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Blue & Gray Museum of North Alabama

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We visited the museum. We had known about it for many years. The owner is a friend and we were... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Bob H
Huntsville, Alabama
Excellent Collection

This is one the most awesome collection of 1800's guns, swords and memorabilia I have ever seen. $5... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2016
via mobile
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723 Bank St NE, Decatur, AL 35601-1609
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

The Museum pieces have been sold off in bulk and the Museum is no more! According to towns people, the owner of the display passed away and his wife sold the collection to someone else. The museum closed recently and the collection was moved to...More

1  Thank TioJuanito
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

The collection was sold and moved on 2 March 2018. The store is still open. He has guns, swords and other memorabilia for sale. One star for no museum.

3  Thank Mark A
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We visited the museum. We had known about it for many years. The owner is a friend and we were surprised at how much memorabilia he had acquired. Not having a big interest in guns, we still found many interesting items. The uniforms were in...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is a wonderful private collection of Civil War memorabilia attached to a retail shop of reasonably-priced C.W. items. The owner is very happy to share his vast knowledge with you. He allowed us to take pictures. The collection is well cared for, the place...More

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a private collection not exactly a "museum." It was confusing because you walk into a section where the collector is selling pieces first. We had to ask for the museum.It was okay. It's $5 for adults and $3 for students. With Decatur being...More

Thank Angie L
Reviewed 29 September 2016

If you love guns this is the place for you. This museum contains so many historical pieces that the gun lover must see. The manager is very knowledgable and friendly. Great Tour!

Thank rosemaryg982
Reviewed 23 May 2016

If you love old guns you will love this museum. It's 5.00 per person to walk thru. And it's not very big but has tons of guns to look at.

Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

This is one the most awesome collection of 1800's guns, swords and memorabilia I have ever seen. $5 for adults, and worth it. I have been to alot of museums, here I saw things I've never seen befor.

Thank msmick57
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Need to enter this Museum from the retail business. This is a privately owned individual collection, but has more firearms and etc than the State Archives in Montgomery

1  Thank Al_Badger
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to the museum. It was also the second time we purchased Civil War items for a good price. The owner is very informative and very fair with his prices. If you enjoy history, you will definitely enjoy this place! (Ask...More

Thank DaytonWoman
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