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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

USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park
2703 Battleship Parkway
Mobile, AL 36602
800-426-4929
251-433-2703
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At Mobile's Battleship Memorial Park, you don't have to look very far to find heroes. From the Battleship USS ALABAMA to the Submarine USS DRUM and over 25 aircraft, the spirit of military pride is alive and well.  Visit and experience life the way it was over seven decades ago.  USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park....America's Most Unique Military Attraction!

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Mobile Museum of Art

4850 Museum Drive
Mobile, AL 36608
251-208-5200
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The largest art museum along the Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Tampa. Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Thursday Free Admission

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Island Paint Party "Where You're the Artist"

1140 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-967-2468
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Bring your favorite beverage and snack. The Island Paint Party instructor will show step by step how to paint and assist you if needed. You will leave with your masterpiece, memories, and bragging rights!

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History Museum of Mobile

111 South Royal Street
Mobile, AL 36602
251-208-7569
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The History Museum of Mobile, a National Historic Landmark building, where visitors will discover 300 years of Mobile history in both permanent and changing exhibits. Tues-Sat 9-5, Sunday 1-5.

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Gulf Coast Arts Alliance Art Gallery

225 East 24th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-948-2627
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We feature the works of local and regional artists and we offer a variety of art classes for adults and children. A non-profit organization, the GCAA has an Art Market in partnership with the City of Gulf Shores the first Saturday of most months.

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Gulf Shores Museum

244 West 19th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
251-968-1473
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Journey with "Hurricane Hunters" in an exciting video. Visit Fishing the Lagoon: A Way of Life. See gear used to fish and shrimp on the Gulf Coast and in Little Lagoon. Special exhibits, films and other events offered throughout the year. Free admission.

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Fairhope Museum of History

24 North Section Street
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, Mayors Office, Town Council Chamber, and Fire Station out fitted with an original 1935 firetruck. Fairhope's colorful history is covered in many displays, featuring the 1894 Single Tax Colony and our Populist, Utopian founders. Hours, 9:00 - 5:00 Tue - Sat. Phone 251-929-1471.

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Eastern Shore Art Center

401 Oak St
Fairhope, AL 36532
251-928-2228
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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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This "O" gauge train layout represents the 1930's -1950's era, when the rail lines were in the transition of being run by steam to running on diesel fuel. Admission is free. The model trains are in operation on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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Clara's Loom and Coastal Textile Center

7518 Riverwood Drive
Foley, AL 36535
251-943-2960
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Clara's Loom, the destination for textile lovers, offers yarn, fibers, travel looms and the work of Fiber Artist Celia Dionne. It is the retail sector of the Coastal Textile Center, which is for classes and fee based use of looms and spinning wheels.Call to reserve classes for groups or individuals.

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