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Blue & Gray Museum of North Alabama

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Address: 723 Bank St NE, Decatur, AL 35601-1609
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+1 256-350-4018

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Gun history at his best

If you love guns this is the place for you. This museum contains so many historical pieces that the gun lover must see. The manager is very knowledgable and friendly. Great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
Birmingham, Al
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Birmingham, Al
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

If you love guns this is the place for you. This museum contains so many historical pieces that the gun lover must see. The manager is very knowledgable and friendly. Great Tour!

Thank rosemaryg982
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

If you love old guns you will love this museum. It's 5.00 per person to walk thru. And it's not very big but has tons of guns to look at.

Thank Kathleen F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

This is one the most awesome collection of 1800's guns, swords and memorabilia I have ever seen. $5 for adults, and worth it. I have been to alot of museums, here I saw things I've never seen befor.

Thank msmick57
Decatur, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Need to enter this Museum from the retail business. This is a privately owned individual collection, but has more firearms and etc than the State Archives in Montgomery

1 Thank Al_Badger
Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to the museum. It was also the second time we purchased Civil War items for a good price. The owner is very informative and very fair with his prices. If you enjoy history, you will definitely enjoy this place! (Ask about the ghosts..... LOL!)

Thank DaytonWoman
Spring Hill, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Very good selection of Civil War items, from photographs to arms, ammunition and personal items. Allow about an hour to walk through. $5 to get in.

Thank lagiant
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

I'm a Civil War buff and love going to museums, homes, etc. representing this period. The gentleman who owns the collection is very knowledgeable. Primarily the collection is made up of weapons, but there were uniforms, daguerreotypes of many officers, election ballots, etc. He also has interesting artifacts available for purchase - Confederate bonds that were worthless after the war... More 

Thank Ann K
Springdale, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

First time to visit the Blue & Gray Museum of North Alabama and was extremely impressed with how many pieces where in it.

Thank BradWiegmann
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

This is a personal collection turned into a museum. Great examples of rifles, swords and artillery shells. If you're a Civil War enthusiast and have an extra 15 minutes I would recommend stopping by. It's $5 to get in, but the relic store is free. The gentleman working the relic store that's attached is extremely friendly and knowledgable. The prices... More 

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Harrison, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

This place has an amazing collection of civil war relics which are nicely displayed and easy to view. The old building has a great feel and atmosphere to it and the owner was very nice and knowledgeable. The museum is located in a nice, older part of Decatur, AL which only adds to the experience and Decatur was the site... More 

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