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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
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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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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

Thank CHSTigersFan
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

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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.

Thank res913
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