Montgomery, Alabama

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Montgomery, Alabama, USA

Attractions in Montgomery, Alabama

Amusements

  • Armory Learning Arts Center
    1018 Madison Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104
    334-241-2787, The Armory Learning Arts Center offers a variety of art-related classes including visual art, voice, and photography. In addition, the Armory is hometo the Arts Council... more info  map

Casinos

  • Creek Casino Montgomery
    1801 Eddie L. Tullis Road, Wetumpka, AL 36117
    800-958-9003, Creek Casino Montgomery's 46,000 square foot gaming floor includes over 1,500 games. more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Alabama Judicial Building
    300 Dexter Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104
    334-242-4347, Home of Alabama's Supreme Court, this building also houses the Courts of Criminal and Civil Appeals and the State Law Library. more info  map

  • Alabama State Capitol
    Bainbridge Street and Dexter Avenue
    334-242-3935, One of the few state capitols listed on the National Historic Register, this building is also the site where Jefferson Davis took oath of office as President of the... more info

  • Dexter Parsonage Museum, The
    309 South Jackson Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    334-261-3270, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this was the home of 10 Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church pastors from 1920-1992. The nine-room clapboard... more info

  • First White House of The Confederacy
    644 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36130
    334-242-1861, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Italianate-style house was the Executive Residence of President Jefferson Davis and his family while the capitol... more info  map

  • Murphy House
    22 Bibb Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    334-240-1600, Now home of the Montgomery Waterworks Board. This antebellum mansion housed Union Troops during Reconstruction. Open Monday through Friday.  more info  map

  • Old Alabama Town
    301 Columbus Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    334-240-4500, A 19th century village featuring completely authentic 19th and early 20th century homes and buildings. more info  map

  • Teague House
    468 South Perry Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    334-242-3184, One of the South's finest examples of late Greek Revival architecture.  more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Civil Rights Memorial
    400 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104
    334-264-0286, This memorial chronicles key events in the civil rights movements and bears the names of 40 men, women, and children died during such events. more info  map

  • Hank Williams Statue
    North Perry Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    Located in Lister Hill Plaza
    334-262-3600, A life-size statue of country music star Hank Williams can be found across from the City Auditorium where his funeral was held. more info  map

  • Maxwell Air Force Base
    West Montgomery off Bell Street
    334-953-6201, The Wright Brothers established the world's first civilian flying school on this site in 1910. more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Rosa Parks Library & Museum
    252 Montgomery Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    Located in Downtown Montgomery
    334-241-8615, Troy University's Rosa Parks Library is normally open on Sundays from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and until 4:30 p.m.... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Alabama Archives and History Museum
    624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104
    334-242-4363, Oldest state-funded archives in nation, housed in marble building completed in 1940. Grandma's Attic and Discovery Box are special hands-on galleries for children. more info  map

  • Alabama Cattlemens' Mooseum
    201 South Bainbridge Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    334-265-1867, This Mooseum preserves the agricultural history of Alabama. It highlights the cattle industry from past to present day technological advances. more info  map

  • CAS Gallery & Frames
    2690 Zelda Road, Suite F, Montgomery, AL 36106
    334-271-3772, This gallery offers fine art services, consulting, appraisals, brokerage, and sales.  more info  map

  • Freedom Rides Museum
    210 South Court Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    Corner of Court Street and Adams Avenue
    334-242-3184 or 334-230-2661, Freedom Rides Museum in Montgomery's historic Greyhound Bus Station uses artwork, quotes, photographs, and architectural elements to discuss the Freedom Riders who... more info

  • Georgine Clarke Alabama Artists Gallery, The
    201 Monroe Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    Downtown on 1st Floor of the RSA Tower
    334-242-4076, Showcasing the work of Alabama artists, the Georgine Clarke Alabama Artists Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. more info  map

  • Green Garden Gallery
    1041 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106
    334-262-0775, The office, gallery and design center for nationally known Barbara Gallagher.  more info  map

