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Huntsville Depot Museum

320 Church St NW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5544
+1 256-564-8100
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A must see !

Time spent here is worth it .great exhibits ,and a peaceful place to enjoy beauty and talent . John... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Port of Spain, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Nice if you're in the area

This is a little like rummaging around Huntsville's attic. Several floors of exhibits. Steam... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Craig H
Harvest, Alabama
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During the Civil War, this depot was a prison for captured Confederates and a hospital for the wounded.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“civil war” (8 reviews)
“guided tour” (7 reviews)
“love trains” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
320 Church St NW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5544
+1 256-564-8100
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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 .

Thank RozanaGaffoorali
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a little like rummaging around Huntsville's attic. Several floors of exhibits. Steam Railway oriented of course.

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 12 March 2017

History is important and understanding the impact that this railroad station had in the growth of Huntsville was fascinating. The layout was impressive - and the actual facilities were well maintained. Additionally, in the upstairs, there is an impressive display of Union soldiers wall writing...More

1  Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a very neat place to check out for some neat history. Definitely recommend the guided tour through this historic landmark to hear about its past and all it has to offer. You won't be sorry!

2  Thank bam_and_maize
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice place to visit. Some free things and some cost. Also near war memorial. Grounds are beautiful and there is a pavilion for picnicking.

Thank annalaura54
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I had a great time learning about the history of the depot and the Huntsville area. My tour guide was knowledgeable about more than just the depot and the trains; she also knew a lot about the geography and history of the area and all...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We took the guided tour and enjoyed the information presented to us on the history of the railroad in Huntsville. It was a three story depot but had an elevator for the handicap. I really enjoyed hearing about railroad life back in the day and...More

Thank amyrT1665TJ
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We had a great tour of the facility with a docent. Great information about the history of the depot. The car museum (auto and train) contained interesting items.

Thank diverdavid
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We went especially to see the writings on the wall on the 3rd floor of the depot. The guide was very good. Loved the story of the writings. Nice stop. My son loves Civil War stuff so this was a must see because of the...More

Thank dasg23
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We love trains so we thought we would walk around the Huntsville Depot. We were not expecting it be a guided tour (guess I needed to research a little better). Our guide was knowledgeable and the tour itself was very informative about the history of...More

Thank TennesseeBlayne
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Andrea P
29 June 2016|
Response from kathryn0926 |
Handicapped accessible?