The City of Mobile, the Mobile History Museum Board and Visit Mobile are pleased to announce that through a collaborative effort the visitor center is moving to the History Museum and will be staffed and managed by Visit Mobile.

“We are thrilled to work with our tourism partners to make sure this important element of Destination Mobile remains available and accessible to our guests and citizens,” Mayor Sandy Stimpson said in a statement..

“Visit Mobile remains committed to providing our tourists and guests a world class experience and is pleased to partner with the city and History Museum to offer this important accommodation,” said Karen Atchison, chair of Visit Mobile.

Greg Reynolds, chairman of the museum board said in a statement that members are excited about the activity going on around the museum. He mentioned Mardi Gras Park, the return of the Carnival Fantasy to the Mobile, Alabama Cruise Terminal and the ownership group of Gulf Coast Ducks turning Fort Conde into a “vibrant and unique attraction.”

The Visitor Center will re-open on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, at 9 a.m. Its new location is within the Mobile History Museum at 11 S Royal Street.