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History Museum of Mobile

111 South Royal Street, Southern Market/Old City Hall, Mobile, AL 36602
+1 251-208-7569
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Comprehensive History of Mobile

This beautiful building houses a comprehensive perspective on the history of Mobile from the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
blnavarremary
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Navarre, Florida
An excellent museum in a beautiful building!

What first caught my attention was the building in which this museum is housed. It has served as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ARodriguezP
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Miami, Florida
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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111 South Royal Street, Southern Market/Old City Hall, Mobile, AL 36602
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111 South Royal Street, Southern Market/Old City Hall, Mobile, AL 36602
+1 251-208-7569
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Reviewed yesterday

This beautiful building houses a comprehensive perspective on the history of Mobile from the prehistoric days of native tribes, through the exploration by Spanish and French settlers through the Civil War years and reconstruction to modern times. It is thorough and detailed. The miniature house...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What first caught my attention was the building in which this museum is housed. It has served as both city hall and public market and has a long history. Painted white its architecture kind of made me think of some of the remaining French colonial...More

Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mobile has a fascinating history and this museum does an excellent job of telling its story. The first floor has a large gallery that takes the visitor from the early pre-European contact lives of the Native Americans in the area through the colonial period (Spanish,...More

Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 24 October 2017

In this Museum the history of Mobile has been awesomely carried out. You will come from the top of the beginning of Mobile to the present day. The time frame and condition of the stagecoach was so impressive to me.

Thank Virginia J
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is an interesting & enjoyable museum, well located by other attractions including Exploreum & Ft Conde. 2 story, but does have an elevator, The building itself is quite handsome. I have been several times- the exhibits are quite interesting & there are benches scattered...More

Thank Shan113
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I called the day before National Museum Day and checked their posted times of operation on their website. Made reservations for transportation to this museum and the Phoenix Fire Museum [which was also "supposed to be open" and was not] and the Conde Charlotte Museum,...More

Thank EXPCTMOR
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We spent over two hours touring the museum even though the second floor portion was closed. The history of Mobile is broad and relates the good and the bad times in the city's growth. We also loved the miniature houses room. Incredible detail and work!...More

Thank Lisanne D
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This History Museum of Mobile is wonderful! It's very educational, and the artifacts they have on display are so cool. Love the museum.

Thank theoriginalicecr2017
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This museum goes into a lot of detail of all the events that happened in the area. The good and the bad, they show it all. Very well done! They use a history timeline to show who is important and what they contributed. Not a...More

Thank W2255KXlaurad
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great museum in downtown. Exhibits hit all of mobile and there is something for everyone. Totally a must see for anyone in the area.

Thank James C
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joan&mike
16 November 2015|
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Response from lisa8552015 | Reviewed this property |
You should least 2 hrs to go thru everything and enjoy it all.
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