Best Places To See in Birmingham, AL

Handpicked Top 3 Places To See in Birmingham. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


Since 1955

Zoos, Aquariums, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks

Admission is half-price every Tuesday - 950 animals of 230 species call the 122-acre Birmingham Zoo home - More than 575,000 visitors annually

Price: Adults - $15, Military (Active duty only- must show military ID)- $12.75, Children 2 - 12 years old & Senior Citizens 65 years+ $10

Monday - Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm

I've been a long time zoo member and I love what they have done with it over the last several years. They are still working with the elephants so that all of them can be out in the largest enclosure at the same time, but they have them out there two at a time now. There's a second expansion in the works too that should bring some bears back, whi...
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2630 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223


Botanical Gardens, Plants, Gardens, Venues, Event Spaces & Nation’s Preeminent Botanical Gardens

Free Admission - More than 12,000 different plants in its living collections

Monday - Sunday 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Loved strolling through the stunning grounds with everything starting to bloom. I had lunch at the Cafe and it was a fabulous setting. Very serene.
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2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223


Since 1951

Museum, Art Gallery, Collections & Gift Shop

General Admission is FREE - More than 24,000 paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings and decorative arts

Monday Closed Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday 12:00 – 5:00 pm

The museum itself was great. While I was there, only the third floor was open due to an event, but I still enjoyed the different exhibits and the layout. The staff, however, was incredibly rude. From the second I walked in the front door I felt unwelcome. Due to the 2nd floor being closed for an event, certain exits and entrances of the museum w...
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2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35203