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Alabama Military Hall of Honor Museum

Located in Perry County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

This building was built circa 1832 as a law office. It was the first YMCA building in the South to be owned by a local chapter. The building served as the Marion City Hall for forty years. In the late 1960s, it was moved from the courthouse  square to …

Alabama River Museum

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The Alabama River Museum is part of the Monroe County Heritage Museums.  It is located on the east bank of the Alabama River at the Claiborne Lock and Dam in Monroe County (GPS coordinates N31.615500,W87.548306). Travel back in time 60 million years ag …

Alabama Southern Community College Regional Art Museum

Located in Clarke County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Museum

An art museum in Clarke County featuring collections of art by local artists

Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame

Located in Perry County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame honors the achievements of outstanding women from Alabama. Established in 1970, the first women were inducted the following year. The AWHOF became a state agency by an act of the Alabama legislature in 1975. The museum …

Ancient Africa, Enslavement, & Civil War Museum

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Historical | Museum

The Ancient Africa Enslavement & Civil War Museum was developed to educate & uplift schools, communities, and individuals of all ages by interpreting the history of African people from Antiquity through slavery and The Civil War in creative way …

Bienville Monument Museum

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The Bienville Monument, erected in 1932, honors  the engagement between Ėcor Bienville (now Selma) and the Alibamo Indians on the bluff along the Alabama River.

Bluff Hall

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum | Shopping

Bluff Hall is located in Demopolis high on White Bluff  (Ecor Blanc) on the Tombigbee River where the band of French exiles landed in 1817. The house was built in 1832 by Allen Glover for his daughter, Sarah Serena Glover, and her husband, Francis Stro …

Booker’s Mill

Located in Conecuh County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum | Outdoor Recreation

Booker’s Mill is known for both its historical value and scenic beauty.  The mill, built in the 1800s by prison workers, provided electricity to the neighborhood.  It has long been closed as an electricity generating plant.  The land and the building n …

Broadhead Memorial Park

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum | Outdoor Recreation

This is a small park that is located at the community of Needham, AL in Choctaw County. It is proof that a park need not be large or elaborate to be a real pleasure. The park is built around the old Walter Wilson gristmill which was the center of life …

Choctaw County Historical Museum

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Historical | Museum

The Choctaw County Historical Museum is located beside the Town Park at downtown Gilbertown, AL.  The main building of the museum contains all types of displays that illustrate how life was in earlier times.  Behind the main museum is another building …

Clarke County Historical Museum

Located in Clarke County | What you’ll find: Archeological | Historical | Museum

At the intersection of U.S. Highways 84W and 43 in Grove Hill stands the Clarke County Museum. With its pristine exterior, white picket fence, and ample lawn shaded by oaks, magnolias, and pecan trees, this plantation plain-style home invites passers-b …

Grove Hill, AL Cultural Arts Center

Located in Clarke County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Museum

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center opened in 2008 and it is a non-profit organization sponsored by the Grove Hill Arts Council.  The Arts Center exhibits the work of local artists.  Classes are also conducted at the Arts Center by local artists in oil …

J.C. Bates Children’s Educational Museum

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Museum

This museum provides an educational experience for children with disabilities. The museum is a project of the Selma Disabilities Advocacy Program, a non-profit organization in Alabama.

Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum

Located in Clarke County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum is located on the campus of Alabama Southern Community College in Thomasville, Alabama. It is dedicated to preserving the works of native author, storyteller, and journalist, Kathryn Tucker Windham. Windham has spent m …

Laird Cottage/Geneva Mercer Museum

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

Stop by and visit this restored circa 1870 residence/cottage with Greek Revival/Italianate style. It’s the headquarters of the Marengo County Historical Society. The museum houses history and works of Geneva Mercer, an artist, sculptor and Marengo nati …

Marengo County History and Archive Museum

Located in Marengo County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

Visit the Marengo County History Museum to learn about the history, culture, and people of Marengo County.

Marion Female Seminary Building

Located in Perry County | What you’ll find: Architectural | Historical | Museum

Founded in 1835, this was one of the earliest colleges for women in the United States. It was the first of four colleges established in Marion, AL. This building was erected in 1850. It contained the art studio of Nicola Marschall, a German-American ar …

Military Memorial Walkway

Located in Choctaw County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The memorial is located at The Choctaw County Courthouse. It was constructed in 1997, and consists of a sidewalk from the street to the courthouse entrance on the eastern side of the square.

National Voting Rights Museum of Selma

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

Our mission is to be a Museum and Institute that chronicles and preserves the historic journey for the right to vote that began when the Founding Fathers first planted the seeds of democracy in 1776.

