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.
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!
The PAA of Foley represents over 200 local artists and crafters from the Southeast region. Stop by to see what you've been missing!
Gulf Shores own Artist/Designer Steven Dark making one of a kind handmade works from clay cremation urns, plant heads, tiki lamps, folk style face jugs, treesharks, and other fine garden-patio art. Call today.
Sterling silver & beaded jewlery, gifts, candles, frames and accessories.
Open Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Contains local history, Indian culture, regional fishing and marine history. Photos, memorabilia and artifacts.
The National Naval Aviation Museum features nearly 375,000 square feet of displays and boasts more than 190 beautifully restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation. Museum admission is free. Monday - Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, visit our website.
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
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!
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.
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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