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The F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Loved it!

Filled with photographs, handwritten notes, and all sorts of personal items from the time the... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana
A gem in Montgomery....

If you are in Montgomery and want a break from all of the Civil Rights venues, this museum is a... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2019
judi m
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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This historic house honors novelist F. Scott, best known for "The Great Gatsby," and his wife, Zelda, artist and author. The museum operates out of the last surviving home they lived in during their lives together. The structure was saved from...more
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919 Felder Ave, Montgomery, AL 36106-1926
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Reviewed July 13, 2019

Filled with photographs, handwritten notes, and all sorts of personal items from the time the couple lived in the home. Located in a beautiful neighborhood, rich with historical significance. The ladies who manage the property are very knowledgeable about the history of the area and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 14, 2019

I called about tours and the lady I spoke to stated that you can request tours upon arrival. We get there and it took forever to get someone to come up front. Once someone came up front she told us to put our money in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

As Fitzgerald fans, we were all set for our visit until we saw the price of admission. The second floor is now a B&B, therefore off limits, so we were unwilling to pay the price to just see a few rooms.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019

If you are in Montgomery and want a break from all of the Civil Rights venues, this museum is a good break and place to take your mind off of the horrors of slavery. The small museum is located in a home whee the couple...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

This museum is in the home where they stayed for one summer. There are plenty of artifacts from the family and through the family’s life. You get a brief intro, but then you walk through on your own. Many of the rooms stayed the same....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

If you are a fan of F. Scott Fitzgerald (or just a fan of cool old houses), this is a fun place to pop in a visit. Although the Fitzgeralds didn=t live here very long, remember that they didn't live anywhere for very long! Some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

You will see, documents, photos, clothes and other displays that you will not find any place else. I have read all of Fitzgerald's works and all books on him and Zelda's novel . I also taught The Great Gatsby for 29 years, and yet I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

The Great Gatsby is one of my favorite books...so visiting this museum was a must do. I loved the displays and walking through the home that he, Zelda, and Scottie last lived in together. The curator (she’s new) has a Ph.D. in history; she’s very...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Visited here to take a break from the heavier civil rights attractions. Lovely house which belonged to Zelda’s family. Scott and Zelda lived here for a while and both wrote books here. It is apparently also an air B and B . The artifacts are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

As Minnesotan's we felt we had to visit the only museum dedicated to F. Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald. It was a great educational experience. Charming little house in a great historic neighborhood. The focus on both their lives was very informative and interesting. The Fitzgeralds...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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June 5, 2019|
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Response from FitzMuse | Property representative |
Depending on your level of interest in the Fitzgeralds, 20-30 minutes to begin with. We have various letters and art works which some guests spend a great amount of time reading and enjoying.
Virginia S
January 24, 2016|
Response from Thomas T | Property representative |
Yes--Sunday hours are 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.