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History Attractions

Our area is rich with historical places. Explore a fort or stroll through one of our many museums. You can also vote for your favorites, by clicking on the orange "Vote" button.



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Baldwin County Heritage Museum
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We represent the grass roots of our society by providing a place for visitors to experience the heritage and share the ethnic and farming culture of Baldwin County. Odyssey's Shipwreck! Treasures from the ship will take visitors on an amazing journey 1,700 feet below the surface of the Atlantic to the wreck of the SS Republic, the greatest shipwreck treasure of the Civil War-ear. Wednesday through Saturday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

25521 Highway 98, Elberta
251-986-8375 Website

 
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
( 2 Votes )

Visit the 2004 Top Public Rose Garden in the US located at Mobile’s Bellingrath Gardens and Home. After meandering through this 65-acre site, tour the original Bellingrath Home or take a scenic 45-minute cruise on the Southern Belle & Kingfisher as it travels along Fowl River. 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore
251-973-2217 Website

 
Bragg-Mitchell Mansion

In 1855, the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion is one of the most elegant on the Gulf Coast. The twenty-room mansion features double parlors, a lavish dining room and grounds with Mobile's trademark live oaks and azaleas. Tu-Fr 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

1906 Springhill Ave, Mobile
251-471-6364 Website

 
City of Foley Museum Archives and Model Train Exhibit

This layout represents the 1930's -1950's era, when the rail lines were in the transition of being run by steam to running on diesel fuel. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

125 E Laurel Ave, Foley
251-943-1818 Website

 
Civil War Trail - Battle for Mobile Bay
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Damn the torpedoes!" is the familiar battle cry, but there's much more to the story! The Mobile Bay Civil War Trail stretches from the Gulf of Mexico to north Mobile County - over 90 miles - and documents the Battle of the Bay (August 1864).

800-566-2453 Website

 
Conde-Charlotte Museum House

Mobile's first official jail; this c. 1850 Federal-style home has period rooms containing French, British, Confederate, and American antique furnishings plus a charming walled Spanish Courtyard that reflect Mobile's history under these five flags. Tuesday through Saturday
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

104 Theatre St, Mobile
251-432-4722 Website

 
Cox-Deasy Cottage Museum

The Cox-Deasy Cottage Museum c. 1850, contains furnishings and works of art from the mid-nineteenth century - an example of middle class life along the gulf coast. daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

300 Oakleigh Place, Mobile
251-432-1281 Website

 
Fort Conde Museum

Fort Condé, a partial replica of the original 18th century French fort, is located downtown adjacent to the city's welcome center. Costumed guides lead tours, fire muskets and cannons. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

150 S. Royal St, Mobile
251-208-7569 Website

 
Fort Gaines Historic Site

Where History spans three centuries. The role of Fort Gaines in the Battle of Mobile Bay, one of the wars most notable naval conflicts seven days a week, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

51 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island
251-861-6992 Website

 
Fort Mims Historic Site

Where over 500 Pioneer settlers were killed by warring Creek Indians on this site. Fort Mims is an Alabama treasure buried on five acres of land in the deep Tensaw woods and awaiting your discovery!

60075 Hwy 59, Tensaw
251-937-5490 Website

 
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Music & Nightlife

Aug
21
2014
Time: 6:00PM to 10:00PM
Venue: Compleat Angler, 4851 Wharf Pkwy., Orange Beach, AL 36561
Aug
21
2014
Time: 6:00PM
Venue: The Hangout, 101 East Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Aug
21
2014
Time: 9:00PM
Venue: Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill, 4720 Main St., The Wharf, Orange Beach, AL