Category - History

Ghost Tours and Haunted Spots: Mobile's Spooky Side

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 11:00 AM by Avery Chappell

Spooky Activities in Mobile

Ghostly Good Times Await in Mobile

Mobile, Alabama, is a city known for its rich history and vibrant culture. Yet beneath its charming streets and historic landmarks lies a darker side—a world of restless spirits, eerie legends, and haunted history. Mobile's history

Explore Mobile Day

Monday, April 17, 2023 12:00 PM by Avery Chappell

What is Explore Mobile Day?

Visit Mobile, in partnership with the History Museum of Mobile, will kick off the celebrations for National Travel & Tourism Week with Explore Mobile Day! Explore Mobile Day will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2023, in downtown Mobile at Mardi Gras Park from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00

April Walking Tours in Downtown Mobile

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 9:00 AM by Avery Chappell

If you’re planning a visit to Mobile this April, you’re in for a treat. Our team at Visit Mobile has put together free walking tours through downtown every Saturday! What better way to start your weekend than with a morning stroll through our story filled streets during one of the most beautiful

Our museums and attractions are great year round- but this spring and summer are lined up with great exhibits! From the Mobile Museum of Art to the Exploreum Science Center, there’s something for everyone this season. Check out these special exhibits below!

Depth of Perspective in the Deep South

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:00 AM by Ohene Twum

The importance of Juneteenth is the lens through which the past can be assessed, present redefined, and future transformed regarding race relations and the possibilities for all Black people. Navigating through the historic and cultural landscape of Mobile in the deep south provokes powerful

Egyptian Mummies: A Behind The Scenes Look

Thursday, April 29, 2021 7:00 AM by Meg Fowler

Mummies have arrived in Mobile! The History Museum of Mobile’s newest exhibition Egyptian Mummies and Eternal Life (on view until June 27, 2021) has toured the world – but Mobile is the only city in America that is going to host the exhibition before it returns home to the National Archeological

Black Women, A Celebration of Being

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 9:00 AM by Visit Mobile

In a post-inauguration interview with CNN, poet, former classmate, and friend Amanda Gorman shared her pre-reading mantra: “I am the daughter of Black writers. We are descended from freedom fighters who broke through chains and changed the world. They call me.”

For many of us Black women,

Holiday Homes To Tour

Friday, November 18, 2016 10:01 AM by Visit Mobile

There is no better way to experience Mobile's history than to visit the city's beautiful historic homes. Visiting them during the holidays is an added bonus you don't want to miss!

Bellingrath Museum Home


Bragg-Mitchell Mansion


Conde-Charlotte Museum House


Historic Oakleigh Complex



See Mobile!

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 10:35 AM by Visit Mobile

We want everyone who visits Mobile to be able to SEE Mobile! And, we are lucky to have awesome partners who want the same thing!

When it comes to sight-seeing vehicles, we've got you covered. They each provide a fun, unique and special experience when seeing Mobile.

Meet the fleet!

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