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The coverage of Hurricane Ivan was very interesting as mentioned by other travelers. I very much enjoyed the exhibit that dealt with the role the area of Gulf Shores played during WWII. This really is a great little museum and the staff was very friendly...More
The staff was friendly and very helpful answering all our questions. A lot of local history here including development and the local effects of hurricanes. I particularly enjoyed seeing the old pictures of parades and local celebrations. A fun stop!
Friendly staff. I love the building. Nice old house. Clean! Even the restroom. Reminds me of my sisters bathrooms. They even have live plants and potpourri. The museum has quite a few old items to check out. They did a good job saving most of...More
Small museum with a lot of information. Learn about the history of Gulf Shores. Reading about the hurricanes of the area gives a person a feeling of struggle for those that lived through the worst of them. . Military history abounds in this area.
This museum is located in a small house, but it was an interesting way to get an idea about Gulf Shores, and to take a break from the beach. No admission fee, but donations are accepted. The docent was helpful to answer questions about the...More
The museum requires lots of reading as it is full of great articles and artifacts of the short history of the town, incorporated in 1957, and the longer history of the area. The hurricane exhibit, and especially the film, are of particular interest. The director...More
We have taken our guests here & were lucky to have a young girl whose family had been here for generations. She knew fist hand about the fishing industry, the local Indian population & how the many storms changed the area. Small but interesting.
This is a small museum with interesting items from the area, but the best part was the video of Hurricane Ivan. If you don't care for museums, go for the video! You won't be disappointed! To see the force of nature on the area was...More