Fort Rucker, Alabama
General, History, Library, Military, Specialized
The U.S. Army Aviation Museum maintains a collection of over 160 military aircraft, including one of the largest collections of military helicopters in the world. Approximately 50 beautifully restored, historic and one-of-a-kind aircraft, are proudly displayed both inside the Museum's 70,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on the Museum's grounds.
Cemetery, Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Military, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
Confederate Memorial Park is the site of Alabama's only Old Soldiers Home for Confederate Veterans. In operation from 1902 to 1939, the home cared for elderly veterans, and wives and widows of veterans. The site included 22 buildings consisting of cottages, a hospital, dairy barn, mess hall, an elaborate water and sewage system, and Memorial Hall, an administration building which held offices, a library, and a large auditorium. The home served between 650 and 800 residents.
Art, Culture, General, History, University
The Evelyn Burrow Museum is a unique collection of decorative arts from the Victorian era to modern times, from fine examples of delicately crafted porcelain to artful everyday wares.
General, Science, Specialized
The Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant, located near Dothan in southeast Alabama, is owned by Alabama Power and operated by Southern Nuclear. It is one of three nuclear facilities in the Southern Company system.
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Aquarium, Children's, Church, General, History, Library, Natural History, Park, Planetarium, University, Zoo
Fort Payne, Alabama
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The mission of the Fort Payne Depot Museum is
summarized as: to collect, preserve and, through
exhibits, educate the public about the history of the
DeKalb County area. The museum staff and the Board of Directors understand the mission of the Museum, and
there does not appear to be pressure to expand the scope of the collections to areas outside of the stated mission.
The collections do, for the most part, support the mission.
Culture, General, History
Fortson Museum & Archives located at 150 Alabama Street in Odenville, St. Clair County, Alabama is housed in the former Bank of Odenville building. The Bank of Odenville opened in 1909 and closed in 1924. The museum is a small hometown museum that has things from days gone by are being preserved to share with the young and old alike.
Children's, General, Science
Located in downtown Mobile, Exploreum visitors can experience more than 150 hands-on science adventures in three permanent galleries: Hands On Hall, the Wharf of Wonder and My BodyWorks, the most advanced health exhibit in the nation. The Exploreum also features large-scale, family friendly, interactive traveling exhibits, year-round with broad science content and supplementary, themed educational programming.
Anthropology, Aquarium, Arboretum, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Children's, Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Planetarium, Science, Specialized, University, Zoo
InfoCenter Alabama, Inc. was founded in 1995 to serve the tourism, travel and hospitality Industries of Alabama. Our system of statewide touchscreen kiosks and our web site provide dynamic multimedia advertising-based listings about communities, attractions, hotels, restaurants, shopping and much more.
Culture, General, History, Specialized
In the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, a single man captured the attention of the world, winning 4 gold medals, an Olympic first. Sixty years later, thousands gathered to honor this man with the dedication of a park named in his honor, the Jesse Owens Memorial Park. Dedicated on June 29, 1996 with the arrival of the Olympic torch on its journey to the Atlanta games, the Jesse Owens Memorial Park is a tribute to the Olympic track and field superstar.
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History
The main level incorporates a lobby, office suite, seven exhibition galleries, a museum shop, a café, an auditorium, and a terrace overlooking the lake. The lower level accommodates a vault system, a carpentry shop and staff and security offices.
Approximately 15 acres of botanical gardens featuring large-scale sculpture, a three-acre lake, and a landscape that incorporates walking paths, benches and water features.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Specialized
The LCHS Museum has many great exibits and displays. The museum is currently made up of seven buildings: the Old Trade Center, the Ruth Purdy Speake cabin, the Taylor Whatley building, the Blacksmith Building, Doctor McLain's Office, the Loachapoka Gin Office, and a reconstruction of the Loachapoka Jail.
Aquarium, Archaeology, Children's, General, Natural History, Science
Aquarium, Arboretum, Art, Children's, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Planetarium, Science, Specialized, University, Zoo
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
The Monroe County Heritage Museum maintains and operates six historic sites in Monroe County, Ala., that collectively interpret the area’s rich history, ranging from the prehistoric fossil deposits at Claiborne Bluff, Native American culture, pioneer life, politics and the literary legacy of Truman Capote and Harper Lee.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Restored to its 1930s appearance, our courtroom is the model for Harper Lee’s fictional courtroom settings in To Kill a Mockingbird. It’s now one of the most recognized courtrooms in America because of the popular film version of the book. Although the movie was not filmed here, the set designer came to Monroeville to measure, photograph and draw the courtroom before recreating it on a Hollywood sound stage.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Heritage Association was born out of a sense of collective guilt some time after the Daniel Pratt mansion was leveled. After more than a decade of regret at having lost forever one of our most treasured of historic homes, the Prattville Study Club, then a group of 50 women, initiated the establishment of a county historical society.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
One of Mobile's finest examples of the Italianate style. Famous for its cast-iron facade depicting the four seasons. National Register (1860). Lavish iron lace decorates the Richards – Daughters of the American Revolution House Museum. This beautiful Town House of the Italianate style tells the story of Mobile during its antebellum period. Steamboat Captain Charles G. Richards and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Steele, built their dream house in 1860.
Children's, General, Science, Specialized