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Address: 105 5th St NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967-2455
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History Buff's Palace

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Rickey C
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Fort Payne, Alabama
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Fort Payne, Alabama
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 eyes to the past, present, and future of the American way. As always peace be... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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258 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 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, you would find it even more special. They have a lovely collection of Native American... More 

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Fort Payne, Alabama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

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

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Arley, Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 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

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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 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.

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1 Thank Terry S
Fort Payne, Alabama
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107 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 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.

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Thank bjmclaren2011
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 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

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Birmingham, Alabama
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Close to shops, restaurants, with Fort Payne history, near park for fun and the statues of the Alabama band and the museum. A must to visit in Fort Payne,

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Fort Payne, Alabama
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Beautifully restored train depot that's full of history. Great place to visit and learn the history of the depot. Awesome park across the street for the kids to play and picnic before or after.

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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221 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

This building served as the town's railroad depot for years. It is now a museum showcasing the town and region's history. Admission is reasonable ($3) ... closed on Monday, Tuesday, and Saturday.

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