2017 Must See Landmarks In CITY STATE

Situated along the Gulf of Mexico

Mobile is one of the most beautiful cities in Alabama. Mobile is home to a vibrant culture, lovely squares, and beautiful old homes. This port city also houses one of the main attractions along the coastline, i.e the USS Battleship Memorial Park.
You can spend a day exploring the small towns and beaches along Mobile Bay, strolling through the historic districts, touring the Gulf Coast Science Center or Fort Conde, or visiting some of the city’s museums. Here’s a list of some of the most breathtaking landmarks in Mobile, AL:

1. Oak Leigh Museum House

The Oak Leigh museum is made up of three homes. Oak Leigh, a Greek revival structure, was constructed for a prominent merchant called James Roper in 1833. The museum has been furnished and restored with early Regency, Victorian and Empire period antiques. Next to the building is the Cox Deasey House, a raised cottage typical of the city’s middle-class dwellers in the 1840s.
Constructed by a brick mason for his Roper’s eleven children and wife, the antiques cover the period including and up to WWII. The third home making up the Oak Leigh Museum, is Cook’s house, which was constructed in 1850. This four-room structure showcases everyday life for domestic servants, craftsmen and laborers. Interaction between the servants and owners is explained to visitors who come to see this unique landmark.

2. Bragg Mitchell Mansion

The Bragg Mitchell Mansion is a mix of Italianate and Greek revival architecture. Build in 1855, the structure, is considered as one of the most superb antebellum mansions in Mobile, AL. During its halcyon days Bragg Mitchell mansion was the epicenter of a vibrant social life in the flourishing port city. The interior displays draperies and antiques, even though only a select original items have remained. Visiting the home offers a glimpse of Old South life.

3. The Museum of Mobile and Fort Conde

Fort Conde was constructed of wood in 1701, however, it was relocated nine years later as a result of massive flooding. A new fort was later constructed in 1725 of brick, cedar wood, earthen dirt walls, and stone. The fort that stands at this historical site today is a bit small in size than the original 1710s fort.The fort, which is home to the Museum of Mobile was renovated in 2010 to upgrade exhibit space and improve the safety. It is open to members of the public from Monday to Saturday throughout the year.

4. Condé Charlotte Museum House

The Condé Charlotte Museum House was constructed in the 1830's to serve as Mobile’s first jail. All the rooms are furnished to reflect a nationality and a period including French Empire era, 18th Century English, Confederate, and the American Federal room. A walled garden, depicting an 18th Century Spanish era, complements the museum.

5. Gulf Coast Science Center

Gulf Coast Science Center is houses interactive science exhibits as well as an IMAX theater targeted at educating and entertaining young minds. The facility features permanent displays that focus on biology, physiology, as well as an entertainment area for kids up to age five. The IMAX cinema shows science-based movies every day.