2945 Hwy 280
Alexander City, AL 35010
Phone: (256) 234-5900
Fax: (256) 234-5918
Arts & Museums
Country's most comprehensive education and rehabilitation program for deaf and blind children and adults.
More than 100 racing vehicles and memorabilia dating back to 1902.
Exhibits of works by nationally and locally recognized artists.
Tribute to Nascar's top drivers.
Documenting all of the intercollegiate sports played by Auburn men and women down through the years, the museum shows people how athletic programs have contributed to Auburn's historical traditions. Recognizes some of America's most well known athletes with high-tech interactive exhibits, life-size talking dioramas and traditional displays.
This 1845 Trade Center stucco and plaster building houses vintage clothing, quilts, old toys, and furniture. There is a furnished log cabin, blacksmith shop, Indian teepee, and farm tool display.
Explore the 40-acre (16-hectare) Montgomery Zoo to get acquainted with the animal kingdom. Established in 1935, there are several exhibits of fauna categorized on the basis of continent of origin. Admire the greenery while watching the animals on this exciting adventure. A ride on the miniature trains helps get a better view of the animals in their natural habitats.
The museum tells the story of the area's history and growth through exhibits of more than 3,000 artifacts. Special areas of interest are the doll collection, history of industrial technology, WWI and WWII, Civil War, pioneer household goods, and musical instruments.
Shelby County Museum and Archives as well as the Shelby County Historical Society are housed in the Old Shelby County Courthouse of 1854. The museum artifacts relate the history of Shelby County, while the historical society strives to preserve the county's history and historical landmarks.
Family owned-and-operated farm winery produces award-winning table wines from estate-grown scuppernogs, mucscadines and French-Hybrid grapes.
Housed inside the beautiful Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is dedicated to preserving fine artwork by some of the revolutionary painters of the past. Apart from this, the museum also hosts some unique collectibles like works on paper and old prints that date back to the 15th century and dainty porcelain pieces. You can choose to book a free tour of the museum or explore the place with an audio tour. Check website for more information.
A National Historic Landmark, the Alabama State Capitol is also included in the National Register of Historic Places. The building is built in the Greek revival style with a hint of Beaux-Arts designs and was renovated several times. Now, open to the tourists, one can explore important areas like the old Governors Office, old Senate Chamber and so forth. You can visit and explore this historical landmark sans any admission price.