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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 32 Attractions in Mobile
Type: History Museums
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

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
105 helpful votes 105 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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Huntsville, Alabama
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We toured the museum during a convention in Mobile. There were a variety of exhibits that showed the history of Mobile. I enjoy history, so I was fascinated with the many facts of how Mobile developed.

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Mount Holly, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I was in town for business and wanted to have a better understanding of Mobile's history. This museum did a nice job of taking the bulk of Mobile's history and making a Cliff's Notes version. The building itself is lovely and I enjoyed its many exhibits. Well worth the $7.00 entrance fee.

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Jabbeke, Belgium
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124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We visited this museum on June 3rd. You can park your car at the parking lot on Royal Street across Fort Condé for free, it is only one block away. The museum is divided in different parts: dollhouses, history of Mobile, Civil War at Mobile, ship industry and faces of Mobile (Hank Aaron).

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