Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 1701 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, AL
Vulcan Park and Museum is home to the world's largest cast iron statue and features unequaled views of Birmingham.
Outdoor info stations focus on Birmingham's history, geology, a...
Location: 3530 Lorna Road, Birmingham, AL
Aldridge Gardens is a 30-acre woodland garden showcasing hydrangeas and picturesque gardens.
A summer camp program is open to kids ages four to 12.
Location: 2213 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL
Tuscaloosa's Children's Hands On Museum's numerous permanent exhibits are calculated to engage little ones in interactive learning and fun.
Little ones can explore a Choctaw Indian Vil...
Location: 1700 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL
The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham traces the evolution of health care through seven centuries.
Location: 2000 Eighth Avenue N, Birmingham, AL
The Birmingham Museum of Art - in addition to a collection that spans from pre-Columbian to American, European, and African Art - hosts numerous programs for kids.
Summer camps i...
Location: 4343 73rd Street North, Birmingham, AL
The Southern Museum of Flight is about more than aircraft. The museum has aviation memorabilia from the earliest days of flight - a night landing light used by the Wright brothers at their Mont...
Location: 3440 Galleria Circle, Birmingham, AL
Yup, Ted's is named for that Ted, of CNN fame, and burgers are king here. The menu features bison or beef patties with a huge number of combinations, including the kitchen sink (g...
Location: 520 Sixteenth Street North, Birmingham, AL
The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) documents the struggle of African-American citizens in Birmingham to become full participants in the city's government and business community. The i...
Location: 611 Doug Baker Blvd, Suite 201, Birmingham, AL
The first Melting Pot restaurant opened in 1975 with just three menu items: beef fondue, Swiss cheese fondue, and chocolate fondue. Today, the menu - and the number of restaurants across the US...
Location: 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens cover 67 acres and include a rose garden, a fern glade, an herb terrace, an All-America selections display garden, and other special sections.
Location: 1919 9th Street, Calera, AL
The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum features operating standard gauge and narrow gauge trains, two restored depots, an indoor collection of railroad artifacts and memorabilia, and an outdoor col...
Location: 710 20th Street N, Birmingham, AL
Birminham's first park, Linn Park is home to multiple fairs and festivals annually, including a three-day music fest held each May.
Location: Sixth Avenue and Capstone Drive, University of Alabama, Smith Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL
The Alabama Museum of Natural History offers exhibits that includes the Age of Dinosaurs, the Coal Age, and the Ice Age. The Hodges meteorite, the only meteorite known to have struck a human, i...
Location: Preserve Parkway, Birmingham, AL
Moss Rock Preserve is a 250 acre nature preserve resplendent with trees, hiking trails, rock outcroppings, streams, waterfalls, and wildlife.
Location: 200 Terrace Drive, Pelham, AL
Oak Mountain State Park is Alabama's largest state park. Its 10,000 acres are dedicated to golf, mountain bike trails, swimming, fishing, boating, horseback riding, hiking, overnight accommodat...