About Us


Alabama Original is the online Museum Store of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. It is operated by the Friends of the Alabama Archives. Alabama Original is your one-stop-shop for all things Alabama.

Our physical store is ​located in the heart of downtown Montgomery steps away from the state capitol, From gifts to archival supplies, our mission is to wrap up your visit to the Archives with a bow - and we'll wrap a gift, too!

Founded in 1901, the Alabama Department of Archives & History is the state’s government-records repository, a special-collections library and research facility, and home to the Museum of Alabama, the state history museum. 

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Happy July!!!

"And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer." - F. Scott Fitzgerald