Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
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: 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: 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: 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: 900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, AL
The Meyer Planetarium, on the Birmingham Southern College campus, is open all year long, except during holidays or college closings.
Public presentations are held one Saturday or Sunda...
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...
Location: 20 32nd Street N, Birmingham, AL
Sloss Furnaces produced iron for nearly 90 years, providing the materical to build the city of Birmingham. Nowadays, it offers metalworking classes for adults, tours for history buffs, and serv...
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: 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: 1012 Dunnavant Valley Road, Birmingham, AL
Over 4 acres of fun for the whole family! Go Karts, miniature golf, water wars, huge arcade, redemption prizes, indoor playground, laser tag, laser maze, miniature bowling, parents lounge, toddler pla...
Location: 520 16th Street North, Birmingham, AL
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute allows visitors to learn about the Civil Rights movement through permanent exhibits and rotating exhibitions and programs.
Location: 1731 First Avenue North , Suite 120, Birmingham, AL
Birmingham History Center offers an array of displays and artifacts that preserve the history of Birmingham, Jefferson County.
Location: 2000 Eighth Avenue North , Birmingham, AL
The Birmingham Museum of Art contains an extensive collection of Asian, European, American, African, Pre-Columbian, and Native American art.
Location: 2630 Cahaba Road , Birmingham, AL
The Birmingham Zoo is home to more than 200 species, including birds, reptiles, and mammals. One of the zoo's highlights is its Trails of Africa exhibit, which houses a herd of African b...
Location: 200 19th Street North , Birmingham, AL
McWane Science Center offers four floors of hands-on science exhibits and Birmingham's only IMAX theater.