Birmingham History Center

The Birmingham History Center collects and preserves an array of historic objects, books, clothing, photographs, machinery, documents and other items of historic significance to Birmingham and Jefferson County communities. About a quarter of the museum’s holdings are on display Monday-Friday in the renovated pre-1900’s gallery, weaving together the different histories of modern Birmingham ..

American Village

The American Village serves the Nation as an educational institution whose mission is to strengthen and renew the foundations of American liberty and self-government by engaging and inspiring citizens and leaders, with a special emphasis on programs for young people.

Alabama Historical Radio Museum

Alabama Historical Radio Museum Radio afficionados will enjoy this trek through the history of radio. The museum features radios from the early 20th century days of “radiophone” technology through the 1940s and 50s. Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The museum is housed in Alabama Power Company’s corporate headquarters. CONTACT www.alabamahistoricalradiosociety.org Alabama Power Bldg 600 18th St […]

Alabama Music Hall of Fame

Alabama Music Hall Of Fame

Alabama Music Hall of Fame The Alabama Music Hall of Fame was a dream and goal of the Muscle Shoals Music Association, a Shoals-area based professional organization of producers, musicians, songwriters, recording studio owners and other music professionals. In 1980, the Muscle Shoals Music Association and the state Legislature, under the leadership of state Sen. […]

Fort Conde

Free Things To Do In Alabama Fort Conde Mobile AL

Mobile was originally founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville in 1702 as Fort Louis de la Mobile at 27-Mile Bluff up river (27 miles [43 km] from the mouth).[1][2] After the Mobile River flooded and damaged the fort, Mobile was relocated in 1711 to the current site. A temporary wooden stockade fort was constructed, also named Fort Louis after the old fort up river.[1] In 1723, construction of a new brick fort with a stone foundation began, renamed later as Fort Condé in honor of Louis Henri de Bourbon, duc de Bourbon and prince de Condé.

Cathedral Caverns State Park

Cathedral Caverns | Grant AL | Marshall County Alabama

Cathedral Caverns State Park  Phone: 256-728-8193 637 Cave Road Woodville Alabama 35769   Cathedral Caverns State Park is an Alabama state park located in Grant Alabama, northern Marshall County, 7 miles southeast of the town of Woodville Alabama. The cave is located in Kennamer Cove, approximately 5 miles northeast of Grant. The cave, originally named Bats Cave, […]

DESOTO STATE PARK – ALABAMA

The 3,000 acre park was named after the explorer Hernando De Soto.  There are historic sites including a museum;  a lodge, cabins, restaurant, swimming pool, hiking, bike trails, walking trails, waterfalls, tennis court, picnic areas and campsites.

Little River Canyon National Preserve

Little River Canyon National Preserve

The river and canyon have formed a wild and rugged landscape that allows for a range of peaceful and challenging recreational opportunities. The river supports world-class whitewater paddling and the canyon supports exceptional climbing opportunities. The opportunity for hiking, swimming, and fishing in natural areas away from city life are exemplified at Martha’s Falls and Canyon Mouth.

ZOOS IN ALABAMA

Kid-Friendly-Alabama-Zoos

There are many different types of attractions just for kids located throughout Alabama, but kids seem to really enjoy zoos, sanctuaries and farms. If you are looking to entertain and educate your kids about animals, you will want to check out our list of zoos and other  animal attractions in Alabama.

Birmingham Zoo

Birmiingham Zoo | Birmingham AL | Jefferson County Alabama

The Birmingham Zoo is a zoological park that opened in 1955 in Birmingham, Alabama (US). It is the largest zoo in Alabama. The 122-acre (49 ha) zoo is home to almost 800 animals representing over 200 species, including many endangered species from six continents.