Top Attractions

Hotels

Montgomery Marriott Prattville Hotel & Conference Center at Capitol Hill
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Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center More than 70,000-square-foot state-of-the-art hotel, convention center and spa. Learn more at www.renaissancemontgomery.com.

Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel & Conference Center at Grand National
Just 10 minutes from Auburn University, we offer the finest, most luxurious accommodations in the area. Learn more at www.marriottgrandnational.com.

St. James Hotel
Historic hotel in downtown Selma.
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Cedar Ridge Plantation
175-year-old home on 10 acres in Perry County.
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History


First White House of the Confederacy
The residence of Jefferson Davis, the President of the Confederacy.
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Alabama State Capitol
The site of Jefferson Davis’s inauguration as the President of the Confederacy.
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Alabama Department of Archives & History
Displays, exhibits, records and documents detailing Alabama’s rich history.
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The Governor’s Mansion
The historic home and gardens of the Governor and First Lady of Alabama.
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Old Alabama Town
Authentically restored 19th- and early 20th-century buildings in historic downtown Montgomery.
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Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Exhibits and tours detailing the world famous Tuskegee Airmen.
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Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
A tribute to some of the major achievements by African Americans in Alabama.
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Old Cahawba Archaeological Park
Alabama’s first permanent capital and most famous ghost town.
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Old Live Oak Cemetery
Graves of Confederate soldiers and prominent Selma residents.
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Slavery & Civil War Museum
Historical exhibits chronicling slavery in America.
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Aliceville Museum
German P.O.W. museum and World War II exhibit.
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Moundville Archaeological Park
Archaeological site of one of the largest Native American cities in North America.
Learn more at Moundville Archaelogical Museum.

Fort Mitchell National Historic Landmark
A key military installation from the 19th century.
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Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center and Museum
An exhibit detailing the history of Daimler-Benz, including its manufacturing plant in Alabama.
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The Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area
Some of the most historically- and culturally-significant destinations in Alabama.
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Moore-Webb-Holmes Plantation
Historical site & bed and breakfast in Perry County.
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Union Springs Historical District
Two-block area is part of 47 homes & businesses in Union Springs listed on the National Register of Historical Places.
Learn more at Union Springs Historical District.

Civil Rights


The Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church
The church where Martin Luther King Jr. preached and began his quest for civil rights.
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The Rosa Parks Museum
Museum that depicts the events that led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott and early Civil Rights movement.
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Civil Rights Memorial Center
A detailed history of the Civil Rights movement.
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Selma-to-Montgomery Trail Interpretive Center
Museum dedicated to preserving the legacy of the struggle by African-Americans to gain the right to vote.
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Brown Chapel AME Church
The first AME church in Alabama and the starting point of the Selma-to-Montgomery march.
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Edmund Winston Pettus Bridge
Famous bridge crossed by Martin Luther King Jr. and others during their march to Montgomery.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Street Historic Walking Tour
Twenty memorials and sites highlighting the Voting Rights movement.
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National Voting Rights Museum & Institute
A pictorial history of the Voting Rights struggle.
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Safe House Black History Museum
A museum devoted to the Civil Rights movement in America.
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The Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area
Home to many locations that were integral in the Civil Rights Movement.
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Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center
The history museum of Tuskegee & Macon County.
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Music


Hank Williams Museum
Memorabilia from the life of country music icon Hank Williams Sr.
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Hank Williams Sr. Boyhood Home & Museum
Memorabilia, artifacts, pictures and personal belongings of the country music legend.
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Arts

F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum
The former home and current museum of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.
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Alabama Shakespeare Festival
A professional theater producing a wide range of performances, including Shakespeare, children’s shows and musicals.
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Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts
Permanent collection of 19th- and 20th-century paintings and sculpture, Southern regional art and Old Master prints.
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Black Belt Treasures
Alabama folk art at its best.
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Gee’s Bend
The Quilts of Gee’s Bend are a world-famous cultural treasure.
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Westervelt-Warner Museum of American Art
Hundreds of pieces make up one of the most significant assemblages of American art to be found anywhere.
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Jule Collins S mith Museum of Fine Art
A 40,000-square-foot building and 15 acres of botanical gardens.
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Red Door Theatre, Union Springs
Popular venue that celebrates southern heritage, culture and future.
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Black Belt Treasures
Alabama folk art at its best.
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Nature


Wehle Nature Center at Midway
Nature trails, special presentations and exhibits.
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The Alabama Black Belt Heritage Area
Explore the many woodlands, streams and waterways stretching throughout the Black Belt.
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Zoos


Mann Wildlife Learning Museum
Hands-on displays of North American wildlife in realistic settings.
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Montgomery Zoo
Forty acres featuring exhibits for more than 600 animals.
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Sports


Montgomery Biscuits
The AA affiliate of Major League Baseball’s Tampa Bay Rays.
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Paul W. Bryant Museum
Exhibits, memorabilia and artifacts chronicling the sports history of the Univer sity of Alabama.
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Architecture


Octagon House
One of the few antebellum examples of octagon-style architecture remaining in the country.
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Gaineswood Antebellum House Museum
A National Historic Landmark and the most unique antebellum mansion in Alabama.
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Loachapoka Historic District
Fourteen private antebellum homes, two churches dating back to the 1840s, and a 100-year-old schoolhouse.
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Sturdivant Hall Museum
A 10-room neoclassical mansion with formal gardens.
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Alamuchee-Bellamy Covered Bridge
Built in 1861, West Alabama’s only remaining covered bridge.
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Moore-Webb-Holmes Plantation
Classic 1800s plantation with blacksmith shop, grist mill and barns.
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