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

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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The American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA)

One Academy Dr.
Daphne, AL 36526
(251) 626-3303
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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.
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The Clay Studio at The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach

26389 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-2787
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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.
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The Estuarium at The Dauphin Island Sea Lab

101 Bienville Blvd.
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
(866) 403-4409
(251) 861-7500
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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.
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The Fort of Colonial Mobile

150 S. Royal St.
Mobile, AL 36602
(251) 802-3092
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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.
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The Holmes Medical Museum

111 W. Laurel Ave.
Foley, AL 36535
(251) 970-1818
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Holmes Medical Museum is located in the first hospital in South Baldwin County from 1936-1958. It is open Mon -Sat from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. with free admission.
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The Hot Shop at The Coastal Arts Center of Orange Beach

26389 Canal Rd.
Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-2787
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Alabama's premier hot glass blowing facility, offering "Make Your Own Glass" classes M-F at 9 a.m. Call for appointment. Classes are $75. Open facility - free to watch artists at work. Great for field trips! Beautiful glass art available for sale in our new 10,000 sq. ft. fine arts gallery of the Coastal Arts Center. Located on gorgeous Wolf Bay, we are also a stunning wedding venue.
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The Richards DAR House Museum

256 North Joachim St.
Mobile, AL 36603
(251) 208-7320
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The Richards DAR House Museum, a beautiful Italianate style town home built in 1860 by a local riverboat captain. Carrara marble adorns mantels, massive bronze and brass chandeliers with ruby red bohemian glass. All reflect the ambiance of the era and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Richards House is closed on Tuesday, open Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri. from 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sun. 1 – 4 p.m. Visit our website http://www.richardsdarhouse.com
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The Susan N. McCollough Gallery and Studio

350 Cypress Bend Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 967-7677
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Welcome to The Susan N. McCollough Fine Art Gallery and Studio. We are open to the public weekdays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and weekends by appointment only.
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Tino's Fine Art & Frames

2200 E. 2nd St. Ste. H
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 971-8466
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Original artwork, limited edition prints, giclee, pottery, stained glass, mosaics, custom picture framing and local art by local artists are all available at Tino’s Fine Art & Frames.
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