Old Monroe County Courthouse and Heritage Museum, Monroeville

4.8
#29 of 128 in Museums in Alabama
Government Building · History Museum
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  • Visiting the Courthouse and Museum is like a walk back in time. The downtown square bustles with traffic. I didn't expect a Tuesday afternoon to be so busy. It's only $5.00 to tour the 1903...  more »
  • The Lee and Capote exhibits are in the well preserved Monroe County Courthouse. The exhibits are nicely presented using easily readable text and clean photographs. The docent relayed first hand...  more »
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  • Great historical stop! Admission is only $5/person and they take credit cards.it doesn't take a long time to see and read everything, but there are a lot of great photos and facts of the area and residents, including Harper Lee and Truman Capote. Interesting stores and cafes surround the courthouse in the square. If you're lucky enough to be in the area at the right time you may be able to catch a play of the story in the courthouse, but it sounds like when they do happen, they sell out well in advance.
  • Nothing like experiencing a play derived from one the most important novels of its era in the town that it was written in. I get something different out of it everytime I see the play. "To Kill a Mockingbird" was an excellently done production from the stage to the acting. We loved it. It even drew spectators all the way from Australia! A big thumbs up to all those involved. The Courthouse is well preserved, creaky original steps and all!

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