Self-Guided Tours

Tour at your own pace

We offer self-guided tours Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The last ticket is sold at 3 p.m., though visitors are free to explore until 4 p.m. We are open with free admission and special programming on second Saturdays of each month beginning in 2019. On second Saturdays, we are open 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Revisit our website for updates on these special second Saturdays programming.

Admission is $10 per person, $5 for children ages 5 to 18, and free for kids 4 and under. There is a 10% discount available for seniors, military and AAA members. Tickets can be purchased at the Loeb Reception Center at 301 Columbus St.,next to Kiwanis Park in downtown Montgomery.

Upon purchasing admission at the Old Alabama Town Reception Center, guests will receive a property map to guide them on their walking tour of our Living and Working Blocks. Visitors are free to explore at their own pace and leave and return throughout the day. Interpreters are available on each block to answer questions.

A fully guided tour of the Ordeman House is also included in general admission. Tours of the Ordeman House are available Monday through Friday at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m. Ordeman tour times are subject to change without notice. Call 1-888-240-1850 on the day of your visit to confirm times.

We’re closed Sundays, and federal holidays. We are only open Second Saturday of each month.

Parking is free and plentiful across from the Loeb Reception Center, on the corner of Columbus St. and N. McDonough St. There is also limited free parking available along North Hull Street.

Dining: We do not sell food at Old Alabama Town, other than a few candies and soft drinks available in the gift shop. However, you are welcome to enjoy a picnic in lovely Kiwanis Park, adjacent to the Loeb Reception Center. There are also several delicious eateries in our neighborhood, including the following within walking distance:
Picnics: Visitors are more than welcome to enjoy a picnic in Kiwanis Park, which is adjacent to the Old Alabama Town Loeb Reception Center. Let your kids enjoy the huge playground after a relaxing picnic lunch. Please be advised there are no picnic tables in the park, only a few benches, so you may want to bring a blanket or folding chairs.

  • Farmers Market Cafe: Homestyle breakfast and lunch served cafeteria style, as well as a full menu including salads, sandwiches, burgers and BBQ. Takeout orders welcomed. View weekly menu here. Open Monday-Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (334) 262-9163.
  • Tucker Pecan Co: If you’re hungry for a quick snack, stop in Tucker Pecans for an assortment of Southern sweets and treats, including an ice cream bar. Open Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Fridays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (334) 262-4470.
  • The Alley is just a 5-10min walk from Old Alabama Town, and features many dining options such as Dreamland BBQ and SaZa

Restrooms and Water Fountains: While our buildings may have been built before the days of indoor plumbing, Old Alabama Town has installed numerous restrooms and water fountains throughout the property for the comfort of our guests.

Attire: To make the most of your trip, we advise that you wear comfortable walking shoes and season-appropriate clothing.