Museum of East Alabama

Opelika, AL

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Address: 121 S 9th St, Opelika, AL 36801, USA How do we get there? Number: 334 749 2751
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About this activity

Alabama has such a rich history, and some of its fascinating past can be explored at the Museum of East Alabama. Located in the heart of Opelika's historic downtown, the Museum of East Alabama houses over 5,000 artifacts that cover local, state and general history.

There are six exhibits within the museum, teach telling its own story of the past

Kids can see Roanoke Dolls, as well as Camp Opelika items (kids, what was a WWII POW camp), and even explore early sound recording technology

Exhibits showcase early agricultural implements, as well as fire fighting tools, and household items - all giving you a look into the incredible technological changes that have happened over the past century.

You can even see a wonderful musical instrument collection too, including a turn of the century harp!

There's an authentic 1930s buggy in the collection, and even examples of pine needle basketry work!

The Museum of East Alabama also host some fun events across the year, including a seasonal Christmas experience, so it really is a day of history and discovery in Opelika!

Kids, are you ready to go through the history books see what you might uncover on your next Alabama family day out? Let's go then!

Activity location


The Museum is located in the heart of Opelika's Historic district on the corner of Ave A & S. 9th at 121 South 9th Street,adjacent to the Lee County Courthouse square.

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How much does it cost?



Free! Donations accepted



Same as adult


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Museum of East Alabama FAQ’s

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

Give them a call about arranging groups!

Speak to staff about the accessibility if you have any questions

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