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Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, UAB

Located in the heart of Birmingham, AL at the world-renowned University of Alabama at Birmingham, the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts exhibits 6-10 exhibitions per year, featuring artwork of local, national, and international significance. …

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Alabama Center for the Arts

The Alabama Center for the Arts, a partnership between Calhoun Community College and Athens State University, is the region’s premier art center and degree program and features both a public art gallery and the Alabama Arts Hall of Fame.

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Alabama Contemporary Art Center

We function as a public forum, convener, and cultural broker by forming strategic alliances with like-minded cultural, social, educational, and civic institutions. Our exhibitions and programs investigate themes and topics of particular relevance to …

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Alabama Historical Radio Society Museum

Collection of antique radios and items related to WSY, the first radio station in Alabama

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Alabama Museum of Natural History

For more than 150 years, the Alabama Museum of Natural History has celebrated Alabama’s natural history through exhibitions, collections and quality programs of teaching, research, and service. Explore Alabama through remarkable exhibitions and …

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Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences

The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham documents the progress and challenges of healthcare with equipment, specimens, instruments and models from around the world.

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Alabama Music Hall of Fame

Honoring all styles of music and dedicated to the preservation and celebration of Alabama’s musicians and the state’s great musical heritage.

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Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

The State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame is one the finest sports museums in the country, honoring sports legends from across the state.

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Aldridge Gardens

Aldridge Gardens invites you to tour Hoover’s wonderful, accessible, public garden known for collections of hydrangeas, camellias, Japanese maples, azaleas and sculptures all located around a beautiful 5 acre lake.

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Aliceville Museum

The Aliceville Museum has four separate exhibits, one of which houses the largest collection of WWII German POW Camp artifacts in the US, with almost all of the items originating from Camp Aliceville, where over 6,000 prisoners were held from 1943 to …

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Anniston Museum of Natural History

The Anniston Museum of Natural History tells the story of the world through the plants and animals that call Earth home.

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Arlington Historic House

Arlington Historic House is located on six acres in the heart of Old Elyton, the first permanent County Seat of Jefferson County, Alabama, historic Arlington House is a center for historical, cultural, and civic activities.

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Bankhead House & Heritage Center

Once the beautiful private residence Speaker of the House William B. Bankhead, this Colonial Revival home has been transformed into a Heritage Center that celebrates the past, present and future of Walker County and the surrounding area.

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Belle Mont Mansion

Visit one of Alabama’s most significant Federal homes, it’s Palladian style influenced by Thomas Jefferson.

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Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Step out of time at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, where guests visit a 65-acre Garden and tour the historic Bellingrath Home, built in 1935 and filled with the original antiques and collections of founders Walter and Bessie Bellingrath.

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Berman Museum

Marvel at the beauty of the arts and armaments world cultures produced throughout human history at the Berman Museum.

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Discover botanical and artistic treasures showcased in 28 distinctive garden spaces inspired by culture, nature, and collections. Set on 67.5 acres, this urban oasis is free and open to the public daily. Visit soon and grow your passion for plants, …

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Birmingham Museum of Art

With a collection of more than 27,000 objects from cultures around the world and spanning thousands of years, the Birmingham Museum of Art is one of the finest art museums in the Southeast.

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Black Belt Museum

We seek to engage the public on the amazing culture and natural resources of the Black Belt region.

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Blountsville Historical Park

Museum and furnished period Cabins from Alabama and surrounding area .

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Bragg-Mitchell Mansion

Mobile’s grandest antebellum mansion since 1855

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Carnegie Visual Arts Center

Visit the Carnegie Visual Arts Center in the heart of historic downtown Decatur to view exhibiting artsists, take an art class and learn more about the history of this beautiful building.

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Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Pebble Hill

The historic Scott-Yarbrough House is home to the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities at Auburn University.

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Cherokee County Historical Museum

Cherokee County Historical Museum, housed in a 100 year old general store building crammed with historical artifacts, tools, and photos of yesteryear, transports you from the moment you step inside on a journey through time that is well worth a …

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Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa

Explore, Create, and Discover experiencing three floors filled with ehibits to challenge minds and spark imagination for newborns through 12 as you touch, feel and experience play based learning, and enjoy Saturday theme events, birthday parties, …

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Conde-Charlotte Museum

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, visit the Gateway to Mobile’s History seen via the five flags that have flown over our city.

