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History Museum of Mobile

Address: 111 South Royal Street, Southern Market/Old City Hall, Mobile, AL 36602
Phone Number: +1 251-208-7569
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Ranked #5 of 29 Attractions in Mobile
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Houston
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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This was recommended and we were fortunate to hit the free day. The exhibits were typical of a museum and we learned a bit about Mobile and its history. An enjoyable visit.

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Mobile, Alabama
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This place is packed full of local history and artifacts. And as of now it has free admission, so you can't go wrong visiting this museum.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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1,005 reviews 1,005 reviews
788 attraction reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This it a nice museum not overly large, the exhibits are really nicely done there were not many people the day we were there so it made me very relaxing to go around.

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Oxfordshire
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We both really enjoyed this museum. A lot to see and everything very well displayed. We were there so long it actually closed! There was no one else there in the museum when we visited which is a great shame as it is such a great place to visit and be informed of the controversial history of Mobile.

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Owings, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Nice free museum to visit and get the history of Mobile. Interesting learning new things about places you thought you knew.

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a great place. The building is historical and the exhibits are interesting. It is appropriate for children and adults.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

It is free to go in. They have it split into sections. You can see it all in a couple hours.. or split it up into a few visits. I believe it is closed Mondays. But tue-sat 9am -5pm/ and sunday 1pm to 5pm. They have set it up very nicely with plenty of room to move about the exhibits.... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The new exhibit "Ark of India" is a stunning look at late 19th century India as seen through the eyes of artist Roderick MacKenzie. Wanting everyone in the Gulf Coast area to experience this Mobile-India connection, the Mayor of Mobile has waived the admission fee.

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Mobile, Alabama
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were downtown for Bayfest and decided to visit the museum. It's free, entertaining and educational. We spend just under two hours and enjoyed and learned a lot. A must see!

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Mobile, Alabama
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

There is an exhibit that will interest every member if your family! Everything from miniature houses to Indian arrow heads!!! Positive: Cool art exhibit Nice presentation Fair price Fun for kids too Free on Sundays! Great exhibits

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