King Cotton, urban slavery, railroad expansion, deadly epidemics, the Civil War, emancipation......Oakleigh has witnessed many events in this thriving 300-year-old port city.
Authentic period rooms allow you to experience Mobile's history through the eyes of Oakleigh's residents. Travel through time as you travel through one of Mobile's oldest and grandest homes.
Please visit our collections blog, highlighting the artifacts in the Historic Oakleigh Collection. Each month, our collections staff will offer a behind the scenes look into the research and conservation methods conducted in our historic home.
The Historic Oakleigh House Collection
We are proud members of the following organizations:
National Trust Forum | Alabama Historical Association | Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation |Alabama Travel Bureau | Alabama Museum Association | Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce | Mobile Arts Council | Mobile Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau | Downtown Mobile Alliance