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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Museum
104 Broad Street Northeast
Aliceville, AL 35442
German POW museum/archives documenting Camp Aliceville (1943-45). Coca-Cola assembly line equipment (1948-78). American veteran military collection.
Other Park
51233 Alabama 225
Stockton, AL 36579
The Baldwin County Bicentennial Park is a 367-acre area that offers a unique family experience of flora, fauna, wetlands, various exhibits and a working farm that provides extended hands-on opportunities to learn about the county’s history.
Museum
25521 U.S. Hwy. 98 E
Elberta, AL 36530
20,000-sq.-ft. museum on five acres of grounds, house, 1908 church, blacksmith shop, vintage tractors and more.
Other Park
11981 Airport Road
Bay Minette, AL 36507
The City of Bay Minette proudly maintains its own Municipal Airport.
Boutique
109 North Main Street
Enterprise, AL 36330