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Fort Payne Depot Museum

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105 5th St NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967-2455
+1 256-845-5714
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This is a piece of history. The structure is beautiful in design and the cooper roof is sweet. Much... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Fort Payne, Alabama
Beautiful little building full of History

This is a must stop if you are a History lover. The Train caboose was recently renovated by a local... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
Auburn, Alabama
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105 5th St NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967-2455
+1 256-845-5714

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a piece of history. The structure is beautiful in design and the cooper roof is sweet. Much of Fort Payne's history is found inside this little gem and there is an old red caboose to tour.

Thank bmclaren2011
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop if you are a History lover. The Train caboose was recently renovated by a local artist with scenes from all around Dekalb county with its History. Really beautiful! This is a must see if you are in the area

Thank Auburn_mom_of_3
Reviewed May 24, 2017

It was closed when we visited but the building is very pretty. It is very well maintained and kept. It is right next to a town park.

Thank danamc01
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Small museum, but it is packed with the need to know history of the area, with relics, photos and artifacts. The rich history of Dekalb county, Alabama, crosses over with some of the most significant events in American History. Touring this museum will open your...More

Thank Rickey C
Reviewed February 6, 2017

As others have mentioned, the architecture of this building is gorgeous. The interior of the building is also beautiful. You won't spend a ton of time in it, but the collection of material is interesting; and I would imagine if you knew the families involved,...More

Thank CobbCoGA
Reviewed April 2, 2016

Awesome Photo Background! You will find this image in a lot of local business photos--especially real estate companies.

Thank ninkypoo
Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time going to visit actually not real knowledgeable you may actually find that you waste a lot of your time although we did enjoy the park next to it and enjoyed actually seeing the railroad

Thank Tlb6284
Reviewed October 13, 2015

A wonderful example of excellent architecture and craftsmanship from the early railroad days. The detail and preservation of this building rivals anything I have seen in the United States.

1  Thank Terry S
Reviewed September 3, 2015

This depot is one of the most beautiful I've visited. I love the artifacts and craft works that are exhibited. This is well worth the stop.

Thank bjmclaren2011
Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

The most Beautiful Depot you'll ever see. I remember when I was young and the Depot stayed busy, loved watching the trains. The Stone Work is out of this world. You can feel the past surrounding you. It's a Gotta See

1  Thank Debbie J
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