State Archives and Museum of Alabama

624 Washington Ave.
Montgomery, AL 36130- Map It
Phone: (334) 242-4364

AAA Editor Notes

State Archives and Museum of Alabama, in the Alabama Department of Archives and History at 624 Washington Ave., explores the development of Alabama through Native American, pioneer and military artifacts; portrait galleries; and a children's gallery. An exhibit about 19th-century life features the official state Bible used by Jefferson Davis when he took the oath of office. A photograph display traces the Selma-to-Montgomery Civil Rights March and the voting-rights struggle of the 1960s. Alabama Voices unfolds the history of Alabama from the 1700s to the present through some 800 artifacts and hundreds of images and documents.
Hours: Museum Mon.-Sat. 8:30-4:30. Reference room Tues.-Fri. (also second Sat. of the month) 8:30-4:30. Closed federal and state holidays.