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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.
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  • 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 style. A National Historic...
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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 blown art glass are just some...
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  • 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.
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  • 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 before the Cherokee, Chickasaw,...
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  • 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 wounded during the Civil War. The...
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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 plans for educational...
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  • 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, and over 25 varieties. Over 30...
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  • 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.
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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 below the Wheeler Locks and 52.7...
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