Guntersville Museum and Cultural Center

Guntersville Museum and Cultural Center The Guntersville Museum is located in the historic Rock Armory. Visit with us to learn the history and culture of our area. Admission is free.
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The museum has taken a city landmark and turned it into the cornerstone of an entire cultural district. The facility was built in 1936 prior to World War II, as a military armory for Company E, 167th Infantry Division. Built under the Works Progress Act (WPA), the building was constructed of local rough limestone. With its distinctive castellated (castle-like) architecture, the Museum sits on a tree-covered hilltop adjacent to Guntersville’s highly rated city Library and overlooking the acclaimed Whole Backstage Community Theatre. Admission is FREE!!

Several Harriet Tubman posters from the Black History Month exhibit created by local students....😍.... on display throug...
02/13/2020

Several Harriet Tubman posters from the Black History Month exhibit created by local students....😍.... on display through Sunday.

Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce
02/10/2020

Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce

As part of the Chamber’s History Tour Series, the Chamber is excited to partner with the Lakeview Community Civic Organization and the Guntersville Museum in presenting “A Celebration of African American History”, Sunday, February 16, 2-4pm at the Guntersville Museum. Make plans to join us! #lovewhatslocal #guntersville #lakeguntersvillechamberofcommerce #lakeguntersvillechambermember #guntersvillealabama
#lakeguntersvillechamberevents

Alabama Art: Inside Out now open!  Please visit with us now through March 29 to see six renowned Alabama artists along w...
02/07/2020

Alabama Art: Inside Out now open! Please visit with us now through March 29 to see six renowned Alabama artists along with their portraits by Nall. Exhibit from the International Arts Center, Troy University.

New!  Frank Nelson notecards now available in our gift shop.  Three designs in a set of six cards.
01/31/2020

New! Frank Nelson notecards now available in our gift shop. Three designs in a set of six cards.

01/18/2020
01/11/2020

The museum will not be open today (Saturday, January 11th). Just want to be cautious due to the weather forecast. We’ll be open tomorrow!

12/31/2019

Concert pianist in the house! Nicholas Galinaitis from Los Angeles.🎄🎼

The Guntersville Museum will be closed on Monday (our normal day) and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day this next week. Pl...
12/21/2019

The Guntersville Museum will be closed on Monday (our normal day) and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day this next week. Please visit tomorrow on Sunday, December 22, or the week after Christmas!

Sampling of holiday ornaments and postcards for sale.  Please visit with us during the Festival of Trees now thru Decemb...
12/17/2019

Sampling of holiday ornaments and postcards for sale. Please visit with us during the Festival of Trees now thru December 31st. 🎄🎅🏼🌲

Join us Sunday for special music provided by the Snead State College Street Singers! They will perform throughout the da...
12/11/2019

Join us Sunday for special music provided by the Snead State College Street Singers! They will perform throughout the day between 1-4 pm. Cookies, spiced cider and beautiful Christmas Trees provided. 🤶🏻🎅🏼🎄🎼 🎶 🍪

Sampling of what’s going on around the area during the holidays.
12/11/2019

Sampling of what’s going on around the area during the holidays.

12/09/2019

Love it when adults sing “Santa Claus is Coming to Town!”

Great time was had by all today at the museum!  Thank you to the Marshall County RSVP Ukesters, Chorus, and Dulcimers!!
12/08/2019

Great time was had by all today at the museum! Thank you to the Marshall County RSVP Ukesters, Chorus, and Dulcimers!!

12/08/2019

Christmas time’s a comin’...🎄🎼

Excited about having the RSVP Ukesters, Chorus, and Dulcimer Jammers at the museum this Sunday.  Music begins at 1:30 PM...
12/06/2019

Excited about having the RSVP Ukesters, Chorus, and Dulcimer Jammers at the museum this Sunday. Music begins at 1:30 PM with this great-looking group!

The Christmas tree atop the grand staircase at the Governor’s Mansion has a couple of ornaments from Guntersville!  If y...
12/05/2019

The Christmas tree atop the grand staircase at the Governor’s Mansion has a couple of ornaments from Guntersville! If you are in Montgomery, go check it out. All of the ornaments represent many cities and towns across Alabama. 🌲🎄 😀

Back in business after the Thanksgiving holiday! Come visit and see the beautiful trees.
11/30/2019

Back in business after the Thanksgiving holiday! Come visit and see the beautiful trees.

Original art postcards and ceramic ornaments available in our gift shop for the holidays! Limited supplies. 🌲 🎅🏼
11/30/2019

Original art postcards and ceramic ornaments available in our gift shop for the holidays! Limited supplies. 🌲 🎅🏼

11/28/2019

We are closed today and tomorrow, but will open again on Saturday, 1-4 pm. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Meet the Browns!  Bob donated some really unique antique glass ornaments to the museum.  The Museum Guild used to create...
11/20/2019

Meet the Browns! Bob donated some really unique antique glass ornaments to the museum. The Museum Guild used to create a beautiful Christmas tree complete with information about the meaning of each ornament.

