Historic Home and Gardens
Located in the Jefferson County community of Elyton, Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens is a historic house and grounds that are open to the public. The house, an excellent example of Greek Revival architecture, is the only antebellum mansion in the city and displays items relating to nineteenth-century life. The house serves as a decorative arts museum, featuring a collection of 19th century furniture, textiles, silver and paintings. The garden features a restored garden room that is used for special events. The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 2, 1970. The surrounding neighborhood Arlington Park District was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 17, 1995.
INFORMATION & VISITOR TIPS
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Last tour ticket sold at 3:00 pm
Closed on Sunday, Monday and all City holidays
$5 per adult
$3 per student 6 to 18 years
Group rates available for 10 or more people.
(Rates subject to change)
FOOD AND BEVERAGE:
In order to preserve the historical integrity of the collection
displayed within the house museum, food, chewing gum, or beverages
are not permitted.
Feel free to take out your selfie sticks and cell phones. Personal
photos are encouraged at Arlington. Please no flash to help preserve
the collection for generations to come.
Contact (205) 780-5656 if you wish to conduct a photo session.
Arlington Historic House and Gardens
331 Cotton Avenue S.W.
Birmingham, Alabama 35211