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Confederate Memorial Park & Museum

Explore exhibits on the life of an Alabama Confederate soldier from recruit to aging veteran and see hundreds of artifacts from the Civil War and Alabama’s only Confederate Soldiers’ Home.

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Cullman County Museum

Discover Cullman’s unique history and German heritage, with new and expanded displays.

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Daphne History Museum

The Daphne History Museum occupies a former pre-civil war era church building which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is filled with artifacts from Daphne’s rich history.

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EarlyWorks Children’s Museum

EarlyWorks Children’s Museum is designed for children as a hands-on, interactive history museum.

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Eastern Shore Art Center

Galleries change out monthly with a First Friday Art Walk, including the ongoing Nall Collection of Alabama Art!

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Elmore County Museum

Discover the rich history of Elmore County, including a full-sized replica of the “Yellow Mama”, Alabama’s electric chair.

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Etowah Heritage Museum

Etowah Heritage Museum located in Elliott Community Center, with Indian Artifacts and Historical Photos, with period memorabilia & the Jerry B. Jones Research Library.

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Exploreum Science Center

With numerous interactive exhibits, thought-provoking larger-than-life Giant Screen films, and fun, hands-on educational programming, the Exploreum Science Center aspires to increase science literacy among the people of south Alabama and the Gulf …

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Foley Railroad Museum & Model Train Exhibit

See the history of Foley, a large model train exhibit and ride the event train all for free in downtown Foley Alabama

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Fort Gaines Historic Site

“Damn the torpedoes. Full speed ahead!

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Grace Heritage

Take a walk through time as you explore the local black history of Gadsden through exhibits, photos, estate documents and artifacts.

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Guntersville Museum and Cultural Center

69,000 acres of water. 10,000 years of history. Hundreds of objects and exhibits. One great way to explore Guntersville.

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Hank Williams Museum

The most complete Hank Williams collection including his Blue Cadillac, his cloths and boots, awards and furniture used in his home. All items are authentic. The Man, The Music, The Legend, The Place, The Hank Williams Museum.

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Heritage Hall Museum

Enjoy varying art exhibits featuring Southern Artists and workshops, classes + events in a 1905 historical Carnegie Library space

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History Museum of Mobile

The History Museum of Mobile is where Mobile’s story begins - over 117,000 objects weave together the rich, diverse, and often turbulent histories of Mobile and the surrounding area, from the prehistoric past to the present.

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Huntsville Museum of Art

The Huntsville Museum of Art displays an array of world-class, original fine art from both its permanent collection and traveling exhibits, created by artists from around the globe.

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International Motorsports Hall of Fame

Explore the history of racing as you remember it with one of the most impressive motorsports collections in the region.

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James S. Clark Interpretive Center

Walk through the history of Eufaula and Barbour County utilizing fourteen information boards and museum artifacts

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Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion

Completed in 1862 by Senator Robert Jemison, this home was the technological advanced home in the state.

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Jesse Owens Memorial Park

Seeing this Hidden Gem located at at Jesse’s Humble Birthplace will both Educate and Inspire

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Johnson Center for the Arts

The Johnson Center for the Arts is housed in one of Troy, Alabama’s historic treasures, a classical-revival style post office, circa 1910, located just off the square in downtown Troy.

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Jones Archaeological Museum

The Jones Archaeological Museum contains more than 200 stunning artifacts to describe one of the most significant Native American archaeological sites in the United States.

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Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University

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Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington

One of the largest collections of Washington family artifacts ourside Virginia.

