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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    Aliceville Museum

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    The Aliceville Museum has grown from a single room in the Aliceville Public Library to a large facility encompassing three buildings, a courtyard, and a plaza area in downtown Aliceville.  The museum has been in its current location since 1995.  There …

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    Auburn Rural Studio

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    Headquarters for Rural Studio Architectural Designs in Alabama’s Black Belt. Established in 1993 by architects Samuel “Sambo” Mockbee and D. K. Ruth, the Rural Studio is a part of Auburn University’s School of Architecture.  The Rural Studio is located …

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    Brierfield Ironworks Historical Park

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    Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park is an attractive, open park with a friendly staff. The terrain is primarily open and level, with a small wet-weather stream and a covered bridge not far from the park entrance. There are gently rolling hills t …

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    Fayette Art Museum

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    There are over 4000 pieces in the Fayette Art Museum and six folk art galleries. The Fayette Art Museum was founded in 1969 by Fayette City Council and Jack Black, who was the Musuem’s Director for 35 years. It began with the gift from Lois Wilson, a F …

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    Fayette Depot Museum

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    Located in the restored, historic train station constructed in 1887, the Fayette Depot Museum contains a wealth of local historical artifacts – including a mint condition still! Also featured is a Civil War-era drum. It is maintained by the Fayette His …

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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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    Kirkwood Mansion

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    Kirkwood is a historic plantation home in Eutaw, Alabama. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on May 17, 1976, due to its architectural significance. Kirkwood is a historic antebellum plantation mansion located in Eutaw. It is a G …

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    Magnolia Grove

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    “Magnolia Grove, an excellent example of temple-style Greek Revival architecture, was built around 1840 as a town house by Isaac and Sarah Croom, whose plantations were about 20 miles south of Greensboro near Faunsdale. The main house and three depende …

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    Moundville Archaeological Park

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    Called “The Big Apple of the 14th Century” by National Geographic, Moundville Archaeological Park was once the site of a powerful prehistoric community that, at its peak, was America’s largest city north of Mexico.  Located on the Black Warrior River a …

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    Safe House Museum

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    On the night of March 21, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. sought refuge from the Ku Klux Klan inside a small shot gun style home in the depot neighborhood of Greensboro, Alabama. Today that house is known as The Safe House Black History Museum. It is a si …

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    Tannehill Ironworks Historical Park

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    Tannehill State Historical Park spans three counties and has more than 1,500 acres available for outdoor recreation, such as hiking, swimming, and birding. The park is home to iron furnaces that date back to 1830. The furnaces, once used by the Confede …

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    Tom Bevill Lock and Dam Visitors Center

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    The Tom Bevill Lock and Dam Visitors Center is an authentic reproduction of a mid-nineteenth Century plantation house surrounded by extensive lawns with scattered rows of shade trees.  Adjacent to the U.S. Snagboat Montgomery. The Visitors Center abuts …

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    Tuscaloosa Museum of Art

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    The Tuscaloosa Museum of Art displays about 1000 works of fine and decorative art and it is considered to be one of the greatest private collections of American Art. Photo By Kthurman83 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0             …

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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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