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Alabama Museums: Alphabetical List

Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Theodore
, Alabama, U.S.A.
Garden & Historic House

 

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15 Room Museum Home within 68 acres of landscaped gardens. The riverfront house was constructed in 1935 by Walter and Bessie Bellingrath, first bottler's of Coca-Cola for Mobile, Alabama.
Only home in Alabama to be featured on A & E's America's Castles.

Location
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road
Theodore, AL 36582
(25 minutes south of Mobile, AL)
Tel: (251) 973-2217 - Fax: (251) 973-0540

Hours
Open every day of the year except December 25.
Hours: New Years Day - Thanksgiving Day: tickets available 8 AM-4 PM
End of Nov-December: tickets available 8 AM-7:30 PM (Christmas In Lights)

Museum official web site: www.bellingrath.org

 

Information
Facilities
15 Room Museum Home within 68 acres of landscaped gardens.
Gift shop and Cafe Open Daily

Activities
Open 364 days a year with guided tours.
45 Minute River Cruises Daily Feb-Nov.


About the Museum
The riverfront house was constructed in 1935 by Walter and Bessie Bellingrath, first bottler's of Coca-Cola for Mobile, Alabama. The house is furnished as the couple left it with antiques collected along the Gulf Coast, Europe, New York and Philadelphia. Furniture styles range from American Classical through Rococo Revival. American, Georgian and French silver.
Extensive porcelain collection includes Meissen, Sevres, Chelsea, Bow and
Derby among others. Glassware and extensive collections of china. Only home
in Alabama to be featured on A & E's America's Castles.
 
With our thanks to The Bellingrath Gardens and Home for providing the information.