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

Explore science and discovery locations and attractions you should visit the next time you're here.
Museum
109 Gates Avenue Southeast
Huntsville, AL 35801
Alabama Constitution Hall Park is currently CLOSED. Please visit www.earlyworks.com or call for more information.
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.
Science Center
100 Terrace Drive
Pelham, AL 35124
Alabama's oldest & largest wildlife rehabilitation facility, AWC annually treats almost 2,000 native wild birds from over 100 different species. Visitors can enjoy paid or self-guided tours & observe patients via camera monitors or one-way glass viewing windows.
Historic Site
224 City Park Drive Northeast
Arab, AL 35016
1935 Old Hunt School, 1912 Rice Church, Smith's Country store, Elvin Light Museum, grist mill, blacksmith shop and club demonstration home. Structures (1880s to 1930s) preserved with authentic furnishings. $5 fee for Christmas in the Village.
Outdoor Recreation Site
251 Loop Road
Tuscumbia, AL 35674