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    Visit: GulfQuest - National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico, 155 S Water St 175 1750 Shelton Beach Road, Mobile, AL 36602-3710

    GulfQuest Maritime Museum is the world's only maritime museum dedicated to the historical, cultural and economic significance of the Gulf of Mexico. Located on the river front in downtown Mobile, Alabama, GulfQuest is one of the only interactive maritime museums in the United States. This amazing museum has an educational focus with hands-on exhibits that feature hurricanes, shipwrecks, offshore drilling, sailing, and so much more.  We also have theaters, simulators and displays that will keep you busy throughout. 

    Within our state-of-the-Art museum, you will experience a panoramic pilot simulator identical to those used to train professional boat pilots. Visitors choose a vessel and try their way in navigating through the Gulf and into Mobile's port. The images displayed in this simulator are designed to represent real locations along the Port of Mobile. Then there is The Great Gulf Challenge an interactive game where visitors take on leadership roles to help restore the delicate balance of the Gulf of Mexico through environmental and economic choices while facing realistic disasters. Ocean Planet Theater GulfQuest's Science on a Sphere, a six-foot diameter planet Earth suspended in midair showing three-dimensional visualizations of Earth, hurricanes, global shipping traffic, and much more.
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    Departure Point
    GulfQust / National Maritime Museum
    Departure Time
    1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019Tuesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Wednesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Thursday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Friday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Saturday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sunday:12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    1/1/2020 - 12/31/2020Tuesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Wednesday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Thursday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Friday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Saturday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Sunday:12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    Duration
    2h
    Inclusions
    • 90 interactive exhibits, simulators, displays and theaters
    • Entry/Admission - GulfQuest - National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • The Galley is open for lunch Tuesday thorugh Sunday, and includes both indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the Mobile River.
    • The Museum Store - Treasures is open during museum hours. Treasures is designed to look like a sunken Spanish galleon, and will feature museum-quality gifts in every price range.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We visited here and did not arrive early in the day, so our time here was limited. There was no crowd when we vwere here and I don't think a lot of folks know about this place. It is 4 years old and i thought it was very interesting. Lots of interactive exhibits and things to
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    In downtown Mobile is an absolutely stunning interactive museum of the gulf coast region. We spent an entire afternoon, just my husband and me, walking through the exhibits, watching videos, playing games, and learning about the gulf's history. There are hands-on learning
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    This was a very immersive museum with many exhibits to manipulate and explore. My partner was lukewarm about going and enjoyed it thoroughly. Celestial Navigation, knot tying, and signaling with flags were just a few of the many nautical skills you could practice. Finally on the
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    On my list to see during my flash visit to Mobile from Plymouth, MA. What a rich maritime history this city has and believe me I expect a lot coming from Plymouth, MA. :) This museum brings the rich history of Mobile alive to visitors through interactive and spellbinding
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    I that this museum was good but after my visit I can report that it was excellent. After using most of the interactive exhibits I realized that 3 hours had passed. The museum was fascinating, interesting, and I learned a lot. Since the exhibits are interactive it makes the
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