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Huntsville Depot Museum

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Nice museum.

Stopped by this museum when we were in Huntsville recently. Our guide was very interesting and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
MyEllieFB
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Beaumont, Texas
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It's an interesting informative place for someone who likes history about the town of Huntsville... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Brittany S
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During the Civil War, this depot was a prison for captured Confederates and a hospital for the wounded.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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320 Church St NW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5544
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+1 256-564-8100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My family and I have loved the charm of Huntsville for the past 15 years and decided to settle here six years ago. The Depot Museum is yet another reason to confirm our decision. Built in 1860, it has been impeccably preserved and is an...More

Thank Joseph F
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped by this museum when we were in Huntsville recently. Our guide was very interesting and very informative. He guided us around the museum and told us about all the history related to the museum. There was not only information about the railroad depot and...More

Thank MyEllieFB
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

It's an interesting informative place for someone who likes history about the town of Huntsville, the civil war, and trains it self. A good place for kids to learn.

Thank Brittany S
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Guided tour of whole building and grounds. Wow! Thoroughly enjoyed the stories of the train station, civil war, and history of the station. Our guide was excellent. Well worth the time for a fantastic history lesson. Finishing the tour, a train rolled by a few...More

Thank shirley202
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This is a well preserved building. There are some interesting stories such as the prisoners that were held there and scratched out graffiti on the walls. The tour guide was very entertaining!

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty good venue for a historical museum. Signage around the site could be improved some as it wasn’t clear where to check in. Our guide was pretty good (nice boots) but was a little quiet at times. Looks like the car building...More

Thank KurleyHT
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I still haven't seen it (lived here for 6 years). They have a habit of having private parties on their supposedly "open" days and times, thus blocking out other visitors who stop by while in the downtown area. I suggest you call first. Not worth...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We had expected to spend an hour or so at the Huntsville Depot Museum, but it offered so more than we expected that we spent about 3 hours. Seeing one of only 6 known surviving Erskine automobiles was one of those unexpected treats! The rumble...More

1  Thank Eric B
Reviewed 11 March 2018

If you are into a great guided tour about civil war history then this is a great place to visit. Our guide Winter was very knowledgeable and explained everything we saw thoroughly. There is a lot of neat stuff here and you will learn a...More

2  Thank Brett I
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Time spent here is worth it .great exhibits ,and a peaceful place to enjoy beauty and talent . John ,a member of staff is very helpful and will assist you with your questions .

1  Thank RozanaGaffoorali
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