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History Museum of Mobile

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Address: 111 South Royal Street, Southern Market/Old City Hall, Mobile, AL 36602
Phone Number: +1 251-208-7569
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great piece of Mobile History

A great way to spend an afternoon while visiting downtown Mobile. Not a lot to keep the kids entertained but great for couples or adults. I loved the self guided tour and enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great way to spend an afternoon while visiting downtown Mobile. Not a lot to keep the kids entertained but great for couples or adults. I loved the self guided tour and enjoyed the exhibits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

The museum is in a 2 story building 1/2 block from the Fort Conde visitors center. Four of us visited on a very warm muggy day and the museum was nice and cool. The young lady at the desk was cheery and helpful. There are many historical artifacts from throughout Mobile's history. There was also an exhibit of miniature doll... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Mobile has done a very commendable job of preserving some of its artifacts and memories of days gone by in his little museum . Well worth the trip and the entry fee , I highly recommend it...

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Chesham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

The King Tut Exhibition has finished. However, the museum is well curated and provides good, valuable history of Mobile since the city's foundation through to modern day. There's also a wonderful miniature house exhibition in one of the downstairs rooms. Well worth a visit

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

2 particular exhibits grabbed my attention....King Tut and the miniature houses crafted by Aaron Friedman .Both were well displayed and fascinating to learn about.With only a little over an hour for our visit,we were captivated by this small museum and highly recommend seeing it.

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Thank DorothyZ2013
Tuscumbia, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Great place to see Mobile history and as a big bonus right now you get the King Tut exhibit. There is something here for everyone. The front desk attendant is both friendly and knowledgable

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Thank Eamonn W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

We took a late afternoon tour of the museum, but it was not as interesting as other places. I felt this was more for people of Mobile's interest.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

I was here a couple of years ago and wanted to return to see the King Tut exhibit! The museum offers a wonderful history of Mobile - the good and the bad. It's a wonderful, peaceful museum that is a gem to the city of Mobile.

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Daphne, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

the Tut exhibit was ok but the really nice surprise was the Mobile history section and the wonderful and amazing doll house collection.

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Satsuma, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Went to the King Tut exhibit and totally enjoyed it! There were many items to see and there was some good information written up at each item to explain or describe each one. There was also a handout available to explain each item. Will definitely go back to see the other displays and historical items.

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Thank Monica R

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