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Kathryn Tucker Windham Library and Museum

Glimpse Alabama’s greatest storyteller’s early childhood in Thomasville, her career as a journalist and her rise to national attention as a storyteller through colorful exhibits, including a sculpture of Ms. Windham by Alabama folk artist Charlie …

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Kentuck Art Center & Festival

Located in the heart of Historic Downtown Northport, Alabama, Kentuck Art Center and Festival has cultivated a rich 49-year history as a nationally known crossroads of creativity and community. Having roots in folk art, Kentuck provides year-round …

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Landmark Park and the Alabama Agricultural Museum

Experience life on a Wiregrass farmstead in the 1890s at Landmark Park.

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Landmarks of DeKalb Hosiery Museum

This museum houses exhibits of the industry’s beginning through its zenith when Fort Payne was the “Sock Capitol of the World.”

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Magnolia Grove

Built by Isaac and Sarah Croom in 1840 and purchased by Sallie Pearson Hobson (a niece) in 1879., Magnolia Grove is the ancestral home of Richmond Pearson Hobson, a Spanish-American War hero and a US Congressman.

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Marietta Johnson Museum

See the history of Ms. Marietta Johnson and her students.

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Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts

Home of Imagination Place Children’s Museum

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Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum

Located at Tuscaloosa’s historic Queen City Park along the Black Warrior River, the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum advances knowledge and appreciation of Tuscaloosa’s local and regional history and natural resources through exhibits, …

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Mobile Carnival Museum

Touring the Mobile Carnival Museum’s fourteen galleries allows you to experience the art, fun, and history of Mobile’s greatest living tradition of Mardi Gras.

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Mobile Medical Museum

Our exhibits and educational programs showcase over 300 years of local and world medical history, from the colonial period through the present.

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Monroe County Museum

Home to the world’s most famous courtroom with exhibits on writers Truman Capote and Harper Lee.

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Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Providing compelling experiences centered on human creativity that enhance individual well-being and add to the collective vibrance of the Region.

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Museum of Alabama at the Alabama Department of Archives and History

The ADAH is the home of Alabama history. Visit us soon to research your family’s roots, hear a lunchtime lecture on a fascinating historical topic, or stroll through the museum galleries. Admission is always free!

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Museum of East Alabama

Museum of East Alabama located in the heart of Opelika’s historic downtown district. Museum recently renovated with new digital video’s at key exhibits. Opeln Tuesday - Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 2pm-4pm, closed Sunday & Monday. …

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Negro Southern League Museum

Housing the largest collection of Negro League memorabilia available to the public, the NSLM tells the story of Black baseball in America through the lens of Birmingham, AL.

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Oakville Indian Mounds Education Center

Over 20,000 artifacts in the Cherokee council house museum, large square platform mound, small conical shaped burial mound, 20 acre fishing lake, 5k walking trail and much more.

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Old Alabama Town

19th and early 20th Century setting exploring life in early Alabama

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Paul W. Bryant Museum

Experience the Crimson Tide’s rise all over again.

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Pioneer Museum of Alabama

Twenty-two historic structures and over 18,000 artifacts give a glimpse into Alabama’s rich and rustic heritage of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Richards-DAR House Museum

The 1860’s Italianate townhouse with its famous “four seasons” ironwork on the front gallery welcome visitors to this 10,000 square foot historic home filled with period antiques as well as original details including hand carved Carrara marble …

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Russell Cave National Monument

View artifacts that date back over 10,000 years, and learn about the longest, continuously used prehistoric sites in the Southeast.

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Scottsboro Depot Museum

The Scottsboro Freight Depot is one of three remaining pre-Civil War depots in Alabama and the site of a Civil War skirmish that today houses rail artifacts, historical documents, and period costumes.

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Scottsboro Jackson Heritage Center

The Heritage Center has much to offer, such as research in the Walter B. Hammer Jr. Library, which contains Jackson County’s genealogical and historical information, tours of the Brown Proctor House, built in 1881, tours of Sagetown, a pioneer …

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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark is the only 20th century blast furnace site that is currently being preserved and interpreted as an industrial museum which focuses on education, community events, and the promotion of the metal arts.

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Southern Environmental Center

The Southern Environmental Center (SEC) is the largest educational facility of its kind in Alabama, dedicated to showing individuals how they can protect and improve their local environments.

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Southern Museum of Flight

The Southern Museum of Flight is one of the largest civilian aviation/history museums in the Southeast that exhibits over a century of historical events occurring within the 20th century.

