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

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Birmingham area
Birmingham, AL
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Historic Site
205 South Street East
Talladega, AL 35160
Country's most comprehensive education/rehabilitation program for deaf and blind. Restored Manning Hall (1850), Jemison House (1898) and Grace Hall (1878).
Historic Site
300 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104
Home of Alabama's appellate courts, Supreme Court Library, Administrative Office of Courts. Learn about Alabama judicial system and building's architectural features.
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. See only meteorite known to have struck a human.
Historic Site
2800 S. Alabama Ave.
Monroeville, AL 36460