Best Places To See in Birmingham

Expert recommended Top 3 Places To See in Birmingham, Alabama. All of our places to see face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


2630 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL 35223

Since 1955

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

Watch sea lions being trained and fed, zip around on the Zoo Train, hop on the carousel, all this and more are offered at this educational and entertaining zoo housing 170 animals from around the world, including endangered species. Approximately 900 animals of 230 species call the 122-acre Birmingham Zoo home, including sea lions, rhinos and endangered species from six continents. Provide a resource and a form of continuing education for the animal care professional and to support zoo

Price: Admission:
Adult $17
Child $12
Senior $14

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

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200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203

Since 1998

Accessibility/Parking, Calendar of Events, Groups, Area Attractions/Hotels, Cool Stuff Store, Smart Café, Shark and Ray Touch Tank, World of Water Aquariums, Science quest, Bubble Room, Rushton Theater, Naturescope, Sea Monsters, Alabama Dinosaurs, Art and Tech, Featured/Traveling Exhibit, Birthday Parties & Overnight Adventures

Free admission for Under 2 years old. Four floors of interactive exhibits celebrate science and wonder from an amazing collection of dinosaurs to innovative environmental showcases, imaginative early childhood playgrounds, and an awe-inspiring aquarium. The adventure intensifies in the IMAX® Dome Theater, where wide-eyed visitors experience the sights and sounds of breathtaking films on a 5-story-tall screen surrounded by 3 tons of high-intensity speakers

Price: Adventure Halls Only:
Adults (13-64) $15
Kids (2-12) $12
Seniors (65+) $14

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

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2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223

Since 1963

Rare Plant Conservation, Centennial Tree Project, Kids and Yoga Classes, Health and Wellness, Girl Scout and Plant Adventures Program, Art and Crafts, Educational, Food and Drink, Photography, Gardening and Horticulture, Nature and Outdoor Skills, Native Plant Studies, Author Events, Family and Kids, Weekend Programs & Field Trips

Alabama's largest living museum with more than 12,000 different plants in living collections throughout 67.5 acres and 27 unique gardens. The Gardens' 67.5 acres contains 27 unique gardens, 30+ works of original outdoor sculpture and miles of serene paths. Education programs run year round and over 10,000 school children enjoy free science-curriculum based field trips annually. The most visited free attraction is open daily, offering free admission to more than 350,000 yearly visitors

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

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