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Richards-DAR House Museum

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Address: 256 North Joachim Street, Mobile, AL 36603
Phone Number: 251-208-7320
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Delightful tour

The ladies that gave us the tour were fantastic. They knew everything about the home and could answer any question. They were very understanding and patient with my 2 year old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The ladies that gave us the tour were fantastic. They knew everything about the home and could answer any question. They were very understanding and patient with my 2 year old daughter. I learned a lot and enjoyed our time there very much.

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Satsuma, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A great museum showing period furniture and housewares and the guides were very informative. They even served tea and cookies following the tour!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

After a very disappointing start to the day with the USS Alabama, we got a second hand suggestion to hit the Richards-DAR House Museum. What a surprise highlight of Mobile it turned out to be. Laura & Judy, two adorable women who are members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (hence the DAR in the name of the establishment),... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

My, mom, a friend, and I spent the day in downtown mobile (we're from Florida). Our second stop of the day was the Richards DAR house. It was the most relaxed tour of a historic home I have ever been on! I learned so much from the sweet ladies who guided us through the beautiful home. After the tour we... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Mondays are slow, so I got a personal tour. I was able to ask a lot of questions. Stay as long as I wanted. At end of tour I was personally served hot spice tea and cookies in the gift shop. Take cash. They can't take cards yet. They are working on it.

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Mobile, AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My wife and I were married in Nov 2011 and we held our reception at the DAR House. This is a wonderful museum, but also a great place for a reception. This is classic Old Mobile with southern charm. Also has a great courtyard and carriage house for outdoor DJ set up and dancing. We love the DAR House!

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Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Great one-hour walk-through for a bit of history, some interesting antiques and ends with tea and an opportunity to purchase some neat cookbooks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Italianate architecture - antebellum era house built in 1860. Greeted by Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) guides who show you through this family home of a wealthy ship captain noting the design and furnishings of this period. Note the cantilever staircase upon your entry into this magnificent home plus the Weber Piano that thrills any pianist who plays it.... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This was the best experience I've ever had with any museum! This house museum does not seem to get much traffic so very intimate setting for the guided tour. It'll probably just be you and whoever you are with on the tour. The home was beautiful and had great pieces of furniture with interesting stories behind. What sets this historic... More 

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new orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This home and the glorious dosens epitomize the meaning of southern charm and hospitality. Be patient when you ring the bell...it's a long walk to the front door. We were leaving after ringing the bell 3 times. I am so glad the door opened to a beautiful house and grounds with incredible furnishings and original fixtures throughout. The stories of... More 

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Address: 256 North Joachim Street, Mobile, AL 36603
Phone Number: 251-208-7320
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile

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