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Chucalissa Museum & Reconstructed Village

. Description:  Archaeological site discovered in 1939, nine 15th century  Native American houses and a temple were reconstructed in the 1950s.  The S H. Nash Museum is on the site.  
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How to find: 
Address:
1987 Indian Village Drive
Memphis TN 38109

Parent Organization:
Department of Anthropology, University of Memphis
Contacts
Phone 901 785-3160
e-mail mailto:cbell2@memphis.edu
URL
University of Memphis
   http://chucalissa.memphis.edu/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Closed Sundays DEC-MAR  Last admission 1/2 hour before closing 1-5 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5
Season Closed Christmas-New Year's week, "most major holidays": 
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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As of MAR 2008  4-11 $3    12-59 $5  60+ $3  10+ adults $4, Children $2
Special Fees:
Additional Group Info: 901 785-3160
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What kind of visit you can have: Guided tours of reconstructed 1500 village and museum of the archaeological background of the site.  Dioramas in the buildings demonstrate activities.  There is an outdoor demonstration area used by members of the Choctaw tribe to show their traditional craft activities.  Call ahead for days
Big Events: Choctaw Heritage Festival (Aug) Suggested Stay:
Period Type of Site
Buildings: Family dwelling, shaman dwelling, temple mound
Interpreters: Craftspeople:
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Memphis Museum System Museum
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T O Fuller State Park 1500 Mitchell Road
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