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Fairhope Museum

24 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2205
+1 251-929-1471
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Unexpected fun

I'm not really much for museums but my girlfriend and I stumbled in to this museum and had a great... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana
via mobile
So worth it!

We wandered in not expecting much, and were so impressed! Considering it's free admission, this is... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2016
Kat L
New Orleans, Louisiana
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24 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2205
+1 251-929-1471
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Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

I'm not really much for museums but my girlfriend and I stumbled in to this museum and had a great time! We walked in the fire truck side and through to the next room where we found a safe that had clues to open it....More

Thank nolapatrick
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

We wandered in not expecting much, and were so impressed! Considering it's free admission, this is a gem of a museum. The docents were fantastic and extremely knowledgeable. The exhibit upstairs features the carved wooden statues of Craig T Sheldon. They are magical and if...More

1  Thank Kat L
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This is a free museum packed full of neat boat models, antique toys and books and neat pictures from the past. This is a great place to stop in as you explore the downtown area in Fairhope. It is located near the library. Be sure...More

Thank Kimberlylq1969
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Not only is this museum much bigger than it looks from the outside, the experience itself is likewise big. A WONDERFUL, local museum which tells the very interesting story of Fairhope. The volunteers and staff that work there are top notch.

Thank Dotldaddy
Reviewed 13 February 2016

If you're interested in local color when you visit a town then you should check out this little museum. They've done a good job of putting displays together to give you an overview of the culture and history of the area. The people are nice...More

Thank C B
Reviewed 13 February 2016

The origins of Fairhope do not begin like any small town I have heard about before. The museum staff easily told the story but there if you prefer to read and explore independently, there is plenty to keep you occupied. A utopian community was what...More

Thank packerbacker_13
Reviewed 12 February 2016

My wife and I along with another couple visited Fairhope. The museum is very good and the staff enthusiastic. Has a wonderful time and learned a lot about the city. Nice displays and not not cluttered. A must stop if you go to Fairhope.

Thank Chipperhigh2
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Two fine gentlemen showed me southern hospitality and introduced me to some key interests in Fairhope history. Start here before you explore the area to help you get a feel for what the area is all about.

Thank TessaHDC
Reviewed 5 February 2016

This is a stop that should be on everyones list...... locals and visitors alike! There is such a fantastic and knowledgeable staff available to share the colorful and artful history of Fairhope. Definitely a must see!

Thank Jen G
Reviewed 15 January 2016

We had parked down the street and happened across the museum. Initially were not going to stop, but passer by on the street said it was worth a visit, which it was. As soon as we entered a volunteer welcomed us and gave us a...More

Thank Donn T
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