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Museum of East Alabama

121 South 9th Street, Opelika, AL 36801
(334) 749-2751
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Ranked #4 of 11 attractions in Opelika
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- Jan 17, 2014
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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271 reviews 271 reviews
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139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Trying to kill some time in Opelika I happened upon the East Alabama Museum and stopped in. There is no fee but donations are accepted. The curator was very friendly and we talked for a while. The museum has some interesting pieces from all aspects of civilian and military life. Some are rural and most relate to East Alabama but... More

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Valley, Alabama
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This isn't a fancy museum, but it is definitely a must see if you are in the area. Lots of interesting items of all sorts--agricultural, musical, military, Native American, medical, sports... The museum is free but does accept donations to help keep things going. A must see place in the Opelika historic district.

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Opelika, Alabama
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

seeing history of the area. I donated a chair (milking) which belonged to my grandfather who was from Eufaula and graduated from API in 1900 in mechanical engineering.

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Auburn, Alabama
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103 reviews 103 reviews
28 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

We just love this local treasure. This museum does NOT charge admission. How often do you come across that, especially in this economy.? They only accept gracious donations. Our young child really enjoys coming here year after year as he grows and develops new intrests. This museum has a section for antique toys and dolls and they are currently expanding... More

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