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The Archaeology Museum showcases artifacts from the Gulf Coast and covers over 12,000 years of prehistory and history. Artifacts are contextualized using a series of life-size scenic representations depicting archaeologists at work and glimpses into the ways of life of ancient Woodland cultures, mound-building Mississippian peoples, early French settlers, and an African American family after the Civil War.
Arlington is the last standing antebellum home in the City of Birmingham. It is available for tours, weddings, receptions, luncheons, dinners, and garden parties.
* We Preserve the History of Army Aviation. * We Protect the Legacy of Army Aviation. * We Promote the Future of Army Aviation.
Fine Art Gallery representing 50+ Alabama's best Artist. Bronze by Frank Fleming, whimsical wood sculptures, and functional art by Dale Lewis. Pottery by Larry Allen.
Memorabilia exhibits, a depository for county records and newspapers. Family history books and file folders and photograph collections. Many educational opportunities for students, historians and genealogists.
20,000-sq.-ft. museum on five acres of grounds, house, 1908 church, blacksmith shop, vintage tractors and more.
The Heritage Center features: Congressional Library and Living Room: Honors the incredible story of 111 years of continuous service in the U.S. Congress by 7 men from small towns in Walker County. The Gallery and Dining Room: Serves as the main exhibit changing themes and content approximately every 3 to 4 months. A Tribute to our Military Room: Honoring the sacrifice and dedication of Walker County service men and women. Artifacts in this exhibit change periodically. Tallulah Bankhead Room: Want to know about the life of Tallulah? Well Dahling, come see a collection of her personal and family artifacts. The Walker County Room: Features all types of items from across Walker County celebrating our rich history and bright future. Artifacts in this exhibit change periodically.
More than 1,300 vintage and modern vehicles with over 650 on display at any given time: 1904 to present, 17 nations, 106 manufacturers.
Take a trip around the world! Take a trip back in time! From the rugged American West to the exotic Far East ... Berman Museum is where history comes alive!
Housed in the Southern Railway Terminal built in 1916. Artifacts include documents, photographs, Civil War, mining, Native American, and the 1,000,000th Pullman Standard Boxcar.
This museum experience is self-directed journey through the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s on to the human rights struggles of today.
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.
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.
Largest municipal museum in Southeast. Permanent collection of 20,000+ objects dating from ancient to modern times. Sculpture garden. Fine dining at Oscar's.
One of the largest libraries in the Southeast, with public art, free Wi-Fi, and largest Southern history and genealogy collection in the region.
Dedicated to memory of Blount Countians who served in wars. Artifacts relating to local history. Blount Co. and surrounding areas genealogical research material including family files and books available.
Primarily Civil War military equipment, including guns, swords, rifles, bayonets, uniforms, etc. Also pre- and post-Civil War items. Cannons, Civil War drums, canon shells and diagrams depicting various Civil War battle scenes are also displayed. Collection also includes several documents signed by well known Civil War participants and leaders.
Restored after being idle for more than 30 years. Houses Bridgeport Area Historical Association offices, research library and museum. Local artifacts, railroad memorabilia.
Jeff Wilburn is a 10th-generation potter who makes traditional hand-tuned pottery, including face jugs and other items.
Built in 1897 by Pauly Jail Company and in use until 1979, Victorian Gothic-Syle building has original trapdoor used for hangings.
One of the last old homes built locally (latter 1800s. Victorian Eastlake style). Available for weddings, receptions, teas.
The Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame recognizes Calhoun County citizens who have made significant contributions to Calhoun County as athletes, coaches, or in other sports related fields.
Congressman 1949-1965. Library Services Act, National Defense Education Act. First Kennedy Profile in Courage Award (1990) for equal rights and opportunities.