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The Fort of Colonial Mobile

150 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3001
+1 251-802-3092
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Great history lesson

Right in the middle of Mobile and close to the culture, the fort is well maintined and easy to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Prentice H
Fayetteville, Arkansas
We went here first while waiting to check into hotel, Well maintained and full of history

From the outside it looked like something we would love. The admission price was reasonable. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Colonial Mobile sits on the site of a historic fort built in the early 1700's and celebrates our French, Spanish, British, and American heritage. While visiting the Fort be sure to visit the Trading Post, Colonial Photo Booth, Breakout Room, and shooting gallery. You will also have a chance to tour the interactive exhibits that highlight the history of the Fort. Don’t miss the live action characters representing real people who lived in Colonial Mobile. Visit our website to see all of the fun and exciting items available on the day of your visit. Open seven days a week 9am-5pm.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
150 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3001
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Right in the middle of Mobile and close to the culture, the fort is well maintined and easy to access. A great short lesson on southern history

Thank Prentice H
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the outside it looked like something we would love. The admission price was reasonable. It gave a great history of early settlers in Mobile. The Fort was in excellent condition. There were many thing to see and do, and a small musuem underneath. It...More

Thank skyvixen1
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The new management of the fort is making a lot of effort to improve the fort and make it an interesting, history-based attraction. While the fort itself was re-created, it gives visitors an excellent self-guided picture of the history of Mobile and the significance of...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Went there for the first time since I was a kid. Everyone should learn the history of there own cities. I learned a lot. I was able to take my time and read up on a lot of the history. The guides and other workers...More

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This was an absolute disappointment. It isn't an original, which we were aware of, but the replica could've been done better. It was a very small portion they recreated, lacking much of the historical parts we were anticipating. When we walked in, they asked us...More

Thank Audreyy_MI
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I went for the Haunted Ducks & Haunted Fort, not knowing what to expect... and boy was I surprised! My guide was extremely knowledgeable about the history of Mobile. The entire tour was a fun side of Mobile that I had never experienced before, even...More

1  Thank mobileal1987
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The fort is pristine - because it's not that old. It was recently rebuilt as a model of the original fort that was destroyed. I would only recommend visiting the fort if it is your only option to see one. Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island...More

Thank utkgreg
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This place used to be free. Get ready to enter an airport terminal kiosk center with cheap overpriced made in China souveniers and $22.00 kids T shirts while some big goofy parrot looks at you sideways. Be nice, he came from South Ameica somewhere I...More

Management response:Responded 28 September 2017

Hello there, thank you for visiting with us. As a few points of clarification the Fort was built in 1976 to celebrate the US Bicentennial. Many of our trading post items were made right here in Mobile. If you would like to buy a child's...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017

A nice open area for the kiddos to run. A dress up family photo area, along with a shooting arcade with a pirate theme. A little history too.

Thank Penny U
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Would not recommend not worth the money ! Not really much to see. The girls working there were very nice though.

Thank Pam E
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Big D
10 December 2015|
Response from blackluna27 | Reviewed this property |
Its metered steet parking.
4 February 2015|
Response from Jacqlyn K | Property representative |
Hello, The hours at the Fort are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily Admission is free. Located at 150 South Royal Street For more information call 251-208-7569. The trolley is available Monday through Friday from 7am - 6pm and... More