Special Notice

November 3, 2017:
Hampson Archeological Museum State Park Closed Temporarily; New Facility to Open in Summer of 2018

A brand new museum is in the works at Hampson Archeological Museum State Park in northeast Arkansas. The building has been completed and now the exhibits are being put into place. In order to complete the task in the timeliest fashion, the old and new facilities are temporarily closed to the public. The new museum is expected to open to the public in summer of 2018.

For more information, please call the Hampson Archeological Museum at (870) 655-8622.

Hampson Archeological Museum State Park

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Hampson Archeological Museum State Park...
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Hampson Museum houses a nationally renowned collection of artifacts...
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Artifacts at Hampson Archeological Museum State Park...
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Effigy head pot at Hampson Archeological Museum State Park...
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Artifacts at Hampson Archeological Museum State Park...

What to know

Located on the unique town square in Wilson is Hampson Museum, which contains a nationally renowned collection from the Nodena culture, a civilization of art, religion, political structure, and trading networks developed in this area from A.D. 1400 to 1650. The collection’s preservation is due to the efforts of Dr. James K. Hampson. A knowledgeable, friendly staff leads group and private tours. Admission to the museum is free. Facilities include a picnic area and playground. The park is in Wilson at the corner of Park and Main streets.

Make Your Reservation

Meeting Rooms, Restrooms

Visitor Center Meeting Room
For reservations and more information, please contact the park at 870-655-8622 or [email protected]
Per Use: $125.00
P.O. Box 156
Wilson, AR 72395
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