Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

Museums

History comes alive at Alabama Gulf Coast museums. Experience life as railroad worker, soldier, farmer and more when you spend a day exploring the area’s past at a museum.

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USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park

USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park
2703 Battleship Pkwy.
Mobile, AL 36602
(800) 426-4929
(251) 433-2703
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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.
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Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center & IMAX® Dome Theater

65 Government St.
Mobile, AL 36633
(877) 625-4386
(251) 208-6893
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With more than 150 interactive exhibits, thought-provoking larger-than-life IMAX films, and fun, hands-on educational programming, we aspire to increase science literacy among the people of south Alabama and the Gulf Coast region.
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Gulf Shores Museum

244 W. 19th Ave.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 968-1473
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Fly through the eye of a hurricane with “Hurricane Hunters” and our interactive display. Permanent exhibits, special exhibits, films and both adult and youth programs are offered throughout the year.
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GulfQuest-National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico

155 S. Water St
Mobile, AL 36602
(251) 436-8901
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This museum specializes in providing hands-on experiences that inspire visitors to understand and appreciate the maritime heritage of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Fairhope Museum of History

24 N. Section St.
Fairhope, AL 36532
(251) 929-1471
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Located in Fairhope's 1928 Spanish Mission-style City Hall, the museum includes the original jail, mayor’s office, town council chamber, and fire station outfitted with an original 1935 firetruck. Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tu.-Sat.
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City of Foley Museum Archives and Model Train Exhibit

125 E. Laurel Ave.
Foley, AL 36535
(251) 943-1818
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The model trains are in operation on Tu., Th. and Sat. from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The museum hours are M-F 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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Conde Charlotte Museum

104 Theatre St.
Mobile, AL 36602
(251) 432-4722
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On the National Register of Historic Places, the Condé-Charlotte Museum is the gateway to Mobile’s history. In the heart of Fort Condé Village, it is open Tue.-Sat. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
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Baldwin County Heritage Museum

25521 Hwy. 98
Elberta, AL 36530
(251) 986-8375
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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.
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd.
Theodore, AL 36582
(800) 247-8420
(251) 973-2217
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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.
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Bragg-Mitchell Mansion

1906 Springhill Ave.
Mobile, AL 36607
(251) 471-6364
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Historical tours are hosted in Mobile's grandest museum antebellum  mansion Tu.-F from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tours begin on-the-hour by our excellent tour guides. The last daily tour is at 3 p.m. Pre-arranged luncheon tours available.
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* All information contained in our database is supplied by the individual businesses to the AGCCVB for inclusion on our web site and in printed materials.
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