The Galley


Welcome to the Galley

The Galley, GulfQuest's cafe, provides the only waterfront and outdoor dining on the Mobile River, and a full menu to satisfy every taste. From a blackened Mahi Mahi salad to mouth-watering shrimp Po-boys and a Cuban sandwich on fresh sourdough, The Galley offers the best the Gulf of Mexico has to offer.

By design, the GulfQuest experience of 90 interactive exhibits also extends to The Galley. In addition to great food (plus beer and wine!) and a gorgeous view, visitors can try out Shiptracker, an interactive control station that allows visitors to access the latest information on ships in several different ports in the Gulf of Mexico including the Port of Mobile. From the control kiosk, visitors can view the current shipping activity in Gulf ports, including ships passing by on the Mobile River, just outside the cafe. In each booth, a live image of the Port of Mobile is broadcast for cafe visitors to view while dining.

Hours of Operation

 Beginning February 18th - Wednesday through Saturday 11:00am until 2:30pm

(Museum admission is not required to dine in The Galley.)

For a recent review of The Galley, click here

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Certain ships demand sea-room because of their size. Others don't steer well. Passing vessels stay well clear, giving such vessels a "wide berth." In the same way, we "steer clear" of people who may cause us difficulties.