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Historic Site

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.

Outfitter

Powered parachute flights, aircraft sales and pilot training.

Historic Site

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.

Farmers Market

Open air farmers market. Established 1921. Open everyday from sun up to sun down except for Christmas Day.

Museum

Tribute to jazz greats with ties to Alabama. Lionel Hampton, Erskine Hawkins, Sun Ra, more. History from beginning of jazz to present.

Museum

Founded 1987 to recognize men who have had significant impact on state, country, world. Honored with bronze plaques displayed in Davis Library/Samford University.

Outdoor

Outfitting for backpacking, climbing, adventure travel, recreational boating, other outdoor pursuits. Rentals, instructional classes, sales.

Historic Site

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.

Museum

Original memorabilia from 323 inductees, including Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, Nick Saban, Bobby Bowden, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, boxer Joe Louis Barrow, track and field greats Jesse Owens and Carl Lewis. Theater, touch-screen videos.

Historic Site

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

Historic Site

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.

Historic Site

Beautiful Historical House located on six acres. Special events or groups may call for Dining arrangements in our beautiful Garden Room. 205-780-5656

Historic Site

Arlington is the last standing antebellum home in the City of Birmingham. It is available for tours, weddings, receptions, luncheons, dinners, and garden parties.

Museum

Arlington is the last standing antebellum home in the City of Birmingham. It is available for tours, weddings, receptions, luncheons, dinners, and garden parties.

Sports Arena

One of North America's finest courses for car and motorcycle racing.Highlights include the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, the Barber Vintage Festival and the Triumph SuperBike Classic.

Museum

More than 1,300 vintage and modern vehicles with over 650 on display at any given time: 1904 to present, 17 nations, 106 manufacturers.

Sports Arena

UAB Sports Events

Sports Arena

Birmingham's AA baseball team, farm team for the Chicago White Sox.

Botanical Garden

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.

Shopping District

The Birmingham Central City area encompasses the Historic Loft, Business, and Arts Districts.

Historic Site

Self-guided tour.

Museum

This museum experience is self-directed journey through the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s on to the human rights struggles of today.

Museum

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.

Museum

Trace the history of Birmingham and its people.

Museum

The Birmingham Holocaust Education Center features original artwork by artists and students honoring the lives of Holocaust survivors who chose to settle in Alabama after the war. The Center also houses the BHEC Holocaust Studies Library and Archives.

Museum

Largest municipal museum in Southeast. Permanent collection of 20,000+ objects dating from ancient to modern times. Sculpture garden. Fine dining at Oscar's.

Museum

One of the largest libraries in the Southeast, with public art, free Wi-Fi, and largest Southern history and genealogy collection in the region.

Zoological Park

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.

Historic Site

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.

Outdoor Recreation Site

Adaptive sports program and activities: canoeing, snorkeling, swimming, fishing, etc., for children with cancer. Red Nose Ball 2013 Feb. 23. Benefiting childhood cancer programs

Historic Site

The Cathedral Church of the Advent is located on Twentieth Street at Sixth Avenue North.

Historic Site

The scene of violent struggles during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, the district includes the Civil Rights Institute, Kelly Ingram Park and the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church.

Museum

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.

Golf Course

Public course, private elegance. Perfect retreat for every level of golfer. Bent grass greens, rolling hills. True Southern character and charm.

Shopping Center

Eastwood Mission Possible Bargain Center is a thrift store that sales New and gently used items.

Historic Site

This memorial garden to singer Eddie Kendricks of the Temptations features a bronze sculpture of Kendricks by Tuskegee artist Ron McDowell, as well as sculptures of the other Temptations set into a granite wall.

Historic Site

Come explore and discover Five Points South, a vibrant neighborhood in the heart of Birmingham

Historic Site

Forced out by Jim Crow segregation and white-owned stores that did not welcome them as customers, African-American businessmen established their own retail, social and cultural center here.

Specialty Food

Golden Flake produces potato chips, tortilla chips, corn chips, cheese curls, fried pork skins and other snack foods sold across the South and beyond. Factory tours are available where visitors can observe the production process.

Historic Site

Site of violent attack on the "Freedom Riders" in 1961. Some 21 students on the bus were attacked by angry segregationists in Anniston before coming to Birmingham.

Home And Garden

A huge selection of common and uncommon plants including Japanese maples, hydrangeas, camellias, azaleas, tress and shrubs, pottery, ironwork, and much more.

Golf Course

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Historic Site

Nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 1901 Gothic-style church was headquarters for the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights and the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement (1953 to 1961).

Golf Course

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Antique

Located at Pepper Place Market.

Outfitter

Idlewild Adventure Company is a Birmingham-based guide service that leads climbing and rappelling trips, backpacking excursions and team building courses.

Historic Site

Site symbolizes the essence of the Civil Rights Movement. Protesters organized for marches here when they were beaten by police, brutally attacked by police dogs, sprayed with fire hoses, and arrested.

Sports Arena

One of nation's premiere fitness, recreation sports facilities for people with physical disabilities/chronic health conditions, an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site.

Science Center

Discover the science of fun through hands-on exhibits, aquariums, educational programs, and IMAX Dome films. Adventures in learning await your visit.

