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Museum of East Alabama

121 S 9th St, Opelika, AL 36801-4917
+1 334-749-2751
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Nice attempt, but I was disappointed

I grew up in Opelika and was excited to see that there was a museum. However, I was really... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Auburn, Alabama
Local History

I was in downtown Opelika and had some time to kill so I decided to check out the museum. It was a... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
James H
Opelika, Alabama
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121 S 9th St, Opelika, AL 36801-4917
+1 334-749-2751
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

I grew up in Opelika and was excited to see that there was a museum. However, I was really disappointed. It is a nice start and hopefully it will grow.

Thank kaymcclain3
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I was in downtown Opelika and had some time to kill so I decided to check out the museum. It was a decision that made my day. I loved the old photographs and information throughout the museum. I found out a few things that I...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We love this museum. The exhibits are sometimes not our style but we keep checking. The musical programs are the finest and the setting and choice of musicians, the best. The pond with sidewalk around it is a peaceful place to take a break. Thanks...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to learn and enjoy the history of this area. Exhibits about textile mills and local industry are especially interesting and unique. Admission is free.

Thank bertharris2015
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a small museum with items of local interest. If you enjoy antique items or a view into local history, this museum would be worth a visit. The whole museum might take you a half hour to an hour to go through if you're...More

Thank biged2015
Reviewed 14 September 2016

What an interesting place! A hidden gem in Historic Opelika. This museum had many rooms filled with items ranging from manufacturing, military, dolls, clothing, and more.

Thank sisufin
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We went to the Museum during an open evening in Opelika. There are a few things of interest to look at, but I found myself glad I had not paid an entry fee. Opelika boasts beautiful buildings, a town centered around a rail round, and...More

1  Thank UMAEKDB
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved it here. The owner of the museum i think he was, An old men was very kind and generous. His son was very helpful too. He gave us a tour and some gift cards. The History of alabama is actually very colorful.

Thank Ülkü Hüma A
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This small museum in downtown Opelika is not big but well worth the visit...two hours at the most to cover it all. Two Medal of Honor winners from Opelika are highlighted along with several historical pieces of the local paper mills. And, it's right downtown,...More

Thank Claude F
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

I appreciate the sections the museum has dedicated to the "home grown" industry such as Diversified Products and Ampex. Ampex has a special place in my life due to the fact my mom worked there in the early days when it was Orr Radio. John...More

Thank wjmay
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