Science & Discovery

Soar the skies and defy gravity like an astronaut in Sweet Home Alabama. Not only can you experience the depths of space stateside, but the many museums and discovery centers also allow the explorer within you to delve into the great mysteries of science and beyond. Planning an out-of-this-world trip is a lot closer than you think. Hands-on experimentation and observation can be enjoyed here through interactive exhibits. The wonders of space and beyond are waiting in Alabama.

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Whether it's watching the animals at Birmingham Zoo or exploring space at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Alabama has some of the greatest science and discovery experiences waiting for you.

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Inspiring Science & Discovery

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Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

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Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

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McWane Science Center

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U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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Birmingham Zoo

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Southern Environmental Center

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Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center

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Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab

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McWane Science Center

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U.S. Space & Rocket Center

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Birmingham Zoo

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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.
Zoological Park
1664 Venable Road
Hope Hull, AL 36043
Alabama Safari Park is a 350 acre drive-thru adventure, where you stay in the car and the animals roam free!
Indoor Recreation Site
1234 Commerce Drive
Auburn, AL 36830
Escape rooms are a fun, interactive game experience new to the Auburn/Opelika area. You and a small group up to 8 people will be immersed in a room with a specific theme and problem. You must work together as a team to solve puzzl...
Other Park
51233 Alabama 225
Stockton, AL 36579
The Baldwin County Bicentennial Park is a 367-acre area that offers a unique family experience of flora, fauna, wetlands, various exhibits and a working farm that provides extended hands-on opportunities to learn about the county’s history.
Outdoor Recreation Site
1330 Piedmont Cutoff
Piedmont, AL 36272
Serving the Southeast with "America's Original Red Meat." Grass-fed/pastured, American Bison raised on a private ranch in Calhoun County, Alabama.
Indoor Recreation Site
2717 19th Place South
Homewood, AL 35209