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Museum of Mobile

111 South Royal Street, Southern Market/Old City Hall, Mobile, AL 36602
251-208-7569
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Ranked #6 of 26 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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Omaha, Nebraska
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955 reviews 955 reviews
762 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
70 reviews 70 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 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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18 reviews 18 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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Merrill, Wisconsin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A very interesting museum narrating the history of Mobile. A favorite of most appeared to be the room of duplicated miniature "replicas" of the mansions of Mobile!

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Fargo, ND
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Wars, multiculture background, Mobile is a very instrumental part of US History. I learned a lot! Slavery ships came into Mobile from Africa, shipbuilding industry huge, civil war history, Confederacy, Mardi Gras etc.

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