Muscle Shoals, Alabama

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Muscle Shoals, Alabama, USA

Attractions in Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Belle Mont Mansion

    8513 Cook Lane
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35674
    Located 3.5 Miles South of Tuscumbia
    256-383-0783
    As one of Alabama's most distinguished homes, this house is owned by the Alabama Historical Commission. Appointments for a tour of the lovely neo-classical building are available.
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  • Colbert County Courthouse

    201 North Main Street
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35674
    This stately building, built in 1881-1909, still houses county government and serves as the centerpiece for the surrounding Tuscumbia National Register Historic District. The District showcases a...
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  • Helen Keller Birthplace, Ivy Green

    300 West North Commons
    Tuscumbia, AL 25674
    256-383-4066
    The dramatic life and times of Helen Keller are preserved at her childhood home, Ivy Green. Keller, left blind and deaf by a severe illness at the age of 19 months, captured the world's attention in...
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  • Ritz Theater, The

    103 West Third Street
    Sheffield, AL 35660
    256-381-8370
    Built in the 1920's, this building was a silent movie house. It has been restored to its Art Deco style and is frequently used for local events.
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Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Coon Dog Cemetery

    Post Office Box 440
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35674
    256-383-0783
    Since Troop was buried here in 1937, more than 100 coon dogs have been laid to rest here, thus making this area a unique place to visit. The cemetery is located off Highway 247 in western Colbert...
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  • Indian Mound & Museum

    Near Tennessee River/Florence
    256-760-6427
    This mound is made completely of earth and is the largest of the Indian Mounds on the Tennessee River. The temple on top of the mound was a place for ceremonies. The adjacent museum contains exhibits...
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  • La Grange College Site Park

    1491 LaGrange College Road
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
    Leighton
    256-383-0783
    This memorial park commemorates the burning of Alabama's first chartered college, known as the West Point of the South, during the Civil War. It strives to preserve the memory of the college...
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  • LaGrange College Site and Antebellum Cemetery

    1491 LaGrange College Road
    Leighton, AL 35646
    256-446-9324
    This historic area includes period structures and so much more that are meant to celebrate life on LaGrange Mountain. The buildings were relocated to the park and feature a log-cabin museum, country...
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Museums & Galleries

  • Alabama Music Hall of Fame, The

    617 Highway 72 West
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    256-381-4417
    The Hall of Fame honors all of the state's notable music achievers with visual and audio showcases, a Walk of Fame, a portrait gallery, life-sized plaster casts, and real life wax figures.
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  • Tennessee Valley Art Center, The

    511 North Water Street
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    Located in Historic Downtown
    256-383-0533
    The Tennessee Valley Art Center host several rotating exhibits, programs, and activities. One special permanent exhibit includes ancient Native American Petroglyph that was found in the Shoals area.
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Spring Park

    Spring Park Road
    Tuscumbia, AL 35674
    Spring Park is home to The Big Spring, which provided the site in 1815 for the original settlement of Occocoposa, later named Tuscumbia, for a Native American chieftain, Tash-ka-ambia. Spring Park is...
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Science & Technology

  • Wilson Lock and Dam

    Highway 133
    Muscle Shoals, AL 35645
    256-383-2442
    Wilson Dam is one of the highest single lift locks in the world. It crosses the Tennessee River and provides visitors with a view of everything on the water!
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