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Holmes Medical Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Step into the past

An excellent preserved piece of history for what small town rural medican was like 90 years ago... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Pleasant surprise

I am so glad i came across this great little museum. It is the original hospital for the entire... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dallas, Tx
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111 W Laurel Ave, Hwy 98 East, Foley, AL 36535-1966
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent preserved piece of history for what small town rural medican was like 90 years ago. This can take 20 min to 1 hr depending on how you look at the displays and your knowledge of the insturments. My spouse is a NR and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so glad i came across this great little museum. It is the original hospital for the entire county. Lots of historical medical instruments. I believe it is run by volunteers. The guy that was there was super nice. No charge to go in....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Muddog
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Not a typical museum but is the original hospital building with the rooms much as they were in the early 1900's. Just a great surprise, much more than I was expecting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HDSlowride
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We can across this fantastic museum on TripAdvisor and decided to check it out. It was definitely very interesting and had tons to look at/enjoy the history on or about. We saw some pieces that we had only saw on TV or books, which was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Crystal B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A surprising find for Foley, took several hours to see all rooms and equipment. Room layouts were very good.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank S6435DWjohnc
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We accidentally ran across this museum while we were there. We had to come back another day because it had just closed. They work off donations which we gladly gave. If you are in the medical field you will really enjoy the differences between then...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank okcoxg
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Stopped in this little old hospital that is now a medical museum. They have old instruments, wheelchairs, medicines, equipment, books, etc. Thank goodness we have better ways of doing things these days! Very interesting if you like medical things and history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sherry S
Reviewed September 13, 2018

The host there was very friendly and she knew her stuff. In this museum, which was the major hospital, in Foley was quite interesting. The self tour leaflet was very informative. It was a little eerie to know that years ago this was the only...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank normav328
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we came just a couple of minutes before they were closing but the lady there let us in and told us to have a good look around. Our kids were very intrigued by all the information and how all the medical things looked before....More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank annelisekhadka
Reviewed February 9, 2018

At first you would think that a "medical museum" would be quite boring. Quite the opposite. This place is fascinating. The original first hospital in Baldwin County. The technology from 80 years ago was quite frightening, but I suppose when that's all you have, you...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank USNavyVet72
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Tana D
May 8, 2017|
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Response from Zana P | Property representative |
No appointment needed. Hours: Monday -Saturday 10:00 PM - 2:00 PM. Takes about 45 minutes to tour the Hospital and Clinc. Only accessible by stairs. Self Tour. Non profit, Donations Appreciated. Our Facebook page has many... More
Sandra M
June 15, 2016|
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Response from CanRoxygo | Reviewed this property |
But.....there is a first floor where there are items for viewing and the museum attendant is very informative there.