• Go on a walking tour of the grounds once a Calusa Indian Village and learn about the history of the site, the variety of plantings and what lies beyond the mound that has sustained people for thousands of years. Museum admission included Length of tour 45 mins Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time Of Program
  • Participants will have the opportunity to view artifacts currently not on display and sort through material from the shell mound. Get down to the nitty-gritty of being an archaeologist by learning some of the techniques and tools that are used. This program is suited for visitors of all ages. Museum admission included. Length of tour 45 min Arrive how many minutes before 15 min Pre sales cut off time 5 minutes before tour
  • Go on a walking tour of the grounds once a Calusa Indian Village and learn about the history of the site, the variety of plantings and what lies beyond the mound that has sustained people for thousands of years. Museum admission included Length of tour 45 mins Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time Of Program
  • Participants will have the opportunity to view artifacts currently not on display and sort through material from the shell mound. Get down to the nitty-gritty of being an archaeologist by learning some of the techniques and tools that are used. This program is suited for visitors of all ages. Museum admission included. Length of tour 45 min Arrive how many minutes before 15 min Pre sales cut off time 5 minutes before tour
  • New! Join the Caloosa Carvers on the grounds of the Mound House for woodcarving demonstrations featuring several replica artifacts from the Calusa culture.
  • New! Explore the ceramics of Southwest Florida and the Calusa Indians with this hand on the program. Participants will make and decorate their own piece of clay pottery while learning how the Calusa and other indigenous people made their ceramics. Sneak a peek at artifacts not currently on public display and learn how archaeologists study pottery fragments and other artifacts to better understand cultures of the past. Museum admission included Length of tour 45 mins Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time Of Program
  • New! Explore the ceramics of Southwest Florida and the Calusa Indians with this hand on the program. Participants will make and decorate their own piece of clay pottery while learning how the Calusa and other indigenous people made their ceramics. Sneak a peek at artifacts not currently on public display and learn how archaeologists study pottery fragments and other artifacts to better understand cultures of the past. Museum admission included Length of tour 45 mins Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time Of Program
  • Known as the “shell people”, the Calusa Indians lived in Southwest Florida for over 2,000 years. Learn about the many different weapons and tools they made from natural materials. Swing a real conch hammer, handle a shark tooth-carving tool, and try your luck with an ancient atlatl “spear thrower” as you step back in time atop an ancient Calusa Indian Shell Mound. Great for Families and Adults. Museum admission not included Length of tour 45 mins Arrive how many minutes before 10 mins Pre sales cut off time Time Of Program