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Fort Conde Museum and Welcome Center

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Address: 150 South Royal Street, Mobile Al, Mobile, AL 36602
Phone Number: +1 251-208-7304
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Description: A replica of the original colonial outpost that would expand to become...
A replica of the original colonial outpost that would expand to become Mobile.
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Nice place

Even though it was just a replica, the history was very interesting. The staff was very friendly. Easy parking too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Acworth, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I was a little disappointed that not much of the original fort was left. The view at the top was nice. I just wish that was more to see. It's self-guided.

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Calera, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This was a very nice and informational place, the gentleman that works outside was wonderful and full of knowledge of the place and history, hope you get a chance to listen to him if you go.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The fort is totally free! It is situated right down town. The displays are very informative. Very well done!

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Arkansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Even though it was just a replica, the history was very interesting. The staff was very friendly. Easy parking too.

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Alabama
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119 reviews 119 reviews
56 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This incredible historic site doubles as a visitor center for Mobile. Within a scaled reproduction of historic Fort Conde are new, superb exhibits examining Mobile's colonial and early American era history.

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at the end of the day, leaving us 1 hour to tour. We got nothing to take with us as a guide to this small scale replica of the original fort and there didn't seem to be any direction within the courtyard either. So, we just walked left to right, poking into open doors. An empty interior here,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

If u like history this is a must visit. Very interesting place to relive the past.all the old artifacts were amazing.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

God exhibits, well laid out with displays of early Mardi Gras floats before there was any in New Orleans.

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Topeka, Kansas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Fort Conde the visitor sees is a replica of the first fort built in what is now Mobile. It is smaller than the original fort but enables the visitor to see what early life in the area was like. Anyone interested in early Mobile life should visit this ste and the neighboring Conti-Conde House

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appleton, wi
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We talked with the wonderful people in the Welcome Center and then went on a self-guided tour of the fort. Very cool! The room are like in tunnels. The top is very neat too. And it's all free including parking!

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