Welcome to the Pioneer Museum of Alabama


Alabama's premier cultural steward of pioneer heritage appreciates your interest in 19th century and early 20th century folklife.


Take a step back in time while visiting the furnished dogtrot cabin and tenant house.  See the fully stocked Adams General Store.  Tour the main building to see a blacksmith shop, farm implements, a pioneer kitchen, carriages, quilts and so much more.


        Thunder event coming June 11-12, 2021. 

              Living History 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

                   Battles at 2:00 p.m.

          Sponsored in part by Two Egg TV.


 Convenient Layout

The main building of the museum is divided into several sections.


The entrance opens into the Gift Shop. 

The West Wing houses collections including Lifestyles, Textiles, Sewing and Quilting.


The South Wing houses a Pioneer Kitchen, a Native American exhibit, a military exhibit featuring the Civil War, Spanish American War and World War One, a Printing exhibit, and farming exhibits.


The Agricultural and Transportation Wing houses exhibits including Blacksmithing, Logging, Construction, Cotton and Farming,  and a collection of Carriages and Wagons.


The Main Street area features shops and businesses of downtown Troy, Alabama circa 1900.  The magnificant Larry Godwin mural, depicts the old Troy Depot and The Hotel Troy while highlighting horse drawn wagon and railway travel of the era.


Pioneer Days in Octiber, at the Museum features many interesting reenactors.


Memberships are available

The Pioneer Museum of Alabama is a non-profit organization that thrives off the generous donations and gifts from its members.


New members are invited to join in keeping the Pioneer Museum alive with all the perks of being a museum member.

Currently on Exhibit

The Pioneer Museum of Alabama interprets prehistoric Alabama as well as 19th and early 20th century rural life.  Over twenty-two historic structures and eighteen thousand artifacts illustrate this rich, rustic heritage. Four thematic exhibition halls within our Main Gallery display historic farm equipment, textile arts such as quilting and weaving, material culture of pioneer Alabama, the archaeology of Southeastern Native Americans, militaria including Civil War and WWI, and Victorian Era Troy.


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Pioneer Level Sponsors

Allen C. Jones 

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Click the link below to learn more about our sponsorship opportunities and how you can help support the Pioneer Museum of Alabama.

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