Current Exhibits

A History of Mobile in 22 ObjectsOctober 30, 2020 - December 31, 2022

Twenty-two unexpected and compelling objects weave together over 300 years of Mobile history, from the pre-Colonial era to the twenty-first century port. With contributions from Mobile’s leading historians, professors, and museum curators, you are sure to discover both new and familiar stories in this landmark exhibition


Special Thanks to the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and the Friends of the Museum.

Mobile's History in Art: 30 Decades in 30 WorksAugust 05, 2022 - December 31, 2022

In celebration of Mobile’s 2002 tricentennial, the Press-Register commissioned 30 works of art — one for each decade of Mobile history to that point. For years, those works were on view at the Press-Register building, which also opened in 2002. Now, they’re part of the permanent collection of the History Museum of Mobile, on view together in a special exhibition opening August 5, 2022. Come discover this artistic exploration of local history!