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Chucalissa Museum & Archaeological Site

Address: 1987 Indian Village Drive, Memphis, TN

Phone: 901-785-3160

Hours: memphis.edu/chucalissa/

Visit the remains of a prehistoric village found during a 1940 swimming pool excavation inside T.O. Fuller State Park.  Tour the museum and preserved archaeological dig to learn more about the Chucalissa people – the original Memphi residents – through their pottery, dwellings, weapons, jewelry, and tools.  This National Historic Landmark gives you a glimpse into the Mississippian villages Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto and his party encountered when they arrived near Memphis in mid-1500s.

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