Outfitter

Four locations: 2800 Cahaba Village Plaza, 205-970-3300; 127 Summit Blvd., 205-967-7607; 2000 Riverchase Galleria, 205-985-3215; The Bridge St. Huntsville, 256-327-8438. Backpacking, climbing, camping, hiking, etc.

Boutique

The name “Naked Art” refers to art that one is able to appreciate with the naked eye, without intimidating, “high brow” hidden meanings.

Historic Site

Birmingham's historic pioneer cemetery

Golf Course

Ridge Course: roller coaster fairways, tree-lined hillsides. Valley Course: 2 mi. downrange along slender valley. Short Course: severe elevation changes; most holes play downhill.

Outdoor Recreation Site

A 19-acre green space in downtown Birmingham celebrating the city's industrial and artistic heritage. Hailed as "Birmingham's Living Room," it provides a venue for recreation, family activities, concerts and cultural events.

Specialty Food

Red Diamond is a coffee, tea and food-service company founded in 1906. It is one of the three oldest coffee and tea companies in America and is operated by members of the founding family.

Outdoor Recreation Site

Red Mountain Park is a signature park located in Birmingham, Alabama. The Park features 11 miles of trails, the Red Ore Zip Tour zip lines, Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest and numerous historic destinations.

Museum

Library collection includes rare books on medical history.

Sports Arena

World's oldest ballpark, restored to original appearance. Completed 1910. Was home of Birmingham Barons, Black Barons, and Oakland A's. Rickwood Classic played here each May.

Historic Site

America's oldest baseball park

Golf Course

Oldest golf course in city (1909), located on 105 acres. Large greens, plenty of trees, grill. Chipping and putting greens.

Zoological Park

1,000+-acre nature preserve. Geological formations, ore-mining heritage. Hiking trails and overlook. Visitor center with animal and mining exhibits, gift shop. Environmentally friendly family programs.

Historic Site

St. Elias Maronite Church is located in Birmingham, Alabama. The church belongs to the Maronite Rite, which evolved from the Antiochene Tradition of Catholicism. The patron saint of our church is St. Elias (or Elijah, the Old-Testament prophet). St. Elias is depicted in the stained glass window behind our altar

Museum

Artifacts, documents related to Samuel Ullman, an important civic/religious leader in Birmingham's early history. In later years, he wrote "Youth" and other inspiring poetry.

Historic Site

The four little grls killed in the 1963 bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church are interred here along with other notable African Americans.

Historic Site

Founded in 1873. Significant to Birmingham's Civil Rights District. Site of 1963 bombing that killed 4 girls, brought world condemnation of racial violence.

Historic Site

32-acre blast furnace plant where iron was made for nearly 100 years. Now museum of history/industry, center for creation/exhibition of metal art.

Museum

Sloss Quarters, adjacent to Sloss Furnaces, were designed specifically for African-American workers. They were typical shotgun-style structures, with two rooms set on foundation posts and no indoor plumbing.

Historic Site

Established since the 1890s, this district is a notable reminder of how social and economic class distinctions were formed in the black community.

Museum

Award-winning interactive museum, EcoScape outdoor clasroom, EcoArt workshops for school children. Learn about your enviroment and how to make it better.

Museum

Environmental Education

Museum

One of the largest aviation museums in the Southeast with more than 75 aircraft, artifacts and dioramas telling the story of a century of flight.

Sports Arena

State-of-the-art 44,000-sq.-ft. indoor sports facility. Indoor soccer, flag football, parties, kids' classes, corporate events. Full-service caf© with spectator seating.

Museum

“Stunning,” “Sparkling,” and “Dynamic” are the terms most used by the news media to describe UAB’s new Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts with its “soaring, glassed-in atrium.” We invite you to visit our exhibitions and permanent collections.

Guided Tour

The Birmingham Ghost Walk is a 2 - 2 1/2 hour tour through the dark and fascinating history of Birmingham, Alabama. Early pioneers and investors, colorful characters, madams and priests, murderers and ministers - sometimes all rolled into one!

Antique

Known for superior quality antiques.

Farmers Market

The Market at Pepper Place features the state's best farmers, food, music and art in North Central Alabama. Enjoy chef demonstrations at 9:00 a.m. during the summer!

Farmers Market

The Marketplace at Lee Branch is a rain or shine Saturday morning farmers market. With fresh vegetables, fruits and nuts from local farmers in Shelby and surrounding counties as well as live music, cooking demos, and handmade arts and crafts.

Museum

An amazing old bookstore and museum located in the heart of historic beautiful Downtown Birmingham, Alabama. The world's only Museum of Fond Memories, established in 1980.

Shopping Center

Over 100 stores and restaurants.

Historic Site

Tuxedo Junction was a nightlife center for African Americans from the 1920s to the 1950s. Erskine Hawkins played here as a child and named his 1939 hit "Tuxedo Junction."

Museum

Home to world's largest cast-iron statue. Enjoy panoramic views of Birmingham and hear stories of Birmingham's past, present and promise for the future.

Golf Course

Par-3 course with sand traps, Bermuda greens, driving range, practice putting greens, pro shop, club repair.

Outfitter

Zyp BikeShare is a dense network of 40 kiosks and 400 bikes deployed in Birmingham, AL. Residents and visitors can access 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

Boutique

"The one-stop bridal shop for all of your wedding wishes." -heidi elnora