Museums

Come check out some of the many museums Gulf Shores has to offer.

Baldwin County Heritage Museum, Elberta

Preserving the county`s rural heritage in a rambling buildings that resemble a turn-of-the-century barns. A working windmill and several outdoor agricultural exhibits.
Location: 25521 Highway 98 Elberta, AL
Phone: (251) 986-8375

Fort Gaines Historic Site, Dauphin Island

Where History spans three centuries. Open seven days a week, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: Adult, $5.00, Children 5-12 $ 3.00
Location: 51 Bienville Boulevard Dauphin Island, A
Phone: (251) 861-6992

Fort Morgan, Fort Morgan

At 6:30 a.m. on August 5, 1864, Union Admiral Farragut`s fleet started its run into Mobile Bay between Forts Morgan and Gaines. Suddenly, in hellish sheets of flame, the guns lashed out from Morgan`s walls. The Battle of Mobile Bay was on. Despite Morgan`s withering fire, the Union fleet managed to run the gauntlet into Mobile Bay and out of range of Morgan`s guns. The siege of Fort Morgan lasted for nearly three more weeks before the fort fell into Union hands on August 23
Location: 51 State Highway 180 West Gulf Shores, AL
Phone: (251) 540-7127

Gulf Shores Museum, Gulf Shores

Hurricane Hunters in an exciting video. Visit Fishing the Lagoon: A Way of Life. See gear used to fish and shrimp on the Gulf Coast and in Little Lagoon. View a weather video from our collection. Special exhibits, films and other events offered throughout the year. Free admission.
Location: 244 West 19th Avenue Gulf Shores, AL
Phone: (251) 968-1473

National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola

Naval Aviation transcends both time and space, from wood and fabric biplanes, to the frontiers of space. The Museum captures Naval Aviation`s heritage and brings its story of challenge, ingenuity, and courage to you!
Location: 1750 Bradford Blvd NAS Pensacola, FL
Phone: (850) 453-2389

Orange Beach Indian & Sea Museum, Orange Beach

Open Tuesday - Friday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. The museum houses local artifacts and memorabilia relating to our Native American and fishing heritage. Families of early fisherman have donated supplies and collectibles that make us mindful of the challenges and achievements in the early days of our fishing industry
Location: 25850 John M. Snook Avenue Orange Beach, AL
Phone: (251) 981-8545