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Huntsville Depot Museum

320 Church St NW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5544
+1 256-564-8100
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More than expected!!

We had expected to spend an hour or so at the Huntsville Depot Museum, but it offered so more than... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eric B
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Pensacola, Florida
via mobile
Excellent Experience

If you are into a great guided tour about civil war history then this is a great place to visit... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
bhi14
,
Birmingham, Alabama
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During the Civil War, this depot was a prison for captured Confederates and a hospital for the wounded.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“self guided” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
320 Church St NW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5544
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+1 256-564-8100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had expected to spend an hour or so at the Huntsville Depot Museum, but it offered so more than we expected that we spent about 3 hours. Seeing one of only 6 known surviving Erskine automobiles was one of those unexpected treats! The rumble...More

Thank Eric B
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

If you are into a great guided tour about civil war history then this is a great place to visit. Our guide Winter was very knowledgeable and explained everything we saw thoroughly. There is a lot of neat stuff here and you will learn a...More

1  Thank bhi14
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Time spent here is worth it .great exhibits ,and a peaceful place to enjoy beauty and talent . John ,a member of staff is very helpful and will assist you with your questions .

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a little like rummaging around Huntsville's attic. Several floors of exhibits. Steam Railway oriented of course.

Thank Craig H
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

History is important and understanding the impact that this railroad station had in the growth of Huntsville was fascinating. The layout was impressive - and the actual facilities were well maintained. Additionally, in the upstairs, there is an impressive display of Union soldiers wall writing...More

1  Thank Matthew H
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a very neat place to check out for some neat history. Definitely recommend the guided tour through this historic landmark to hear about its past and all it has to offer. You won't be sorry!

2  Thank bam_and_maize
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice place to visit. Some free things and some cost. Also near war memorial. Grounds are beautiful and there is a pavilion for picnicking.

Thank annalaura54
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I had a great time learning about the history of the depot and the Huntsville area. My tour guide was knowledgeable about more than just the depot and the trains; she also knew a lot about the geography and history of the area and all...More

Thank John K
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We took the guided tour and enjoyed the information presented to us on the history of the railroad in Huntsville. It was a three story depot but had an elevator for the handicap. I really enjoyed hearing about railroad life back in the day and...More

Thank amyrT1665TJ
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

We had a great tour of the facility with a docent. Great information about the history of the depot. The car museum (auto and train) contained interesting items.

Thank diverdavid
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Andrea P
30 June 2016|
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