Fort Walton Mound

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  • Address: 139 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States, 32548, Destin
  • Timings: 12:00 pm - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8508339595
  • Ticket Price: 5 USD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museums, History Museums, Educational Site, Historical Site, Archaeological Site , Heritage Building, Landmarks, Historic And Protected Sites

A site of archaeological importance is a protected part of Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park & Cultural Center.

Two main important sites worth visiting are: Fort Walton Mound and Indian Temple Mound Museum.

  • Fort Walton Mound: Recognized as National Historic Landmark in 1964, this mound is one of the most striking artefacts and one of the largest on Gulf coast. This mound worked as a foundation for the Temple and was used frequently by early inhabitants for religious purposes and also was a burial ground.
  • Indian Temple Mound Museum: It has on display artefacts from pre-Columbian era, Native American and Florida history.  

Fort Walton Mound Travel Tips

  • Other Hours:Historic buildings- September through May: 1 PM to 3 PM and June through August: 12 PM to 4 PM.
  • Other Ticket prices: Group Tours: Per student- USD 4.24 (for both the locations).
  • Per student- USD 2.12 (for any one location).
  • Tips & Warnings: Museum will remain closed on all the major holidays.
  • At least 12 people should be part of the group visiting.
  • Reservation should be made at least 2 weeks in advance.

How to Reach Fort Walton Mound

  • Greyhound bus station is the nearest.
  • Alternatively, you may hire a cab to get to the Museum.

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  • Lanie's Kitchen
  • Brooks Bridge BBQ & Cafe

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  • Fort Walton Mound Address: 139 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, United States, 32548, Destin
  • Fort Walton Mound Contact Number: +1-8508339595
  • Fort Walton Mound Timing: 12:00 pm - 04:30 pm
  • Fort Walton Mound Price: 5 USD
  • Best time to visit Fort Walton Mound(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 03:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Fort Walton Mound: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 26.08% of people who visit Destin include Fort Walton Mound in their plan

  • 75% of people start their Fort Walton Mound visit around 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Fort Walton Mound

Monday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fort Walton Mound

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