Pope's Tavern Museum - Florence, Alabama
Pope's Tavern Museum - Florence, Alabama

Photo Credit: Mary Carton

Located in downtown Florence, Alabama, Pope's Tavern Museum preserves and interprets the site of a historic inn and stagecoach stop.

Pope's Tavern's history goes all the way back to Alabama's territorial period in the early 1800s. The structure that exists today and is home to the museum was built sometime in the first half of the nineteenth century. Over the years the building has been an inn, a private residence, a command center for both Northern and Southern armies during the Civil War and since the 1960s, a museum owned by the city of Florence.

Pope's Tavern & Museum houses a wealth of local and Civil War history, a rare Kennedy Long Rifle, a Confederate Colonel's uniform, a vertically strung piano-one of only four ever made.

Pope's Tavern Museum Hours, Contact Info and Location Map

Museum Hours:
Tuesday thru Saturday - 10 am - 4 pm
Admission Charged
  • Phone - 256.760.6439
Pope's Tavern Museum
203 Hermitage Drive
Florence, AL 35630 (click to view a map)

From the Natchez Trace - Exit the parkway near milepost 336 onto Alabama Highway 20 OR near milepost 333 onto Lauderdale County Road 14 and travel east 15 miles to Florence.

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