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Fairhope Museum

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Great Local . History

We were stolling the charming streets of downtown Fairhope when we came across this little gem of a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Paul S
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Port Charlotte, Florida
Very informative

The history of Fairhope is very interesting. The tour guide we had is from London, and I can see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Darryl G
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“old jail”(8 reviews)
“fire truck”(8 reviews)
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24 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2205
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were stolling the charming streets of downtown Fairhope when we came across this little gem of a museum. It's very refreshing to find a town which is not in decline, but well maintained without the stigma of empty stores. The museum itself was a...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history of Fairhope is very interesting. The tour guide we had is from London, and I can see why he moved to Fairhope.

Thank Darryl G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love history, this is a nice little museum of historical Fairhope. The volunteers keep it up nicely.

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most interesting museums I’ve ever been to. Easy to learn about Fairhope unique history of Single Tax Colony.

Thank marthajomiller6
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We were in Fairhope last week for vacation and with the rainy weather decided to make a stop in the museum. We are sure glad we did. The 1934/35 fire engine was really cool, and a little known fact if you look up at the...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed about 45 minutes at this lovely little museum. We learned a bit about the community founders, saw the jail cells that were in use until 2002 and cracked the safe! They have a clean public restroom. Also, the staff was very informative and...More

Thank brandib920
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The kids loved cracking the safe and visiting the jail. Very unique town history. The woodcarving artist's works of whimsical animals was a highlight.

Thank chili-ili
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This museum was very interesting and the people who worked there were so friendly, informative, knowledgeable and helpful.

Thank Guin B
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Find out who is going to be there on the date you want to go. Usually authors who are promoting a book will be there.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Explore the history of a city that began as a Socialist experiment. Lots of history and exhibits that are fascinating.

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