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Blue & Gray Museum of North Alabama

723 Bank St NE, Decatur, AL 35601-1609
+1 256-350-4018
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Wonderful Civil War experience

This is a wonderful private collection of Civil War memorabilia attached to a retail shop of... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Becky H
Menomonie, Wisconsin
NOT a museum

This is a private collection not exactly a "museum." It was confusing because you walk into a... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Angie L
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“civil war” (9 reviews)
“guns” (5 reviews)
723 Bank St NE, Decatur, AL 35601-1609
+1 256-350-4018
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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
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Very good selection of Civil War items, from photographs to arms, ammunition and personal items. Allow about an hour to walk through. $5 to get in.

Thank lagiant
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I'm a Civil War buff and love going to museums, homes, etc. representing this period. The gentleman who owns the collection is very knowledgeable. Primarily the collection is made up of weapons, but there were uniforms, daguerreotypes of many officers, election ballots, etc. He also...More

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 5 September 2015

First time to visit the Blue & Gray Museum of North Alabama and was extremely impressed with how many pieces where in it.

Thank BradWiegmann
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