Old Courthouse Museum

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum | Shopping

The Old Courthouse Museum serves as an important link between the county’s colorful past and the events of today. Located in the Old Monroe County Courthouse on the Monroeville town square, the museum provides a variety of events and activities to attr …

Old Marion Railway Depot

Located in Perry County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

Built in 1907 to replace the frame depot building, which was destroyed by fire. Interest in railroads began as early as 1834 in Marion. The building is now the home of the Perry County Chamber of Commerce. Use this building as a convenient starting poi …

Old Selma Depot Museum

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The museum features an 1891 railway depot from the Civil War and Civil Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama.

Original Site of Tent City/Lowndes County Interpretative Center

Located in Lowndes County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

In 1965, white landowners evicted a large amount of black sharecropper families for attempting to and/or registering to vote. Following these evictions, tents were established to house these homeless families. The original Tent City is located off of t …

Pine Hill Depot Museum

Located in Wilcox County | What you’ll find: Museum

The railroad started running through Pine Hill, AL in 1888. Pine Hill’s original depot was destroyed in 1896 when a train jumped track and crashed into the building. A new depot was built in 1905 at a cost of $2096. This depot was used until 1989 when …

Selma Interpretative Center

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Historical | Museum

(Welcome Center to the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail) The Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail was established by Congress in 1996, to commemorate the events, people, and route of the 1965 Voting Rights March in Alabama. The March …

Selma Welcome Center

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

If you are interested in visiting Selma, a good place to start is at the Selma Welcome Center located downtown at 14 Broad Street. The Welcome Center has a wonderful collection of area attractions. You can pick up brochures on each of Selma’s museums, …

Smith Building Art Gallery

Located in Perry County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The Smith Building was built in 1880 and served Marion as a store for many years.  The building has since become an art gallery and houses a photography exhibit on Alabama’s Black Belt. The Smith Building also serves as the perfect space for downtown f …

Southwest Alabama Regional Arts Museum

Located in Monroe County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Museum

Sturdivant Hall

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

This magnificent structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and in the 1934 American Building Survey. Its construction was begun in 1852 by Colonel Edward T. Watts, a local resident. Sturdivant Hall stands upon a spacious lot (292 …

The Green Street District

Located in Perry County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum | Trips

Take a walk through Marion’s history. The accompanying map (see below) and  details guide you through the West Marion Historic District. Be sure to explore all the historic districts in Marion: Marion Courthouse Square, Green Street, West Marion, and J …

The Historic Evergreen Train Depot

Located in Conecuh County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The historic Evergreen Depot located on the old L & N Railroad line in downtown Evergreen was constructed in 1907 and ready for occupancy by March of 1908. The depot was described as an ornament to the town, and pride for everyone, the best and mos …

The Jackson Foundation and Museum

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The Jackson Foundation and Museum, Inc. celebrates the lifelong achievements of Dr. Sullivan and Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson, and the strong social principles they individually and collectively stood for. Together, they served the Selma community and h …

The Poarch Creek Indians Museum

Located in Escambia County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The Poarch Creek Indians are descendants of a segment of the original Creek Nation, which once covered almost all of Alabama and Georgia. Unlike many eastern Indian tribes, the Poarch Creeks were not removed from their tribal lands and have lived toget …

Thomas E. McMillan Museum & Alabama Room

Located in Escambia County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The Thomas E. McMillan Museum was founded in 1979 to chronicle life in Escambia County, Alabama. From 10,000-year-old fossils to a fireside popcorn popper, a doctor’s bag and a display of cameras, the museum has something to interest most anyone! The m …

Turtle Point Environmental Science Center

Located in Escambia County | What you’ll find: Birding | Museum | Outdoor Recreation

Hands-on science center on 20 acres of wetlands on Big Escambia Creek. Interpretive Wildlife Center, Wetland Trail/Boardwalk, gardens, butterfly/honeybee exhibits, touch tank. Live reptile, fish, amphibian exhibits. Gift shop. Part of the Alabama Birdi …

Vaughan-Smitherman Museum

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

Built in 1847, the building has served as a hospital, courthouse, military school, and now as a museum. The museum features an extensive collection of Civil War memorabilia, exhibits of medical and political artifacts, Victorian antiques, nationally ac …

Voting Rights Museum

Located in Dallas County | What you’ll find: Arts & Culture | Historical | Museum

The Museum and Institute chronicles the historical journey for the right to vote that began when the seeds of democracy were first planted by the “founding fathers” in 1776. The founders of the National Voting Rights Museum and Institute envisioned a space that captured the essence of struggles to empower America’s people.

Washington County History Museum

Located in Washington County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

The Washington County Museum, now located on the basement level of the Washington County Courthouse, features historical artifacts from Washington County, the first county in Alabama.

Wilcox Female Institute

Located in Wilcox County | What you’ll find: Historical | Museum

  The first school in Camden was built on the site of a block of brick stores now owned by Mrs. C. B. Jones’ heirs. Afterwards this school was closed and the Wilcox Female Institute was built and chartered. Later it was used as the county high sch …

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