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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.

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