Vulcan Center is the centerpiece of Vulcan Park. The center tells the story of Birmingham's past, present and hopes for the future. There are interactive exhibits and the Linn-Henley Gallery of photography, as well as the Vulcan statue.
Address: 1701 Valley View Drive Birmingham AL USA 35209
Web Site: http://www.vulcanpark.org/
Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park
This unique park features campsites, museum, crafts, and restored ironworks. The park is located between Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, 2 miles off I-59.
Address: 12632 Confederate Parkway McCalla AL 35111
Web Site: http://www.tannehill.org/
Birmingham Botanical Gradens
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens features a gift shop, library, and cafe. Tours can be bookd two weeks in advance. Admission free. The Birmingham Botanical Society is a volunteer organization supporting the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Wedding sites and rooms are available.
Address: 2612 Lane Park Road Birmingham AL 35223
Phone: 205 414-3950
Web Site: http://www.bbgardens.org/
Kelly Ingram Park
Kelly Ingram Park, an important Civil Rights Movement historic site, was the meeting point for sit-ins, boycotts and marches geared towards ending segregation in Birmingham. Today, the plight for civil rights that transpired at Kelly Ingram Park is illustrated through several commissioned sculptures that depict attacks on demonstrators, the children that served time in prison for participating in protests and the role of the clergy in the movement.
Address: 16th and 17th Streets and between 5th and 6th Avenues Birmingham AL USA
Web Site: http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/al10.htm
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Experience fun field trips to Bellingrath Gardens & Home any time of the year. The Bellingraph Gardents and Home freautres two annual Nature Programs – Fall Harvest and Spring in Learning. Outdoor Classroom and "hands on" Nature Experience.
Address: 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road Theodore AL 36582-9704
Phone: 334 973-2217
Web Site: http://www.bellingrath.org/