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Museum of East Alabama

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Address: 121 South 9th Street, Opelika, AL 36801
Phone Number: (334) 749-2751
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Satisfy your curiosity about East Alabama and Learn of our Origins

Quite entertaining IF you love museums. This is generally East Alabama specific, but I just love to learn about people's history and this is a great way to nudge your way into... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Opelika, Alabama
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Opelika, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Quite entertaining IF you love museums. This is generally East Alabama specific, but I just love to learn about people's history and this is a great way to nudge your way into the hearts and minds of small town Alabama.

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Opelika, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great place to see local history from cotton mill history to WWII history. Very interesting. They just ask for a donation to visit. Please note only open on weekdays

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Opelika, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My daughters and I were downtown and decided to go to the museum. Fascinating place. We enjoyed going back in time to see interesting articles that take us back in time. The girls laughed at some of the phones and household utensils and tools. Everyone should go there at least once. We lost all track of time and we left... More 

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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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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Opelika, Alabama
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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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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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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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