Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Alabama Gulf Coast
Art & 
Museums

Learn a little or a lot about the history of the Alabama Gulf Coast with a trip to one or more of the area’s museums. The USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park and the National Museum of Naval Aviation bring the nation’s history to life. The arts, medicine and railroads are spotlighted at some of the local museums. Don’t miss the Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum with a focus on local history, Indian culture, regional fishing and marine history.  

 

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USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park
2703 Battleship Pkwy.
Mobile, AL 36602
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(800) 426-4929
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From the WWII Battleship USS ALABAMA to the Submarine USS DRUM and over 25 aircraft, the spirit of military pride is alive and well at Mobile’s Battleship Memorial Park. More Info More Info
Baldwin County Heritage Museum
25521 Hwy. 98
Elberta, AL 36530
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We represent the grass roots of our society by providing a place for visitors to experience the heritage and share the ethnic and farming culture of Baldwin County. More Info More Info
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.
Theodore, AL 36582
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(800) 247-8420
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Step out of time at Bellingrath Gardens and Home. Stroll through a vibrant, ever-changing 65-acre estate Garden and tour the historic Bellingrath Home, built in 1936 and filled with the original antiques and collections of founders Walter and Bessie Bellingrath. The 85-year-old Gardens first opened to the public on April 7, 1932. Bellingrath Gardens and Home offers blooms and beauty every day of the year, and numerous special events, from Winter Wednesdays in January and February to Magic Christmas in Lights in November and December. More Info More Info
Blue Girl Beading
2200 E. 2nd St. Ste. F
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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Blue Girl Beading offers classes and birthday parties to create customized jewels. We can teach everything from basic stringing to wire, metal work and intricate stitching, or can design something unique for you. More Info More Info
Bragg-Mitchell Mansion
1906 Springhill Ave.
Mobile, AL 36607
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  • -Beautiful antebellum mansion minutes from downtown Mobile, AL
  • -Nestled among centuries-old oaks and beautiful azaleas
  • -Created in 1855 to extend Southern hospitality and still welcoming guests to enjoy the beauty and grace of Southern entertaining
  • -Guided tours Tuesday - Friday, 10AM to 4PM, on-the-hour, last tour at 3PM
  • -Handicap Accessible
  • -Group tours with lunch available with prior scheduling
  • -House Museum and Event location
  • -One of the most photographed places in the area
  • -On-site parking
  • -Family friendly
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Beautiful beaches, authentic downtowns, wildlife preserves, historic sites and fresh-off-the-boat seafood are all yours to enjoy along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. Experience the link between the traditions of the Deep South and laid-back island lifestyle and connect with the waters, ways and wildlife of Alabama’s Gulf Coast. More Info More Info
The American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA)
One Academy Dr.
Daphne, AL 36526
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Founded in 1984, the American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA) is dedicated to the preservation of sports art, history and literature. The ASAMA collection, located on the campus of the United States Sports Academy, is composed of more than 1,800 pieces across all media, including paintings, sculptures, assemblages, prints, posters and photography. The collection is believed to be the largest of sport art in North America and possibly the world. More Info More Info
The Clay Studio at The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach
26389 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
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The Clay Studio is located on the grounds of the Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach. We offer group and individual classes including wheel throwing, hand building and "Pick-n-Paint" items. Browse all our beautiful two and three dimensional art in our new 10,000 square foot fine arts gallery. More Info More Info
The Estuarium at The Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Blvd.
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
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We are open daily. Admission is charged, and group rates are available. Visual displays and interactive exhibits highlight Mobile's estuary system. We are handicap accessible and welcome all ages. More Info More Info
150 S. Royal St.
Mobile, AL 36602
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Colonial Mobile sits on the site of a historic fort built in the early 1700’s and celebrates our French, Spanish, British and American heritage. The fort is open M – Sun. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. More Info More Info

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