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Alabama State Capitol

Alabama State Capitol

600 Dexter Ave
Montgomery, AL 36104   Directions

(334) 242-3935


Embark on an historical journey when you pay a visit to the Alabama State Capitol. This structure was built in 1851 and was both the state Capitol and the Capitol of the Confederacy during the American Civil War in 1861. There are several exhibits and attractions that underscore the vital role that Alabama played in the history of the United States.

Garden District

Garden District

Montgomery, AL

(334) 241-4400


No visit to Montgomery is complete without seeing the three historic downtown streets that make up the Garden District. Some of the most beautiful and historic homes in the city can be found here as well as the Governor's Mansion and other interesting landmarks and attractions. Neoclassical, Greek revival and bungalow-styled homes can all be seen here. The district is perfect for an afternoon stroll or Sunday drive.

MOOseum

MOOseum

201 Bainbridge St
Montgomery, AL 36104   Directions

(334) 265-1867


Montgomery does have its share of the unexpected, and a prime example of that is the MOOseum. Sponsored by the Alabama Cattlemen's Association, this free educational center is located near the State Capitol and utilizes videos, exhibits and pieces of memorabilia to underscore the importance of cows and cattle. The back half of the museum attraction features a big amusement area that has a play kitchen, rodeo gear and saddles and a big stuffed cow. The kids will just love it!

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

1 Museum Dr
Montgomery, AL 36117   Directions

(334) 240-4333


The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is one of the oldest museums in the state of Alabama. With that distinction comes the facility's equally impressive collection of American paintings and sculpture. You'll also find an equally notable collection of Old Master prints, southern regional art, as well as several pieces of eye-catching decorative arts. There are also several traveling exhibits and attractions that add to the overall scope of the work that is presented here. Additionally, the museum is situated on beautiful grounds, adjacent to an inviting lake; so after you take in the fine artwork inside, enjoy some natural beauty during your visit, too.

Montgomery Zoo

Montgomery Zoo

2301 Coliseum Parkway
Montgomery, 36110   Directions

(334) 240-4900


Go on a really wild adventure when you explore the attractions at the Montgomery Zoo. Established in 1920, the zoo has consistently maintained an incredibly high level of excellence that the whole family will feel the minute you walk through the front gates. Montgomery Zoo sets itself apart from other zoos by the most obvious fact that the animals are allowed to wander freely and interact with visitors. The kids will absolutely love this level of interactivity, and mom and dad will appreciate the fact that the kids can learn about over 800 animals that are part of this nationally recognized facility.

Oakwood Cemetery Annex

Oakwood Cemetery Annex

1304 Upper Wetumpka Rd
Montgomery, AL 36107   Directions

(334) 240-4630


A visit to Montgomery's Oakwood Cemetery Annex is as historically interesting as it is somewhat eerie. This cemetery dates back to the 1800s and is the burial site for many of Alabama's forefathers. Hank Williams is buried here, as memorialized by a stone-carved cowboy hat that marks his gravesite. This is a great stop to learn about Montgomery's history from a totally unique perspective.

Old Alabama Town

Old Alabama Town

301 Columbus St
Montgomery, AL 36104   Directions

(334) 240-4500


Teaching the kids about history can sometimes be a next to impossible task. But when history comes to life as brilliantly as it does when you visit Old Alabama Town, you and your family can travel back in time on a truly unforgettable adventure. Old Alabama Town is a collection of authentically restored 19th and 20th century structures that cover six city blocks. This nearly cinematic group of buildings will capture everyone's imagination. See gristmills, stores, a one-room schoolhouse and lots more, plus costumed guides that give a voice to the stories and history this unique attraction vividly evokes.

Rosa Parks Library and Museum

Rosa Parks Library and Museum

252 Montgomery St
Montgomery, AL 36104   Directions

(334) 241-8615


The Rosa Parks Library and Museum duly honors this highly lauded civil rights heroine. The impressive facility also offers visitors a chance to better understand the incredible significance of her refusal to give up her seat on the bus on that fateful day. Among the various exhibits and attractions, you'll learn about how Rosa Parks' defiance sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott which was inextricably linked to the Civil Rights Movement.

The Fitzgerald Museum

The Fitzgerald Museum

919 Felder Ave
Montgomery, AL 36106   Directions

(334) 264-4222


The Great Gatsby is considered one of the most essential works of American literature. Its author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, was an equally interesting figure who made his home in Montgomery. Get a detailed look at his life and work when you visit the Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum. This structure was once rented by the famous author and his wife in the early thirties. The home's historical significance is augmented by a highly detailed restoration that includes various items that once belonged to the Fitzgeralds.

The Hank Williams Museum

The Hank Williams Museum

118 Commerce St
Montgomery, AL 36104   Directions

(334) 262-3600


Hank Williams was an unmistakeable forefather of country music, and his creations and legacy are celebrated to great effect in the Hank Williams Museum. Williams is linked to Montgomery as he won his first talent show here at the Empire Theatre and also gave his last performance here just three days before his death. The museum attraction features an amazing collection of memorabilia and mementos that tell the story of the life and work of this true musical legend.

Vaughn Road Park

Vaughn Road Park

3620 Vaughn Rd
Montgomery, AL 36106   Directions

(334) 625-2300


Sometimes when your kids get antsy and irritable, the best remedy is to let them run around outside and play for awhile. Montgomery's Vaughn Road Park is the perfect attraction for just that. This is a kid-friendly park and offers several large, expansive areas as well as state-of-the-art jungle gyms and other fun activities that will entertain even the most restless child. There are also plenty of great places to enjoy a picnic or just sit and watch the kids enjoy themselves.

W.A. Gayle Planetarium

W.A. Gayle Planetarium

1010 Forest Ave
Montgomery, AL 36106   Directions

(334) 241-4799


The whole family can reach for the stars when you visit the W.A. Gayle Planetarium. This fascinating attraction offers several presentations and exhibits that bring the wonder of outer space clearly within reach. The planetarium opened in 1969 and after undergoing a significant renovation now offers visitors a captivating look at space with the aid of 22 video projectors, a new sound system and the innovative use of Laser Light Shows.

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