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 9, 2018, 
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 20, 2017
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for a tribute to comic books and historic looks at the History Museum of Mobile! Our annual event "Night at the Museum" is back and this time it is superhero-themed! 

Experience the "Hall of Justice" and explore our limited-time exhibition, "Comic Books: Lessons in Ink," where you can learn the history of comic books, understand the significance of the Comics Code and how comics have shaped society as we know it! 

Meet your favorite superheroes; enjoy kid-friendly arts and crafts, food trucks, costume contests, and much more!

Admission is $10 per adult, and $5 per child ages 6 and up. Children ages 5 and under will receive free admission. Quest-Con attendees and members of the History Museum of Mobile are also FREE! 

Please contact our event manager, Gavin Snyder at (251) 301-0273 or gavin.snyder@historymuseumofmobile.com in order to make a reservation. Reservations are not required but will help us with planning.

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.




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