Museums In Alabama
|Alabama Museum of Natural History |
The Alabama Museum of Natural History, with thousands of invaluable specimens from all lines of scientific research, is a lasting monument to the energy, labor and love exhibited by Dr. Eugene Allen Smith. He was appointed as state geologist in 1873 and Dr. Smith spent nearly 40 years surveying, mapping and collecting scientific specimens throughout the state of Alabama.
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States
|Aliceville Museum |
Address: 104 Broad Street Aliceville, AL 35442
The Aliceville Museum has grown from a single room in the Aliceville Public Library to a large facility encompassing three buildings, a courtyard, and a plaza area in downtown Aliceville. The museum has been in its current location since 1995. There are four main exhibit rooms and a large meeting space. The facility is handicap accessible. Self-guided audio tours are available.
Tuesday – Saturday 10am to 12pm; 1pm to 4pm
104 Broad Street Northeast, Aliceville, AL, United States
|Battleship Memorial Park |
Battleship Memorial Park is a military history park and museum located on the western shore of Mobile Bay in Mobile, Alabama. It has a collection of notable aircraft and museum ships including the South Dakota-class battleshipUSS Alabama and Gato-class submarine USS Drum. The USS Alabama and USS Drum are both National Historic Landmarks; the park as a whole was listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage prior to that time, on October 28, 1977.
Mobile Bay, AL, United States
|Birmingham Museum of Art |
The Birmingham Museum of Art, one of the finest regional museums in the United States, houses a diverse collection of more than 26,000 paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, and decorative arts dating from ancient to modern times.
2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd
(Formerly 2000 8th Ave. N)
Birmingham, AL 35203
First Thursdays: open until 9pm
Closed Mondays and Major Holidays
General Admission is FREE
2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Junior Boulevard, Birmingham, AL, United States
|Confederate Memorial Park |
Confederate Memorial Park is the site of Alabama's only Confederate Soldiers' Home. The site operated from 1902-1939 as a haven for disabled or indigent veterans of the Confederate army, their wives, and widows.
The park museum interprets the Confederate period and the Alabama Confederate Soldiers’ Home. Wayside signage and visitor guides enable visitors to take walking or driving tours of the Soldiers’ Home site.
437 Co Rd 63, Marbury, AL, USA
|Cook's Natural Science Museum |
412 13th Street Southeast, Decatur, AL, United States
|Cost of Freedom Veterans Museum |
Cost of Freedom Veterans Museum
Official site of the United States World War One Centennial Commission. In WW1 nearly 5 million men & women joined the US military (116516 died, 204002 wounded). They deserve their own memorial.
135 S Main St, Arab, AL, USA
|Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum |
The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum (initialised HOD, reporting mark HODX) is the official state railroad museum of Alabama. Dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and operation of historically significant railway equipment, the museum is located at 1919 Ninth Street, Calera, Alabama, on I-65 approximately 30 miles (48 km) south of Birmingham.
The museum features a wide range of locomotives, cars and other railroad equipment that dates from the 19th century to the 1950s and operates regularly scheduled excursions with museum equipment over the museum’s track. It also features two depots that are approximately 100 years old.
Shelby County, AL, United States
|Jesse Owens Memorial Park & Museum |
Dedicated to the Olympic Athlete, Jessie Owens, the museum is located in Danville Alabama, a community in Morgan County Alabama.
The twenty acre park has attractions to honor Owens, a museum, a long-jump pit and a replica of Jessie's home.
Morgan County, AL, United States
|The Safe House Black History Museum |
On the night of March 21, 1968, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sought refuge from the Ku Klux Klan inside a small, shotgun-style home in the depot neighborhood of Greensboro, AL. (This occurred just two weeks prior to the assassination of Rev. King in Memphis, TN.)
Located in the southwestern side of Greensboro, AL at the intersection of Davis Street and Martin Luther King Avenue (Site GPS Coordinates N32.697611,W87.609667).
518 Martin Luter King Dr, Greensboro, AL, 36744
|Wiregrass Museum of Art |
The Wiregrass Museum of Art is an art museum in Dothan, Alabama. The museum was founded in 1988 and is located in the city's former power and water plant.
126 Museum Avenue, Dothan, AL, United States