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Florence, Alabama, USA

Attractions in Florence, Alabama

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Birthplace of W. C. Handy, The
    620 West College Street, Florence, AL 35630
    256-760-6434, The restored log cabin birthplace of W. C. Handy, Father of the Blues, now houses memorabilia, musical instruments, and original manuscripts.  more info  map

  • Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House
    601 Riverview Drive, Florence, AL 35630
    256-740-8899, The house was designed and built in 1939-40 and is the only structure in Alabama designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright, also considered his best example of Usonian... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • ARTifacts
    1627-B Darby Drive, Florence, AL 35630
    256-764-7732, This small, intimate gallery features fine original art and accessories by regional, national, and international artists. Oil and acrylic paintings, sculpture, and hand... more info  map

  • Children's Museum of the Shoals
    2810 Hermitage Drive, Florence, AL 35630
    256-765-0500, This museum offers a variety of kid-friendly exhibits which build on the culture and the unique aspects of the Tennessee Valley. more info  map

  • Indian Mound and Museum
    1028 South Court Street, Florence, AL 35630
    256-760-6427, The mound stands on the north side of the Tennessee River in silent testimony to the prehistoric Native Americans who built it by hand during the Woodland Period, long... more info  map

  • Pope's Tavern Museum
    203 Hermitage Drive, Florence, AL 35630
    256-760-6439, At one time a stagecoach stop, tavern and inn, Pope's Tavern is one of the the oldest structures in Florence. It served as a hospital for both Confederate and Union... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Deibert Park
    2810 Hermitage Drive, Florence, AL 35630
    256-760-6314, A 70 acre rustic paradise. This family oriented park is complete with walking trails, scenic vistas, native trees and plant life. The park also offers over 60 lesson... more info  map

  • McGee Farm
    8211 County Road 7, Florence, AL 35633
    256-766-2725, Take a short ride to the country and find an unbelievable selection of pumpkins and outdoor fun and education. This real pumpkin patch features pumpkins up to 200 lbs,... more info  map

  • Wildwood Park
    256-760-6416, Located near downtown Florence and the UNA campus, Wildwood Park features a nature trail, pavilion, picnic tables, and mountain bike trails.  more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Wilson Lock
    704 South Wilson Dam Road, Florence, AL 35630
    256-764-5223, The highest single lift lock east of the Rocky Mountains with a normal lift of between 93 and 100 feet, Wilson Lock is located at Tennessee River mile 259.4, 15 miles... more info  map

  

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