Rockets at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville.

Science & Discovery

Embark on an interstellar adventure at Alabama's renowned science and space museums. Sweet Home Alabama offers a galaxy of discovery with its array of museums dedicated to the marvels of science and technology, providing endless opportunities for both learning and excitement. Imagine the thrill of space travel, engaging with simulated spacecraft rides, and uncovering the epic saga of space exploration—all within the heart of Alabama. Picture yourself as a celebrated scientist, navigating through captivating science museums, including the notable Science Museum in Mobile, Alabama, or the renowned Alabama space museum in Hunstville. Here, hands-on experiments and interactive exhibits await to spark your curiosity across the state. Ready to start your journey? Check out the locations below and start discovering Alabama's scientific side.

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Inspiring Science & Discovery

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Child at the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

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Kids touching horseshoe crab at Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

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Outside view of the McWane Science Center

McWane Science Center

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Outside view of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center

U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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Leopard perched on a rock at the Birmingham Zoo

Birmingham Zoo

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Arial view of the Southern Environmental Center

Southern Environmental Center

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Find an Alabama Science and Discovery Experience

Explore science and discovery locations and attractions you should visit the next time you're here.
Science Center
102 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
Through beautiful visual exhibits and engaging interactive exhibits, the Alabama Aquarium will leave...

Museum
109 Gates Avenue Southeast
Huntsville, AL 35801
Travel back in time to 1819 when butter was hand-churned and clothing was hand-stitched. Discover it...

Home of Alabama's appellate courts, Supreme Court Library, Administrative Office of Courts. Learn ab...

Science Center
100 Terrace Drive
Pelham, AL 35124
Alabama's oldest & largest wildlife rehabilitation facility, AWC annually treats almost 2,000 native...

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20249 Alabama 135
Gulf Shores, AL 36542