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Fort Payne Depot Museum

105 5th St NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967-2455
+1 256-845-5714
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History Buff's Palace

Small museum, but it is packed with the need to know history of the area, with relics, photos and... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Rickey C
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Fort Payne, Alabama
Sweet Museum with Interesting Pieces

As others have mentioned, the architecture of this building is gorgeous. The interior of the... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
CobbCoGA
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Marietta, Georgia
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105 5th St NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967-2455
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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

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

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.

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

Thank Tlb6284
Reviewed 13 October 2015

A wonderful example of excellent architecture and craftsmanship from the early railroad days. The detail and preservation of this building rivals anything I have seen in the United States.

1  Thank Terry S
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This depot is one of the most beautiful I've visited. I love the artifacts and craft works that are exhibited. This is well worth the stop.

Thank bjmclaren2011
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

The most Beautiful Depot you'll ever see. I remember when I was young and the Depot stayed busy, loved watching the trains. The Stone Work is out of this world. You can feel the past surrounding you. It's a Gotta See

1  Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Close to shops, restaurants, with Fort Payne history, near park for fun and the statues of the Alabama band and the museum. A must to visit in Fort Payne,

1  Thank juliermiles
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Beautifully restored train depot that's full of history. Great place to visit and learn the history of the depot. Awesome park across the street for the kids to play and picnic before or after.

1  Thank Silesky
Reviewed 5 May 2015

This building served as the town's railroad depot for years. It is now a museum showcasing the town and region's history. Admission is reasonable ($3) ... closed on Monday, Tuesday, and Saturday.

Thank Travelingfrom865
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