Learning Lunch Lecture Series

Learning Lunch is a noontime discussion series about the history of Mobile and South Alabama, held on the second Wednesday of each month. Bring your sack lunch and enjoy complimentary beverages provided by the History Museum of Mobile. Admission to these exciting programs is free of charge.

The curators at the History Museum of Mobile have assembled an impressive and diverse list of topics for Learning Lunch programs. In addition to these regularly-scheduled Learning Lunch programs, the History Museum of Mobile will also hold several “special editions” throughout the year.  Learn more >>

If your children would like to participate in the costume contest, please be at the event by 6:45 pm.  The costume contest is at 7:00pm.

For more information about the Learning Lunch programs, contact Jennifer Theeck, Curator of Education at: 251-301-0270 or theeckj@historymuseumofmobile.com




See what life was like in Colonial Mobile at this educational event.
Colonial Day will take place on Friday, March 29, 2019, 
from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Admission is free.

Students will see demonstrations including:

  • • Candle Making
  • • Sword Fighting
  • • Musket Demonstration
  • • Cooking

They will also be able to participate in activities such as:

  • • Dressing up in colonial clothing
  • • Churning butter
  • • Playing colonial games
  • • Writing with a quill pen and more!

Reservations for groups of 10 or more are required for this event and are made on a first come, first served basis. If you have questions about the event, or would like to make a reservation, please contact the Education Department of the History Museum of Mobile at 251-301-0270.   




Friday • October 18, 2019
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm


When the clock strikes 5, history comes to life at the History Museum of Mobile’s A Night at the Museum!

Admission is $5 per person.


• Go on an historical scavenger hunt and talk to historical characters from all of world history.

• Listen to a Mobile Public Library storyteller read spooky stories.

• See the Mystery of the Mayan Medallion Exhibition.

• Make Mayan and Halloween themed crafts.

• Kids can participate in a costume contest, and get a goody bag filled with treats! 


Please call 251-301-0270 for more information.





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