Opelika Celebrates the 4th of July Friday July 1, 2016

1904 Edison Wax Cylinder

Mayor Gary Fuller Congratulates Local Hero
Bennie Adkins

Glenn Buxton, Welcomes Guests to the Museum

Bennie Adkins signs the Medal of Honor Stamps

Museum Welcomes Visitors from S. Korea
{L-R) Chulkz Kim, Santa Woo, Hakmo Kim
 Bicycle Ice Cream Cart 
Restored by AutoSport
On Display Now

Memorial Day Reception
Thanking our Service Members for their Service
Taste of the Town


Donor Recognition Wall
Dedication Saturday, April th

Visitor from Spain  


Nimrod Frazer author of "Send the Alabamians" signed his book for museum visitors.
Mr. Frazer signed books for the museum and on sale now. Limited quantity

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The Museum of East Alabama has a new look with many new features.
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  • Video gallery
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    Located in the heart of Opelika’s downtown historic district at 121 South th Street, on the old Clement hotel site, the Museum of East Alabama first opened its doors in August 1989. Adjacent to the Lee County Courthouse square, the museum now houses over 5,000 artifacts including both th, and th century local, state and general history items. With over 2,000 visitors yearly since its opening, hundred of visitors receive a look and education about the East Alabama area, Opelika, and Alabama history.

    Museum of East Alabama
    Historic Downtown Opelika

    121 S. 9th St.
    Museum Hours:
    Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 4pm
    Saturday: 2pm - 4pm
    Closed: Sunday & Monday

    Admission: Free
                         Donations Accepted                       

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The vintage ice cream bicycle
is now completely restored.
Thanks to Autosport  Body Works
for restoring this artifact.
Thanks to Opelika Rotary Club
for funding the graphic restoration

Visitor from China

Ann Williams left brings Annie
a visitor from China
Reiner Frank
Donated Opelika POW
Letter to Mother
From His Uncle
Edward Schmitt

Edward Schmitt was killed in a
Logging Accident at Camp Opelika.
Buried @ Ft. Benning

A Village not Forgotten

Now available at the museum and online.
$15 Donation

Carver Elementary
nd Grade

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Private Donor Recognition