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St. Stephens Museum

Learn about Alabama’s Pioneer Days by visiting the first capital of Alabama!

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The Albertville Museum

Our museum is growing and is full of things pertaining to the history of our great city, Albertville.

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The ATTA (Library of S.T.E.M. & History)

See the latest technologies, engage with hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) exhibits, attend classes, enjoy meetings in a Hi-Tech Conference room, watch videos and hear stories from our past, and research a large database of …

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The Battle-Friedman House and Gardens

Built in 1834 and expanded in 1844 this private home is one of the finest historic homes in Tuscaloosa with much of the original woodwork and plaster still in tact.

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The Evelyn Burrow Museum

The Burrow Museum’s vast collection includes more than 5,000 objects primarily of porcelain, pottery, glass and bronze from the Victorian era to modern times. The museum also hosts traveling exhibitions with past exhibitions including the works of …

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The Gorgas House Museum

As a cornerstone of The University of Alabama, the Gorgas House Museum will serve as an active community resource, committed to learning through exhibition, education, and social engagement.

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The Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion

Wander through this Civil War Era Italianate home, completely restored to its original 1863 decor and furnishings, while immersing yourself in the stories of its inhabitants including Alabama senators, soldiers, football stars, and physicists.

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The Murphy African-American Museum

Tuscaloosa’s first licensed black mortician, Mr. Will J. Murphy, built this two-story craftsman bungalow in the early 1920’s and as you wander through this historic home turned museum learn more about Mr. Murphy’s life and the lifestyle …

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The Old Tavern

Built in 1827, during the time Tuscaloosa was the state capital, this old inn hosted many guests of great prestige and played an integral role in the development of the young state and city of the time.

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The Paul R. Jones Museum

The Paul R. Jones Museum, located in the heart of downtown Tuscaloosa, presents a year-round schedule of dynamic exhibitions of works from the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama as well as guest exhibitions.

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The Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum

The only museum dedicated to the lives and legacies of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald

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The Weeden House Museum

The Weeden House was the birthplace and lifelong residence of acclaimed poet and artist Maria Howar Weeden who is known for her watercolor paintings of African Anericans who resided in Huntsville during the Reconstruction Era and the poems that …

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Troy University’s International Arts Center

Located on Troy University’s campus, the Janice Hawkins Cultural Arts Park is home to 200 permanently exhibited terractotta warriors made by Dr. Huo Bao Zhu, from Xi’an, China. Visitors can also enjoy walking trails, a lagoon and …

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Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum

Located on the site of Rosa Parks’ historic stand against injustice, visitors will experience the story of Mrs. Parks’ arrest and the footsoldiers who persevered during the thirteen-month Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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U. S. Army Aviation Museum

Come Experience the History of U. S. Army Aviation from the Wright Brothers to the Future!

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U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum

The U.S Veterans Memorial Museum is a collection of exhibits, memorabilia, artifacts, and military equipment which range from the American Revolutionary War to present day, featuring many rare and important artifacts including the oldest surviving …

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UAB School of Nursing Archives

The rich history of The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing is proudly displayed in the archives hall, The Barrett Brock MacKay Florence Nightingale Exhibit and more in our newly renovated building.

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University of South Alabama Archaeology Museum

The University of South Alabama Archaeology Museum showcases artifacts from the Gulf Coast and covers over 12,000 years of prehistory and history.

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USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park

Battleship Memorial Park is home to the National Historic Landmarks WWII battleship USS ALABAMA and submarine USS DRUM, along with the Medal of Honor Aircraft Pavilion, home of our historic airplanes and military vehicle collection.

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Vulcan Park and Museum

Vulcan Park and Museum is home to the world’s largest cast iron statue, Vulcan, and features a museum that tells the story of Birmingham plus breathtaking views of the city.

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Wiregrass Museum of Art

The Wiregrass Museum of Art inspires a lifelong appreciation for the visual arts by providing innovative educational programs that engage diverse audiences through the collection and exhibition of quality works. (WMA collects and exhibits …