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

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Boat Charter
26986 Fish Trap Road
Elberta, AL 36530
See local wild dolphins, or drag a shrimp net and pull up unique aquatic sea life. We offer dolphin,...

Museum
427 6th Ave., Smith Hall, UA Campus
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
Turn-of-century Grand Exhibition Hall. Fossils, rocks, minerals from Dinosaur, Ice and Coal Ages. Se...

Museum
78 6th Avenue
Ashville, AL 35953
Memorabilia exhibits, a depository for county records and newspapers. Family history books and file ...

Outdoor Recreati...
5278 Camp ASCCA Dr.
Jackson's Gap, AL 36861
Admission charged for facility use only; group & senior rates. World's largest camp for disabled. To...