Cullman County Museum

Cullman, AL

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Address: 211 2nd Ave NE, Cullman, AL 35055, USA How do we get there? Number: 256 739 1258
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There is so much to explore and learn at Cullman County Museum, filled with interactive displays and modern exhibits that showcase the rich and fascinating history of the region, from the rich German heritage, to the native American lifestyles, and adventures of early pioneers! 

Kids can step into the front lines with posters, letters, photos and historic items from the Civil War. The displays are filled with a host of treasures from cannon balls, to guns, bullets and more, all connected with one of the most significant events in US history.

Did you know that 400 confederate forces defeated the Union's 1,400 right in the area that was to become Cullman County? You are learning about the history right in the very place it happened!

Native Heritage is preserved and celebrated with the timeline showcasing artifacts from the early Native American inhabitants in the area, taking you back as far as 12,000 years!

Kids can even enjoy hands on fun as they make a rubbing on paper of the different shaped arrowheads.

What do you think life was like in the 1800s? Take a stroll along the "Main Street" to find out, where you can peek through the windows of Cullman stores, just how they looked all those years ago! This is the largest exhibition area in the museum, and kids can even see how kids would have dressed from the early part of the last century.

With historic musical instruments and Americana music from Cullman's earliest residents, it really is a trip through the fascinating history of Cullman County. Just what will you discover today?

Activity location


Cullman County is located in North Alabama, 45 miles south of Huntsville and 45 miles north of Birmingham. To visit the Cullman area, take I-65 Exit 291, 299, 304, 308 or 310.

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How much does it cost?



Free as far as we can tell



Free as far as we can tell


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Cullman County Museum FAQ’s

Grab something to eat in the area before or after your visit!

Don't miss the statue of the founding father out the front!

They offer guided tours for field trips, plus school discounts, so give them a call for more details!

Give them a call to ask about the accessibility, they will be happy to help!

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