History & Culture

Explore Gulf Shores History and Culture

The deep-rooted history of Gulf Shores is still evident throughout the area. USS ALABAMA at Battleship Memorial Park is a veterans memorial park and museum. Here you can view warships, artillery, aircraft, war artifacts, and more. 


Built in 1935, the Bellingrath Gardens and Home can be viewed all throughout the year. This 65-acre Garden Estate is in full bloom with camellias in the winter, azaleas in the spring, roses in the summer, chrysanthemums in autumn and Magic Christmas in Lights during the holiday season.


Visit the Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Historic Fort Gaines, and Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum for even more history. 

Martinique on the Gulf