Birmingham Attractions

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame & Carver Theatre

Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. General admission to the museum is $2.00 per person; Admission and Guided Tour, $5.

1631 4th Ave. North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Main: 205-254-2731

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The Historic Alabama Theatre

Tours by appointment. Call for special events schedule. Admission varies.

1817 Third Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Main: 205-251-0418

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Over 60 acres of natural beauty. Less than 5 minutes from downtown Birmingham. Offers thematic gardens, abundant plant life, walking paths, artwork and sculpture. FREE.

2612 Lane Park Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35223
205-414-3950

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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 1pm-5pm. Admission: $$.

520 16th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Main: 205-328-9696

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Birmingham Museum of Art

Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, Noon-5pm. FREE, Donations welcome.

2000 Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. North
Birmingham, AL 35203-2205
Main: 205-254-2565 or 254-2566

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Five Points South/Lakeview Entertainment Districts

Live music and some of the best dining to be found in the area are in historic Five Points South and Lakeview, two of the city’s top entertainment districts.

Five Points: 20th Street South at 11th Avenue
Lakeview: 29th Street South at 7th Avenue

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McWane Science Center

Four floors of hands-on exhibits and an IMAX Dome Theatre are all part of the fun of learning at McWane Science Center. Open September-May, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm; Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, Noon-6pm. Admission: $$.

200 19th Street N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Main: 205-714-8300

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Pepper Place Saturday Market

Hours: 7am-12pm. The Pepper Place Saturday Market is a much-anticipated weekly seasonal event, taking place Saturday mornings from early spring through late fall. The region’s farming families converge on a lot in the Lakeview District to sell fresh vegetables and flowers, freshbaked breads, cakes and pies and even fresh honey. FREE.

2829 2nd Ave. South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Main: 205-802-2100

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Railroad Park

Railroad Park is a 19 acre gren space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industial and artistic heritage of our great city. Hailed as “Birmingham’s Living Room,” Railroad Park provides a historically rich venue for local recreation, family activities, concerts and cultural events.

1601 1st Ave. South
Birmingham, AL 35233
205-223-4013

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Vulcan Park and Museum

Vulcan Park and Museum is home to the world’s largest cast-iron statue and offers spectacular panoramic views of Birmingham. Sculptor Guiseppi Moretti’s state of Vulcan, the Roman god of forge, was originally built in 1904. Museum: FREE / Observation Deck: $$

1701 Valley View Dr.
Birmingham, AL 35209
205-933-1409

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Sloss Furnaces

Sloss Furnacess National Historic Landmark played a major role in the industrial heritage of our city and our nation. The restored structures are a magnificent tribute to Birmingham’s mineral rich beginnings and great industrial past. Group tours available.

20 32nd St N.
Birmingham, AL 35222
205-324-1911

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Regions Field

This brand new state-of-the-art 8,500 seat facility in the heart of downtown replaced Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, the home of the Birmingham Barons minor-league baseball team since 1988.

1401 1st Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233
205-988-3200

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