall!

Let us "BUTT" into your Fall!

Let us Butt into your Fall with delicious Boston Butts or Tender Turkey Breasts from Big B...

Adult Education (and Fun) Opportunities

Adult Education (and Fun) Opportunities

Burritt on the Mountain is all about education... but it's not JUST for kids! We are addin...

Mark Your Calendar!

Mark Your Calendar!

Make sure you don't miss an important event at Burritt on the Mountain! Check our calendar...

Need Directions?

Need Directions?

Get turn-by-turn driving directions from your doorstep to Burritt on the Mountain! Click ...

Schedule a Tour for your Class or Group

Schedule a Tour for your Class or Group

Educational guided tours for groups and classes are a meaningful and wonderful way to expl...

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