Tuscaloosa County

Alabama Museum of Natural History

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The Alabama Museum of Natural History, with thousands of invaluable  specimens from all lines of scientific research, is a lasting monument to the energy, labor and love exhibited by Dr. Eugene Allen Smith.  He was appointed as state geologist in 1873 …

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Bama Theatre

The Bama Theatre opened in 1938 and is Tuscaloosa’s only historic theatre.

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Bryant-Denny Stadium Tours

During a Bryant-Denny Stadium tour, you get to see the home locker room, North and South Zones, field suites, Pressbox, Recruiting room, and Skyboxes.

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Children’s Hands-On Museum

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Th Children’s Hands-On Museum, where children Explore, Create and Discover every time they visit.  When we say “hands-on” we really mean it!  Learning through play is what our exhibits are all about, and you are encouraged to touch, feel and play in ou …

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Children’s Hands-On Museum

Three floors of 24 exhibits make up CHOM with exhibits for ages newborn to 13 years.

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Dinah Washingston Cultural Arts Center

The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center (CAC) is a hub for the arts in Tuscaloosa and houses a black box theatre/workshop space which is perfect for family programming, educational opportunities and rehearsal space or community meeting space for rent …

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Gorgas House Museum

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The Gorgas House Museum is the oldest structure on the University of Alabama campus. Built in 1829, the building served as a dining hall, hotel, and residence for the University’s Steward. Converted into a faculty residence in the 1840s, it was one of …

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Hurricane Creek Park & Bike Trails

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Kentuck Art Center

On the 3rd weekend of October each year they present the Kentuck Art Festival, which is one of the nation’s most well-known art gatherings.

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Kentuck Art Center

Kentuck Art Center houses two art galleries; eight artists’ studios spanning the mediums of fiber, raku, oil paint, acrylic paint, mixed media, metal, clay, and video; the Red Dog Potters, a community group of ceramic artists; a multi-use classroom spa …

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Lake Harris

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Lake Harris is located on Yellow Creek and was one of two reservoirs for drinking water for the city of Tuscaloosa. The dirt entrance road is three miles in length and passes through a considerable stretch of early second-growth scrub. Prairie Warblers …

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Lake Lurleen State Park

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Lake Lurleen State Park is named after Alabama’s only female governor. Lurleen Wallace, the wife of former Governor George C. Wallace, was a native of Tuscaloosa County. As Governor she was instrumental in funding a major renovation project of Alabama …

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Lake Nicol

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Lake Nicol is an attractive, easily accessible, well-maintained, and popular wooded park on a substantial lake. It draws many local visitors, so the best birding is achieved on weekdays, early or late in the day, and days when traffic should be less th …

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Lake Tuscaloosa

Lake Tuscaloosa is a 5,885-acre water supply reservoir with 177 miles of shoreline.

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Mercedes-Benz Factory Tour & Museum

The MBUSI Tuscaloosa County facility has been here since 1996 and they produce M-class vehicles along with the R-class, GL-class, and the C-class.

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Murphy African-American Museum

The Murphy-Collins house operates as a museum focusing on the lifestyles of the affluent African-Americans during the early 1900s.

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Northport Heritage Museum

The Northport Heritage Museum is located next to the Northport Community Center on Park Street near Downtown Northport. This 1907 Victorian era home was the residence of the Josh Palmer family and descendants. This Museum has many exhibits and photogra …

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Ol’ Colony Golf Complex

Ranked “BEST PUBLIC COURSE IN ALABAMA” by Golf Digest and “TOP 50 IN THE USA” by Golf Week Ol’ Colony is a Jerry Pate designed 18-hole championship golf course with over 70 bunkers and 25 acres of lakes that come into play on several holes. The Bermuda …

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Paul W. Bryant Museum

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The mission of the Paul W. Bryant Museum is to collect, preserve and exhibit items, and to disseminate information relating to the sports history of the University of Alabama. Hours of operation for the museum are: Sunday-Saturday 9am-4pm. The museum i …

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Paul W. Bryant Museum

The Paul W. Bryant Museum is a museum dedicated to Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant’s legacy and the history of the Alabama football program.

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Rocky Branch Park

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One of the more interesting aspects of a birding trip to Rocky Branch Park is the drive in from AL 216 – the Old Birmingham Highway. Rocky Branch Road passes through acres of interesting second-growth habitat, with a good selection of birds. In the war …

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Snow Hinton Park

Situated in the heart of Tuscaloosa, Snow Hinton Park is a 40 acre park with two shelters, playgrounds and walking paths.

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Sokol Park & Bike Trails

Munny Sokol Park South features a playground, four lighted adult softball fields, two lighted youth softball fields, two lighted multi-purpose fields, and the Ray C. Jenkins Multipurpose Arena.

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Theatre Tuscaloosa

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Theatre Tuscaloosa, one of the largest community theatres in the state, works in partnership with Shelton State Community College to provide quality theatrical experiences to the citizens of West Alabama through performances, workshops and classroom instruction.

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Tuscaloosa Amphitheater

The Tuscaloosa Amphitheater is part of the Coca-Cola Concert Series and is affiliated with LiveNation and hosts various concerts throughout the year.

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Tuscaloosa Transportation Museum

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By maintaining Tuscaloosa’s historic Queen City Park along the Black Warrior River, the Transportation Museum will advance knowledge and appreciation of Tuscaloosa’s local and regional history and natural resources through exhibits, museum educational …

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University of Alabama Arboretum

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The University of Alabama Arboretum maintains plant collections for botanical education and appreciation. The Arboretum features walking trails through a native woodland section, a wildflower garden, a collection of ornamental plants, an experimental g …

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University of Alabama Campus Tours

The University of Alabama Office of Undergraduate Admissions offers tours to potential students and their families to see classroom halls, libraries, dorms, and dining halls.

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Veterans Memorial Park

Veterans Memorial Park was developed as a memorial for all veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and as a tribute to Northington General Army Hospital.

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