Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, Montgomery, Alabama
Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, Montgomery, Alabama | Photo Credit: Violet Sky Adventures
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Known for being the author of several bestselling novels such as The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda, spent a few months in this home. Zelda being a Montgomery native, the couple wrote, created artwork and hosted elegant parties during their time here. In fact, the Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to the lives of this creative couple. 

History

Zelda Sayre was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. Her father was a prominent judge and her legacy in Montgomery lives on in the wild tales of her youth. One tale tells a story of her dancing in the iconic Court Square Fountain downtown. After her marriage to F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1920, the couple moved around to various places such as Long Island, New York and the French Riviera.

During the winter of 1931 into 1932, the Fitzgerald’s rented this house at 919 Felder Avenue in urban Montgomery just a few blocks from her childhood home and downtown. While in Montgomery they spent time with their young daughter Frances “Scottie” and wrote novels. In fact, F. Scott wrote Tender is the Night and Zelda authored Save Me the Waltz while at the house. Zelda also painted a variety of artwork pieces, some of which are on display at the museum.

Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, Montgomery, Alabama
Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, Montgomery, Alabama | Photo Credit: Violet Sky Adventures

How to Visit

The Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum is located at 919 Felder Avenue in Montgomery, Alabama. The house is open for tours, events and there are even two AirBNB apartments upstairs. For more information please visit the following website here

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