The Official Travel Site of Alabama

Historic Huntsville Depot

Historic Site

Climb on locomotives, examine Civil War graffiti, and listen as robotic ticket agents tell about working for railroad. Exciting hands-on programs available. It's the home of Rocket City BBQ Cook-Off and Whistle Stop Festival. The Huntsville Depot was used as a Union hospital, prison and as quarters for both black and white Union soldiers, who left graffiti on the third floor walls.

Wheelchair Accessible

For more information visit:

Historic Huntsville Depot
320 Church St.
Huntsville, AL 35801
Hours of Operation
  • Park Open year round 9am-5pm, Museum Open Mar.-Dec. Wednesday-Saturday 10am-3pm; first two weeks of May adjusted hrs
  • Not provided
Accepted Payments
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Military
  • Senior

Little Toots- playroom for 6 and under

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