Huntsville, Alabama

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Huntsville, Alabama, USA

Attractions in Huntsville, Alabama

Amusements

  • Hale Mountain OHV Park, The
    83 Big Rock Lane, New Market, AL 37328
    Elora, Tennessee
    256-990-3472 or 931-937-8772, Located four miles northeast of Plevna, Alabama and two miles south of Elora, Tennessee, the 400-acre Hale Mountain OHV Park features trails for mudding, trail riding,... more info

  • Southern Adventures
    2150 Leeman Ferry Circle, Huntsville, AL 35801
    256-382-7275, Family amusement park attractions for everyone. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • 1819 Weeden House Museum
    300 Gates Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801
    Downtown
    256-536-7718, This five-bay Federal style house is a favorite spot for weddings and receptions. The goal of this museum is to preserve furniture and architecture of the Federal... more info  map

  • Historic Lowry House, The
    1205 Kildare Street, Huntsville, AL 35801
    256-489-9200, "One of the only Italianate homes located in the south," the restored Historic Lowry House displays wood from the original cabin, Federal rooms, an Italianate box main... more info

  • Huntsville Depot & Museum
    320 Church Street Northwest, Huntsville, AL 35801
    Located in Historic Downtown Huntsville
    256-564-8100, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Depot served as the local passenger house and the corporate offices for the eastern division of the Memphis &... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • 3 H Stables
    2800 Popular Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35810
    256-653-8223, Have some fun riding and more at 3 H Stables. more info

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Gurley Public Library
    225 Walker Street, Gurley, AL 35748
    256-776-2102, The Gurley Public Library is normally open from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays 12:00 p.m. to 5:00... more info

  • State Black Archives Research Center & Museum
    Normal, Alabama
    Located in the historic James H. Wilson Building on the campus of Alabama A & M University, the State Black Archives Research Center & Museum "preserves and holds... more info

Museums & Galleries

  • Alabama Constitution Village
    109 Gates Avenue Southeast, Huntsville, AL 35801
    Historic Downtown Huntsville
    256-564-8100, 44 delegates of the constitutional convention gathered here in a vacant cabinet shop on July 5, 1819, to organize Alabama as the 22nd state. John Boardman’s... more info  map

  • Burritt on the Mountain
    3101 Burritt Drive, Huntsville, AL 35801
    256-536-2882, Situated on a 167-acre site overlooking Huntsville, Alabama, Burritt on the Mountain features William Henry Burritt's eclectic circa 1936 mansion, a historic park with... more info  map

  • EarlyWorks Children's Museum
    404 Madison Street Southeast, Huntsville, AL 35801
    Located in Historic Downtown Huntsville
    256-564-8100, "The South’s largest hands-on history museum" includes giant-sized instruments, the Kidstruction Zone, a 46-foot Keelboat, general store, 1800s clothing in the... more info  map

  • Huntsville Museum of Art
    300 Church Street South, Huntsville, AL 35801
    Downtown in Big Spring International Park
    256-535-4350, The Huntsville Museum of Art offers a permanent collection of more than 3,000 objects, several exhibitions each year, rental areas, a store, art classes for children and... more info  map

  • Meridian Arts
    370 Little Cove Road, Gurley, AL 35748
    256-776-4300, Open by appointment only, Meridian Arts is home to artist D. W. Burch. High-quality frames, glass, and matting services are available. more info

  • North Alabama Railroad Museum
    694 Chase Road, Huntsville, AL 35815
    Located in Chase, Alabama
    256-851-6276 (Ticket Information), Highlights of the North Alabama Railroad Museum include the Chase depot, the smallest union depot in the country since it served more than one railroad when it was in... more info  map

  • U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
    2060-A Airport Road, Huntsville, AL 35801
    256-883-3737, One of the premier military museums in the United States, the U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum's exhibits of memorabilia, artifacts, and military equipment include more... more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Big Spring Park
    Corner Church and Williams, Huntsville, AL 35801
    256-533-5723, Originally used to transport cotton, this park is part of the Indian Creek Canal. It is the site of many outdoor activities including concerts and holiday events. more info  map

  • Harmony Park Safari
    431 Clouds Cove Road, Huntsville, AL 35803
    256-723-3880, See exotic animals, endangered animals, zebras, zebus, buffalo, camels, ostriches, pythons, crocodiles, rams, highlanders, alligators, water fowl and more. more info

  • Huntsville Botanical Garden
    4747 Bob Wallace Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35805
    256-830-4447, This beautiful 110-acre garden has stunning floral collections, inviting woodland paths, broad grassy meadows, and annuals and perennials that are ablaze with color from... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center
    1435 Paramount Drive, Huntsville, AL 35806
    256-837-0606, "Sci-Quest’s mission is to motivate visitors to discover and explore the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and to correlate... more info  map

  • U.S. Space & Rocket Center
    1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805
    256-837-3400, "Home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge Camp, and Robotics Camp, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) is the most comprehensive U.S. manned spaceflight hardware museum... more info

Tours & Cruises

  • Twickenham Historic District & Guided Walking Tour
    109 Gates Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35801-5570
    256-533-5723, Have some fun taking a tour through Alabama's largest antebellum district and more at Twickenham Historic District & Guided Walking Tour. more info

  • US Space and Rocket Center
    P.O. Box 070015, Huntsville, AL 35805
    256-721-7150, The world's largest space attraction features dozens of interactive exhibits surrounding Apollo, Mercury, and Space Shuttle spacecraft. Rockets developed in Huntsville... more info  map

  

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