Credit The Huntsville-Madison County CVB
Burrit on the Mountain is located in Huntsville, Alabama. The site contains a mansion and a museum. There are educational programs for your student group to explore. The museum contains interesting exhibits. There are other events and activities that take place during the year. Children’s Educational Programs are a valuable way to learn about Burritt on the Mountain. Featured programs include Step Back in Time, Junior Pioneer, and other educational events. The location also offers field trips for students as well. Options include: Burritt’s Barnyard Buddies, Community Past & Present, Packhorse Librarian, and Native Americans of North Alabama. Burritt on the Mountain offers group tours. Featured options include self-guided tours and guided tours. During the guided tour, the group will learn from the staff members about the houses and animals. You will participate in hands-on activities and enjoy nature at the same time. The location has other interesting areas. These vary between nature trails, the Burritt Barnyard, and Historic Park. The group can hike on the Nature Trails where you will find historic coal mines and limestone rock formations. During your visit to Historic Park, you will encounter interpreters dressed in period costumes of the 19th century. They recreate farm life from that era. Your group can participate in demonstrations and hands-on activities. The park contains six log houses as well as other restored buildings. Featured structures include the Balch House, the Chandler House, Gardener Cabin, Old Madison Church, the Smith-Williams House, The Corn Crib, and The Schoolhouse. The interpreters conduct guided tours of the park. Bring your student group to visit this one-of-a-kind entertaining and historical attraction!