Mobile attractions

Museum in Mobile

GulfQuest

This museum, dedicated to the marine heritage of the Gulf, is full of interactive exhibits on nautical topics ranging from how to sail a boat to container ships to shipwreck exploration to navigation skills. The top…
Museum in Mobile

USS Alabama

The battleship Alabama is a 690ft behemoth famous for escaping nine major WWII battles unscathed – the 'Lucky A' never lost any of its sailors while they served aboard ship. It's a worthwhile self-guided tour just t…
Museum in Mobile

Gulf Coast Exploreum

This science center contains some 150 interactive exhibits and displays in three galleries, an IMAX theater and live demonstrations in its chemistry and biology labs. The exhibits are mainly aimed at kids, and make …
Museum in Mobile

Hank Aaron Stadium

Baseball historians should stop by Hank Aaron Stadium, home of the Mobile Bay Bears, where there is a museum set in Hank's old childhood home (moved to this location). It documents his incredible life from obscure A…
Museum in Mobile

Mobile Carnival Museum

New Orleans gets all the attention, but Mobile technically threw the first Mardi Gras and carnival season in the USA (or what would become the USA). This museum provides some historical context for the holiday, but …
Historic Building in Mobile

Condé-Charlotte Museum

This attractive mansion was Mobile's first courthouse and jail, and then the aristocratic home of the Kirkbride family. Now it stands as a historic home museum, full of period relics that are of the elegant doily ch…