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Very nice piece of History

We went to this small museum just to see a piece of history. The gentleman greeted us at the door... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Ocala, Florida
Nice stop

The depot museum was nice but the annex with the dioramas was fascinating. We enjoyed our visit... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Theresa B
Atlanta, Georgia
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105 5th St NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967-2455
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

We went to this small museum just to see a piece of history. The gentleman greeted us at the door and gave us a brief and well described history of Fort Payne and the exhibits. It is very well laid out with very many artifacts...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank harryh409
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The depot museum was nice but the annex with the dioramas was fascinating. We enjoyed our visit and learned a lot about Fort Payne.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Ft. Payne was savvy enough to save their beautiful train depot. They have used it wisely to store and display the artifacts of their local history, from the Creeks to the time when Ft. Payne was the "Sock Capital of the World". I have driven...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a piece of history. The structure is beautiful in design and the cooper roof is sweet. Much of Fort Payne's history is found inside this little gem and there is an old red caboose to tour.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bobbie J M
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop if you are a History lover. The Train caboose was recently renovated by a local artist with scenes from all around Dekalb county with its History. Really beautiful! This is a must see if you are in the area

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Auburn_mom_of_3
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It was closed when we visited but the building is very pretty. It is very well maintained and kept. It is right next to a town park.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank danamc01
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Small museum, but it is packed with the need to know history of the area, with relics, photos and artifacts. The rich history of Dekalb county, Alabama, crosses over with some of the most significant events in American History. Touring this museum will open your...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Rickey C
Reviewed 7 February 2017

As others have mentioned, the architecture of this building is gorgeous. The interior of the building is also beautiful. You won't spend a ton of time in it, but the collection of material is interesting; and I would imagine if you knew the families involved,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank CobbCoGA
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Awesome Photo Background! You will find this image in a lot of local business photos--especially real estate companies.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank ninkypoo
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time going to visit actually not real knowledgeable you may actually find that you waste a lot of your time although we did enjoy the park next to it and enjoyed actually seeing the railroad

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Tlb6284
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