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Telling Medical Stories

Guests Explore the Exhibits at the Mobile Medical Museum
The Mobile Medical Museum, housed in Mobile's oldest surviving residence, preserves and exhibits medical artifacts and archives to commemorate Mobile’s prominent place in the history of medical education. The Museum’s collections and exhibitions provide the public with a broad understanding of the evolution of the art and science of health care and include thousands of medical artifacts, photograp...
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Get Hands On With Science!

Playing music with the Laser Harp at The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center
Sparking imagination, creating curiosity and instilling a sense of wonder in the world is what the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center does best! Since its inception more than 30 years ago, the Exploreum has aspired to increase science literacy through the use of more than 150 interactive exhibits, thought-provoking larger-than-life IMAX films, and fun, hands-on educational programming. Whether vi...
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Visit History!

Some of the galleries in the History Museum of Mobile
The History Museum of Mobile is conveniently located in downtown Mobile, Alabama, within walking distance from many hotels. Listed as one of 50 museums worth traveling for by FlipKey, the History Museum of Mobile is housed within a masterpiece itself, and considered of national comparison in quality and breadth of artifacts. The museum's wide selection of permanent exhibits, as well as a rotating ...
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Educate, Engage, Enrich

Mobile Museum Of Art - American Art: 1945 to the Present
Educate, engage, enrich your family through the arts at the Mobile Museum of Art. Explore works of fine and decorative arts spanning classical antiquity to present day periods, amongst a permanent collection of nearly 10,000 works. Combined with visiting exhibits, the Mobile Museum of Art will provide inspiration for thought provoking dinner discussions and awaken the budding artists in your famil...
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Adventures Aweigh!

The Ocean Planet Theater, one of many unique exhibits inside GulfQuest
Adventures Aweigh! GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico celebrates the historical, economic and cultural significance of “America’s Sea,” the Gulf of Mexico and its coastal region with immersive and fun exhibits housed in a very unique setting. Located in downtown Mobile, Alabama, GulfQuest offers experiences in an array of maritime topics including early settlements and trade ...
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Explore the Habitats of Coastal Alabama

The Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab is an exciting educational facility with visual and engaging exhibits that include touch tanks and a real-time weather station. 31 aquariums with over 30,000 gallons of water, as well as a Marsh Boardwalk, highlight the four key habitats of Coastal Alabama: the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Mobile Bay, the Barrier Islands and the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Vi...
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Explore the “Mighty A” and Dive into History

USS Alabama Battleship Park
USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park celebrates 75 years of Military history on the edge of Mobile Bay. Saved from the scrapyard by the USS Alabama Battleship Commission and donations from the lunch money of Alabama school children, the USS Alabama (BB-60) South Dakota-class Battleship can now be viewed, walked over and climbed upon in all her restored glory. They even hold sleepovers for chil...
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Fire! Fire! Fire!

Phoenix Fire Museum, Mobile Alabama
The Phoenix Fire Museum, an ancillary location to the History Museum of Mobile, is in the restored home of the Phoenix Volunteer Fire Company No. 6. This building houses turn-of-the-century horse-drawn steam engines and early motorized vehicles. The gallery on the Second Floor recounts the history of the volunteer fire companies of Mobile from their organization in 1838. Entry to the museum is FRE...
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