Also, exhibiting fine art on loan from the Huntsville Museum of Art.  20 beautiful paintings by women artists of the mid...
11/20/2019

Also, exhibiting fine art on loan from the Huntsville Museum of Art. 20 beautiful paintings by women artists of the mid-19th through the mid-20th centuries.

11/19/2019

Day two of Christmas tree set-up...

Looking festive around here!  Festival of Trees opens this Thursday.
11/18/2019

Looking festive around here!

Festival of Trees opens this Thursday.

Our Museum neighbors did a spooky version of American Gothic.  🎃
10/29/2019

Our Museum neighbors did a spooky version of American Gothic. 🎃

Today at the museum:  Linda Reynolds and Lynne Hurley presented a great program on Native American artifacts from Cathed...
10/24/2019

Today at the museum: Linda Reynolds and Lynne Hurley presented a great program on Native American artifacts from Cathedral Caverns. So interesting!

Seeking participants for our annual Festival of Trees:  businesses, organizations or individuals are invited.  Call us a...
09/12/2019

Seeking participants for our annual Festival of Trees: businesses, organizations or individuals are invited. Call us at 256-571-7597 for more information. 🎄

Meet special visitor, France Sloat, great-great-granddaughter of Dr. John Allan Wyeth, our town’s most illustrious citiz...
09/06/2019

Meet special visitor, France Sloat, great-great-granddaughter of Dr. John Allan Wyeth, our town’s most illustrious citizen!

We are excited to have Frances Robb from the Alabama Humanities Foundation as a speaker this Sunday at 1:00 pm.  She is ...
09/06/2019

We are excited to have Frances Robb from the Alabama Humanities Foundation as a speaker this Sunday at 1:00 pm. She is a photograph historian and a humanities and art history professor with masters degrees from North Carolina and Yale universities. Please join us Sunday for “Leisure in Alabama 1890-1950.”

All invited to our program this Sunday.
09/03/2019

All invited to our program this Sunday.

08/20/2019
Cute visitors here Sunday...Owen and Ella from Madison. 🤓🤓
07/31/2019

Cute visitors here Sunday...Owen and Ella from Madison. 🤓🤓

It’s so pretty here this time of year!  Inside and out.  Come visit with us and see for yourself.  Take your own photos ...
04/12/2019

It’s so pretty here this time of year! Inside and out. Come visit with us and see for yourself. Take your own photos and post. We’d love to see them! #guntersvillemuseumandculturalcenter

Flat Stanley visited with us today.  😉. #flatstanley’sworldwideadventures
04/09/2019

Flat Stanley visited with us today. 😉. #flatstanley’sworldwideadventures

Also on exhibit ... vintage Marshall County postcards dating back to the early 1900s.
04/02/2019

Also on exhibit ... vintage Marshall County postcards dating back to the early 1900s.

03/31/2019

So, this is what a straw-beater is. 👏👏👏

03/31/2019

Early north Alabama fiddlers and banjo players program. 😀🎶

Youth art from around the county on exhibit!  💕 🖼 🎨
03/29/2019

Youth art from around the county on exhibit! 💕 🖼 🎨

Remember our program this Sunday, March 31st!
03/28/2019

Remember our program this Sunday, March 31st!

Alabama’s First Pop Musicians! Presented by Joyce Cauthen, director emeritus of Alabama Folklife. Come learn about the roots of bluegrass and country music in North Alabama.

Alabama’s First Pop Musicians!  Presented by Joyce Cauthen, director emeritus of Alabama Folklife.  Come learn about the...
03/14/2019

Alabama’s First Pop Musicians! Presented by Joyce Cauthen, director emeritus of Alabama Folklife. Come learn about the roots of bluegrass and country music in North Alabama.

Guntersville Middle School drama students portrayed several of our historic citizens as part of the Alabama Bicentennial...
03/11/2019

Guntersville Middle School drama students portrayed several of our historic citizens as part of the Alabama Bicentennial program. All characters and vignettes were excellent! #AL200 #Alabamabicentennial

Guntersville Museum Business After Hours - February 2019
02/28/2019

Guntersville Museum Business After Hours - February 2019

02/28/2019

Guntersville Museum Business After Hours - February 2019

02/17/2019

In spite of the rain, a big crowd of 75+ gathered at museum to celebrate Black History month and enjoy a great program including a step performance from Omega Psi Phi at Alabama A & M University.

Singing, stepping, dancing and dramatic readings...all to honor Black History month.  Great job from the Lakeview Commun...
02/17/2019

Singing, stepping, dancing and dramatic readings...all to honor Black History month. Great job from the Lakeview Community Civic Organization.

Remember the Lakeview Civic Community’s program today at 2:00 pm.  All invited.
02/17/2019

Remember the Lakeview Civic Community’s program today at 2:00 pm. All invited.

Address

1215 Rayburn Ave
Guntersville, AL
35976

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 13:00 - 16:00
Sunday 13:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(256) 571-7597

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