Alabama Constitution Village

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O V E R V I E W
Facility:Alabama Constitution Village
Description:Hear the whir of the spinning wheel - smell the enticing aroma of freshly baked bread being prepared over an open fire - turn the great wheel lathe in the cabinetmaker's shop - and visit with villagers busy with their daily tasks, seemingly unaware that nearly two centuries have come and gone.

Forty-four delegates of the constitutional convention gathered here in a vacant cabinet shop on July 5, 1819, to organize Alabama as the 22nd state. John Boardman's print shop, Clement Comer Clay's law office, the Federal Land Surveyor's office, a post office and sheriff Stephen Neal's residence surround that cabinet shop. Today, the shade trees watch over a proud living village that captures Alabama's history and spirit. Constitution Village is a unique and unforgettable journey into Alabama's past.
A D D R E S S
Address 1:109 Gates Avenue
Address 2:
City:Huntsville
State/Province:AL
Zip Code:35801
V I S I T I N G   I N F O
Hours:
Tue-Sat 10-4 MAR-OCT
Hours adjusted NOV-DEC for Santa's Village.
Closed JAN-FEB
Admission:$10; Seniors and Youth: $8; Toddlers: free GROUPS: $9; Seniors, Youth and Chaperones: $7
Telephone:(256) 564-8100
Website:Visit Website
R E V I E W S
Bama Taylor, Co-op Member
We LOVED this trip. This is not a museum, but rather a chance to literally step back in time. The guides were authentic and made it personal for the kids. It has been over two years since our last trip and all three of my children are still talking about it! You will not be disappointed!
Lisa C., Co-op Member
This is such a great museum for young kids. There is so much to see and do, and it's interactive. The kids can listen to a talking tree, card wool, play with building tools of the 19th century, weave on a giant loom and so much more. Your kids will ask to come back again and again. It makes a great field trip, but a family membership is even better and more than worth it. In addition to EarlyWorks, your membership gives you entrance to 2 other history museums for a year.
J. Thompson, Co-op Member
The Earlyworks Museum was great, but we were disappointed with the Alabama Constitution Village. We didn't see anything going on here. The kids were rushed through a craft and saw reindeer, but other than that it was stinky, cold, and muddy with nothing much to see or do. There were several photo ops such as taking a picture of your child in a sleigh so bring your camera. Maybe we went at the wrong time, but we will pass on Santa's Village next time--Santa wasn't even there.
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