Aldrich Coal Mine Museum

The Aldrich Coal Mine Museum is a historical museum located in the former company store of Montevallo, Alabama. Aldrich was once a coal mining town, but is now a part of Montevallo. The museum contains historical photographs, artifacts, and displays from Aldrich's coal mine, churches, school, prison, stores, and post office. The only coal miner monument in Alabama is on display outside of the museum[1] The museum is housed in the former Montevallo Mine Company commissary, containing the original sales counter and cash register, and documented by the Historic American Engineering Record as part of the Birmingham District.[2] The Montevallo Coal Mine Company Store is listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage.[3]

Aldrich Coal Mine Museum
Location137 Highway 203, Montevallo, AL 35115
TypeLocal history museum
Montevallo Coal Mine Company Store
Aldrich Coal Mine Museum is located in Alabama
Aldrich Coal Mine Museum
Location of Montevallo Coal Mine Company Store in Alabama
LocationMontevallo, Alabama
Coordinates33°06′28″N 86°53′38″W / 33.1078°N 86.8939°W / 33.1078; -86.8939Coordinates: 33°06′28″N 86°53′38″W / 33.1078°N 86.8939°W / 33.1078; -86.8939
Official nameMontevallo Coal Mine Company Store
DesignatedAugust 5, 2010



  1. ^ "Aldrich Coal Mine Museum, Inc. 1928 Company Store - Montevallo". Retrieved 2014-06-02.
  2. ^ Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. AL-83, "Aldrich Commissary, 137 Shelby County Road 203, Aldrich, Shelby County, AL", 2 photos, 2 data pages, 1 photo caption page
  3. ^ "Properties on the Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage". Alabama Historical Commission. Archived from the original on September 4, 2012. Retrieved June 5, 2014.

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