  • Hank Williams Museum, The
    118 Commerce Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    Located in Downtown Montgomery
    334-262-3600, The official Hank Williams Museum is situated in the home where Williams lived from 1937 until 1953. The most complete collection of memorabilia with over 35 showcases,... more info  map

  • Mann Wildlife Learning Museum
    2301 Coliseum Parkway, Montgomery, AL 36110
    Montgomery Zoo
    334-240-4900, Its collection of large animals on display was taken with a bow and arrow by trophy hunter George Mann. more info

  • Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
    1 Museum Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117
    334-244-5700, Its permanent collection includes examples of 19th-and 20th-century American paintings and sculpture, Southern regional art, and Old Master prints. The museum also... more info  map

  • Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
    1 Museum Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117
    Located in the Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park
    334-240-4333, The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts' collection includes 18th, 19th, and 20th century American artists, works on paper by American and European artists, both Old Masters... more info

  • MOOseum, The
    201 South Bainbridge Street, Montgomery, AL 36102
    334-265-1867, The MOOseum "offers a fun and interactive way for people of all ages to learn about Alabama’s $2 billion beef cattle industry." more info

  • Museum of Alabama, The
    624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36130
    Located in Downtown Montgomery
    334-242-4364, Found at the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH), the nation's oldest state-funded, independent archival and historical agency; the Museum of Alabama... more info

  • National Center for the Study of Civil Rights
    1345 Carter Hill Road, Montgomery, AL 36101
    334-229-4876, Alabama State University's National Center for the Study of Civil Rights & African-American Culture's mission is "to serve as a clearinghouse for information concerning... more info

  • New South Art Shop
    115 Montgomery Street, Montgomery, AL 36106
    334-269-6200, Specializes in an eclectic group of handcrafted items from artist around the Southeast.  more info  map

  • Sac's Gallery
    2019 Clubview Street, Montgomery, AL 36106
    Mulberry Street District
    334-265-9931, Founded in 1979, this co-op gallery features original works by local artists. more info  map

  • Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum, The
    919 Felder Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106
    334-264-4222, The last extant home in which the Fitzgeralds lived as a family (1931-32). more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Blount Cultural Park
    6065 Vaughn Road, Montgomery, AL 36116
    This 350-acre park is home to the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Bark Park, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, ponds, walking trails, and statuary. more info  map

  • Montgomery Zoo
    2301 Coliseum Parkway, Montgomery, AL 36110
    334-240-4900, Situated among more than 40 acres, the Montgomery Zoo includes over 500 animals from five different continents, all housed in natural, barrier-free habitats. more info  map

  • Shakespeare Gardens & Amphitheatre
    One Festival Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117
    Located in the Blount Cultural Park
    334-274-0062, This 56,700 square foot garden complex, adjacent to the Carolyn Blount Theatre, is home of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. more info  map

Science & Technology

  • W.A. Gayle Planetarium
    1010 Forest Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106
    Located in Oak Park
    334-625-4799, Operated by Troy University, the W.A. Gayle Planetarium is "the region’s premier astronomy education facility, as well as a multimedia theater for films,... more info  map

Summer Camps

  • Camp Chandler
    55 Day School Lane, Montgomery, AL 36102
    334-269-4362, Covering 475 acres on beautiful lake offers countless activities for youth 5 to 15. Christian emphasis. Montgomery YMCA. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Governor's Mansion
    1142 South Perry Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    at the corner of South and South Perry Street
    334-834-3022, Driving tour only. Alabama governors and families have lived in this 17-room house since 1951. more info  map

  • Harriott II Riverboat
    255 Commerce Street, Montgomery, AL 36104
    334-625-2100, Docked beside the Riverwalk Amphitheater, this 19th century riverboat in Montgomery's entertainment district offers rides along the Alabama River, dinner, dancing, and... more info

  

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