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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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History Never Tasted So Good!

MoonPie General Store
History Never Tasted So Good! You know MoonPies are delicious. You know they’re the perfect combination of marshmallow, graham and chocolate. But do you know how they came to be? Mobile's official Mardi Gras treat and New Years Eve iconic drop has an outta-this-world story, so grab yourself a MoonPie and sit right there while Mobile's MoonPie General Store spins their tale. It all began in 191...
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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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