The Best Places To See in Birmingham

Handpicked top 3 best places to see in Birmingham, Alabama. 50-Point Inspection includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and their general excellence. You deserve the best!


2630 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL 35223

Since 1955

Zoos, Aquariums, Educational Programs, Kids and Families, Adult Opportunities, Schools and Groups, College Programs, Teacher’s Lounge, Nightlife Programs, ZooKeeper for A Day, Accessibility for Students, Outdoor Activities, Birthday Parties, Facility Rental, Birthday Parties, Guided Tours, Group Reservations, Daily Activities, Cafes & Shops

Admission is half-price every Tuesday - Members receive free admission every day - The 122-acre (49 ha) zoo is home to almost 800 animals representing over 200 species

Price: Adults $17, Children (2-12 Years Old) $12, Senior Citizens (65 Years+) $14, Military (Active Duty and Veteran Must Show Military ID) $14 & College Student (Must Show Current and Valid Student ID) $14


Mon - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203

Since 1998

Museum, Planning Your Visit, Events, Groups, Area Attractions/Hotels, Cool Stuff Store, Smart Cafe, Itty Bitty Magic City, Exhibits, Shark and Ray Touch Tank, World of Water Aquariums, Science Quest, Bubble Room, Rushton Theater, Sea Monsters, Alabama Dinosaurs, Collections, Museum Collections Center, Science on a Sphere & Special Events

The state-of-the-art science center, aquarium and 280-seat IMAX Dome Theater is housed in the historic and refurbished Loveman's department store building - More than 9,000 square feet (800 m2) of interactive exhibits

Price: Adventure Hall Only: Adults (13-64) $13, Kids (2-12) $9, Seniors (65+) $12


Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223

Since 1963

Botanical Gardens, Art Gallery, Cafe, Library, Virtual Tour, Gift Shop, Weekend Programs, Garden Tours, Birding at The Gardens, Events at The Gardens, Fall Plant Sale, Annual Member Celebration, Antiques at The Gardens, Flicks Among the Flowers, Events, Garden Tours, Educational Programs, Conservation Programs, Family & Youth Programs

Free Admission - The gardens are home to over 12,000 different types of plants, 25 unique gardens, more than 30 works of original outdoor sculpture and several miles of walking paths - More than 350,000 annual visitors


Mon - Sun 6:00 am - 6:00 pm