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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Mobile Carnival Museum

355 Government St.
Mobile, AL 36602
(251) 432-3324
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The museum highlights the birthplace of Mardi Gras in America. See royal robes, crowns, scepters, costume design and float construction. Youth can become a costumed rider in the Little Mystics Den.
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Mobile Museum of Art

4850 Museum Dr.
Mobile, AL 36608
(251) 208-5200
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The Mobile Museum of Art is the largest art museum along the Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Tampa. The museum hours are Tu.-Sun. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Th. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
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History Museum of Mobile

111 S. Royal St.
Mobile, AL 36602
(251) 208-7569
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The History Museum of Mobile is located in the Southern Market/Old City Hall where visitors will discover 300 years of Mobile history in both permanent and changing exhibits.
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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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