History Museum of Mobile

Tours Behind The Scenes At History Museum Of Mobile

June 21, 2024
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The History Museum of Mobile is hosting a behind-the-scenes look at its collection on July 25 at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The tours will facilitate an up-close look at more than 117,000 objects, some of which have never been on display before and include the oldest items in the museum’s vault. Curators will discuss…

History Museum Of Mobile Announces Summer Programs

June 7, 2024
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The History Museum of Mobile is holding “Hands on History” summer pop-in programs on June 14 and 29; July 12, 20 and 26; and August 3. They are, respectively, “Mardi Gras Mask Workshop,” “Make Butter the Colonial Way,” “Mummification Workshop,” “Quill Pen Writing,” “Marbled Paper Workshop” and “Colonial Toys & Games.” Participants are encouraged to…

Mobile Walking Tours Set For April

March 29, 2024
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Visit Mobile has announced the return of free walking tours every Saturday in April. The guided tours are designed to educate participants on a variety of topics involving Mobile culture, ecology, art and more. All tours will begin at 10 a.m. and depart from the Visit Mobile Welcome Center in the History Museum of Mobile…

Mobile History Museum Breaks Records

History Museum Of Mobile Names Director

March 15, 2024
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Board of Directors of the History Museum of Mobile has announced the appointment of the museum’s newest director, Jon Sexton. Sexton comes from Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History in Georgia, where he served as director of operations. He previously served as assistant manager of historical resources for Sarasota County, Florida. A native…

Hubble Exhibit Coming To History Museum Of Mobile

Hubble Exhibit Coming To History Museum Of Mobile

September 15, 2023
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The History Museum of Mobile has announced “Hubble Space Telescope: New Views from the Universe,” a 2,200-ft2 exhibit featuring a scale model of the Hubble Space Telescope and several satellite units that will not only provide viewers with a hands-on experience with the same technology that allows Hubble to gaze at distant galaxies, but also…

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