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Fort Conde Museum and Welcome Center

150 South Royal Street, Mobile Al, Mobile, AL 36602
+1 251-208-7304
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Ranked #9 of 26 Attractions in Mobile
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
Owner description: A replica of the original colonial outpost that would expand to become Mobile.
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Type: Historic Sites, Museums
Owner description: A replica of the original colonial outpost that would expand to become Mobile.

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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Great welcome from the people on site and a very interesting place to visit. This is a replica of the original fort and sets out Mobile's development and history under 5 different flags and rulers.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was fun, the staff was extremely nice and very informative. We had some great pictures there. Look the FRENCH!

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Upland, CA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Staff was extremely helpful with suggestions on how to spend the few hours we would be spending in Mobile. Fort is very interesting, free parking, maps and brochures. They have a great map that shows a driving tour of Mobile with blurbs on historical sites.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This was a block from our hotel and we decided to walk over late one afternoon. So glad we did! Very well presented history of Mobile.

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Greensboro, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Fort Conde was a welcome relief stop, We all enjoyed the opportunity to revel in the history of the fort and its significance it played in the defense of the Port of Mobile

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Maryville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

While on vacation in Gulf Shores we decided to drive to Mobile for the day. This was our second stop for the day and a wise one! The couple at the information desk were great! They gave us several ideas for things to do and let us know about the free tram service. The fort was a nice little walk... More 

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Newberry, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

While exploring historic Mobile, it's a good place for a quick history and archaeological lesson; it's worth the 30 minutes it takes to read and see the artifacts.

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Lawrence, Kansas, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It's a great way to learn about the origins of Mobile and appreciate it that much more. The staff is also very friendly, passionate, and informative.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Someone had suggested that we go to the fort as they have free parking and you can catch one of the free buses that runs constantly around the downtown perimeter .The busses stop at many places where you can get on and off at will and explore then hop back on again.. The fort itself was very interesting with many... More 

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Mount Holly, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Fort Conde is small and will take about an hour to explore. The exhibits do a nice job of telling the history of the Fort. Be sure to take the steps up to walk the roof of the Fort, the views are great and the benches are a nice place to relax.

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