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Holmes Medical Museum

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Stopped in this little old hospital that is now a medical museum. They have old instruments... read more

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Sherry S
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The host there was very friendly and she knew her stuff. In this museum, which was the major... read more

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

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.

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Norma V
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

1  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

1  Thank USNavyVet72
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Lot's of very old medical equipment to see, From waiting room to old records. You can spent a couple of hours just looking on your own, Not a guided tour and it is free.

1  Thank Denny P
Reviewed February 6, 2018

This place is so interesting. It is an old hospital with equipment, rooms and offices as they were when it was a working hospital. Free admission so it’s definitely worth the price.

Thank kmk225
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

What a great place to visit! Very interesting to see all the older medical equipment. We must of spent over 45 minutes reviewing everthing. Do yourself a favor and give this place a visit.

Thank Leanna M
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Some may think BORING just by the name, but it is well worth it to walk through and see the early medical and hospital history. And you will be awed by the wonderful staff who can tell you stories of the area and the people...More

Thank bgkelly31
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Such a comprehensive collection of medical equipment, diagnostic tools, and information about medical exams and procedures many years ago. This is one of the best small museums that I have seen with this kind of display.

1  Thank ShelbyvilleGerald_E
Reviewed January 9, 2018

As a paramedic who works in a hospital emergency room, I really enjoyed this museum. The historical information, antiquated medical equipment, and tour of the hospital was interesting. Even with the medical community's technological advancement of equipment and procedures, some things have not changed. Many...More

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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
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Sandra M
June 15, 2016|
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But.....there is a first floor where there are items for viewing and the museum attendant is very informative there.
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