Downtown Historic District & Heritage Walk

Street address: 

Opelika, AL 36803-2464


P.O. Box 2464
Opelika, AL 36803-2464


Stroll downtown Opelika with self-guided tour to learn about town's history. Brochure can be acquired at downtown retail shops, chamber or Main Street office.

Related attractions

Built in 1850s prior to Civil War by Dr. Brownfield, one of Opelika's 1st physicians. Example of transition from Greek Revival to Victorian Gothic. Moved to present site and restored by Opelika Historic Preservation Society.
Renovated, working courthouse built in 1896. Beautiful example of Neoclassical Revival architecture. Located in historic downtown Opelika across from Courthouse Square.
Special exhibits and gallery's permanent collection feature works by local, regional and nationally known artists. Also national tour groups from BBC Orchestra of London to Boys Choir of Harlem. Call for schedule.
Located on campus of Opelika High School, this 1200-seat professional theatre-style auditorium offers world-class performances throughout the year.
Regional museum of approximately 4000 artifacts form fascinating glimpse into east Alabama life over last century. Noteworthy collection includes Camp Opelika (WWII POW camp) memorabilia, Roanoke dolls, early recording technology. Special exhibits scheduled.
Built about 1920. Recently restored to original style, adhering to strict historical standards. Houses offices of Opelika Mainstreet, Opelika Arts Association and large banquet room.
Outlet stores offering 25% to 70% savings off everyday prices. Selections ranging from housewares to paper, glass to shoes, clothing to clocks and rugs, and toys to linens.