Fort Payne offers a rich history and legacy from the Trail of Tears to the Mountain Music. Tour the historic Depot Museum for a glimpse at the local history and then head to the Alabama Fan Club and Museum to pay homage to our hometown boys, Alabama, the Country Music Group of the Century.
The Depot Museum
This beautiful pink sandstone Richardson Romanesque architecture 1891 depot was operated by the Alabama Great Southern Railroad. It served as a train station until 1970. It now houses railroad memorabilia, Dioramas handcrafted back in 1913, Indian Artifacts, local history and more!
Located on 105 5th Street North, in downtown Fort Payne, Alabama 35967.
Hours of operation are Mon- Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday 12 noon – 3 pm. and Sunday 2 – 4 p.m. For general information and group tours of 25 people or more, call the Depot during regular business hours at 256-845-5714.
The Alabama Fan Club and Museum
Home of the Country Music Group of the Century, this museum houses the group Alabama’s many awards and achievements, collections from their youth and a souvenir and gift shop.
Located at 101 Glenn Blvd. SW
Fort Payne, Alabama 35967.