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Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens

331 Cotton Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35211-1465
+1 205-780-5656
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Arlington at Christmas

I've been to Arlington more than once and have enjoyed every visit! I've held a luncheon there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Connie M
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Gardendale, Alabama, United States
Lovely home and tour.

We stopped by here on our way out of town and loved it. Both ladies working were wonderful and... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Jessica C
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Freeport
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331 Cotton Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35211-1465
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Arlington more than once and have enjoyed every visit! I've held a luncheon there, taken groups of children and visited during their Christmas season. This is something you truly need to see. I'm a real lover of Southern history and this is...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We stopped by here on our way out of town and loved it. Both ladies working were wonderful and knowledgeable about the history of both the house and the area. Such a beautiful property with a colorful history. Definitely recommend it.

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This home was okay to visit. The woman who worked there was very helpful and friendly. If you've seen everything else in Birmingham and you have some time stop in.

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you enjoy historical home tours this is a nice one. Sorry to say it is located in a sketchy part of town, but once you get there you feel totally safe. You can even eat lunch there in the summer months on Fridays.

1  Thank mlwtef
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Not much here to see. No gardens here, either. Admission was $5, which is $4.99 too much. The only interesting thing was the detached men's room, which was hot as a sauna, with wood paneling to match.

3  Thank alexwolf2016
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

An hour well spent viewing this only Antebellum home left standing in Birmingham. Our Docent was very knowledgeable. For those attempting to find the home it is on Cotton Street. You must enter thru the Birmingham Museum.

2  Thank Marylou B
Reviewed 9 August 2016

My husband and I enjoyed this - a must go. Did not know this was available - what a surprise. Make sure this is on your visit to Birmingham.

2  Thank grammydawn3
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Stopped here to break up a long drive north and could not have been more pleased with the beautiful home and its gorgeous gardens. Take a self-guided tour through the house and step back in time to the 1800s. The home is beautifully furnished, and...More

1  Thank ggddizzy
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Arrived too close to closing, and house is in a not so great area surrounded by condemned buildings and poverty, lots of police activity in the area. Thankful others shared photos of the inside so we could see them. It would be nice to see...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This is a really beautiful place! We could see the entire house, the kitchen, the gardens. They also have some kind of tour/lunch with costumes and everything that seems a great experience

1  Thank metorresf
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barbshue
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
Hi! As far as I can tell, Arlington is not FULLY handicapped accessible, as there is an upstairs. There may be a hidden elevator that I don't know about, but the house was built well before elevators, so there may not be... More
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