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Museum of Mobile : Alabama

Not too far away from the restored Fort Conde in Mobile Alabama is the lovely Museum of Mobile, providing the historical context for Mobile’s colonial history and highlighting some terrific exhibitions and insights into local arts and culture including the Mardi Gras traditions.

 

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

 

As you can see, Mobile’s got their own version of the lady of liberty from the French. The top floor features some of the Mardi Gras history and traditions…

 

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

 

Unrelated to Mobile there was also a surprising exhibition about super heros at the entrance which I enjoyed tremendously.

 

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

 

Following that is a bit about the southern trade in slaves and issues of racism …

 

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

 

As well as a bit about local life back in the days…

 

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

Museum of Mobile : Alabama

 

Overall,  an interesting museum with a wonderful surprising exhibition about superheros and comics. Be sure to combine that with the nearby Fort Conde.

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