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Formerly the A.G. Gaston Motel, facility provided Birmingham's only first-class lodging for African-Americans and served as gathering place for civil rights leaders in the 1960s.
Only hot-air ballooning company in Birmingham area. Perfect for passenger flights, aerial advertising, special occasions and pilot training. Powered parachute sales.
Founded by Clinton Simpson Sr. as the New Breed Barber Shop, this is the only minority-owned private barber college in the state. Fee for course.
Operated by the Alabama Historical Radio Society, the Don Kresge Memorial Museum allows visitors to see and listen to radios manufactured more than fifty years ago.
Tribute to jazz greats with ties to Alabama. Lionel Hampton, Erskine Hawkins, Sun Ra, more. History from beginning of jazz to present.
Founded 1987 to recognize men who have had significant impact on state, country, world. Honored with bronze plaques displayed in Davis Library/Samford University.
Equipment, instruments, objects representing history and development of health sciences in the U.S. Library collection includes rare books on medical history.
Outfitting for backpacking, climbing, adventure travel, recreational boating, other outdoor pursuits. Rentals, instructional classes, sales.
Founded by William Pettiford in 1890, Alabama Penny Savings Bank was first African-American-owned bank in the state and the second largest black-owned bank in country.
Original memorabilia from 289 inductees, including Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, boxer Joe Louis, track and field greats Jesse Owens, Carl Lewis. Theater, touch-screen videos.
Restored 1927 movie palace. Built by Paramount, now a performing arts center. Houses largest Wurlitzer pipe organ in the South. Advance tickets available on ticketmaster.com
Salute to all Alabama veterans killed in all wars from 20th and 21st century to present. All U.S. veterans honored in Flag Plaza with purchase of Step Stone marker.
World's brightest performers in music, dance, comedy and live theater. Four venues designed to accommodate every artistic form. Home of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
Decorative arts museum (cir. 1850). 19th-century furniture, textiles, silver, paintings. Site where Union troops planned burning of University of Alabama. Gardens. Last tickets sold at 3 p.m.
One of North America's finest courses for car and motorcycle racing.Highlights include the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, the Porshce 250, Legends of Motorsports and the "Superbike Classic."
More than 1,300 vintage and modern vehicles with over 650 on display at any given time: 1904 to present, 17 nations, 106 manufacturers.
Alabama's largest living museum with 12,000+ different plants. 67 acres, 25+ display gardens, 30+ sculptures. Largest clearspan conservatory in Southeast. Restaurant, gift shop, tours.
This museum experience is self-directed journey through the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s on to the human rights struggles of today.
Birmingham area history told in photographs, artifacts, audio and interactive exhibits occupying 3,300 sq. ft. of museum space at Birmingham's historic Young and Vann building.
Largest municipal museum in Southeast. Permanent collection of 20,000+ objects dating from ancient to modern times. Sculpture garden. Fine dining at Oscar's.
One of the largest libraries in the Southeast, with public art, free Wi-Fi, and largest Southern history and genealogy collection in the region.
Featuring Trails of Africa, Predator Zone, and much more. The Birmingham Zoo is home to almost 800 animals representing over 200 species from six continents.
Built in 1923, this Neo-classical Revival, seven-story stone, brick and steel structure served as a principal center of social and cultural life in the era of segregation. It still serves as home to Birmingham's African-American Masons. Viewable from outside only; currently closed for renovation.
Adaptive sports program and activities: canoeing, snorkeling, swimming, fishing, etc., for children with cancer. Red Nose Ball 2013 Feb. 23. Benefiting childhood cancer programs