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Fairhope Museum

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Darby is awesome

We attended the tour with the (I guess) museums curator/director. It was a fantastic trip back in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joshua G
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Fairhope
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If you want to know more about Fairhope, Alabama, and the people who founded this community, this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dan949A
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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24 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2205
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended the tour with the (I guess) museums curator/director. It was a fantastic trip back in time. Walking through the tour you really get the feeling of what life was like for early "Fairhopians" Thanks Darby

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joshua G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to know more about Fairhope, Alabama, and the people who founded this community, this is a must visit. Very quaint, but quite informative, with lots of relics from the original founders of Fairhope. You can spend as much or as little time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dan949A
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Many of us locals don’t even know we have a museum in downtown Fairhope, AL. It is a very nice place to visit whether you are from here or just visiting. I encourage everyone to stop by. There are plenty of things to see and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gary F
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

If you are in town stop by to see the towns history. The museum is very interesting for sure with friendly staff!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hamilton D
Reviewed November 26, 2018

I always make a point of visiting small local museums when I am traveling to smaller towns. These are usually staffed mainly by unpaid volunteers who are generously giving their time because they are proud of their town. That was true of the Fairhope Museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cchip55
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Very educational if you want to learn the history of the area! Very nice and knowledgeable museum guides! Admission is free!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gingerbread1956
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We were stolling the charming streets of downtown Fairhope when we came across this little gem of a museum. It's very refreshing to find a town which is not in decline, but well maintained without the stigma of empty stores. The museum itself was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

The history of Fairhope is very interesting. The tour guide we had is from London, and I can see why he moved to Fairhope.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Darryl G
Reviewed August 28, 2018

If you love history, this is a nice little museum of historical Fairhope. The volunteers keep it up nicely.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jamie B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

One of the most interesting museums I’ve ever been to. Easy to learn about Fairhope unique history of Single Tax Colony.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank marthajomiller6
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