Best Places To See in Huntsville, AL

Handpicked Top 3 Huntsville Places To See. How do we actually find the most highly rated places to see? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, local reviews, nearness, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. That's not all... businesses do not pay us to list them. You deserve only the best!

U.S. SPACE & ROCKET CENTER

One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805

Since 1965

The Museum, Marshall Space Flight Center, Biergarten, Guest Services, Emeritus Docents, Mars Grill, Event Calendar, Featured Exhibitions, Permanent Exhibit Galleries, Spacedome IMAX Movies, National Geographic Movies, Day Camps, Children's Workshops, Museum Simulators, Planning an Event, Event Spaces & Birthday Party for Children

Children 4 and under: Free Admission - Retired Military $3 Off Stars Combo for badge holder, spouse and dependents - Seniors (Age 55+) $3 Off Stars Combo - ASTC Members: Free general admission for card holder and those named on ASTC membership

Price: Adults (13 and up) $24, Children (5 to 12) $16

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

The place to go if you want to learn about the history of America's space program. I was very impressed. One can learn the basics and gain the superficial understanding. Or, if you were so inclined, you could go in-depth and learn about the technologies. The launch pad equipment, the lunar module processes and procedures, and rocket engines, with a strong emphasis on the last. Each generation of engine, the differences, the risks, specifications and more.
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HUNTSVILLE BOTANICAL GARDEN

4747 Bob Wallace Avenue, Huntsville, AL 35805

Since 1988

Botanical Garden, Group Tours, Garden Gift Shoppe, Dining Options, Adult and Children’s Programs, Event Calendar, Garden Events, Seasonal Festivals, Grand Opening Activities, Art at the Garden, Spring/Fall Plant Sale, Garden Weddings, Corporate/Non-Profit Rentals, Private Events, Children’s Birthday Parties, Field Trips, Outdoor Parties & Picnics

Members, Children 2 and Under: Free Admission - 112 acres (453,000 m²) botanical garden - The garden is fifth on the list of Alabama's top paid tourist attractions receiving 307,985 visitors

Price: Children 3-18 $8, Adults $12, Military Personnel $10, Student $10, Seniors (55+) $10

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hsvbg.org

Mon - Sat : 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Sun : 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

If you are at all interested in plants, this is definitely worth a visit. We are visiting from Houston, and spent a wonderful couple of hours roaming around seeing plants we can't grow in our area, or plants that are smaller or bigger than in our area. My mother loved the day lily garden, and both of us were entranced by the herb garden. So well laid out and taken care of! My son loved all the little side trails and neat little nooks.
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BURRITT ON THE MOUNTAIN

3101 Burritt Drive SE, Huntsville, AL 35801

Since 1955

Museum, Dorothy Davidson Ronsenwald Schoolhouse, Nature Trails, Josie's Gift Shop, Tours, Guided Group Tour, Self-Guided Tours, Weddings, Events and Meetings, Event Calendar, Field Trips, Summer Camp, Educational Programs, Home School, Day Camps Outreach, Distance Learning, Rosenwald School 4th Grade Experience, Adult Programs & Folklife Workshops

Burritt Members, Children 2 and under: Free Admission - The mansion surrounded by 167 acres (68 ha) - The 19th century structures have been fully restored and are part of the museum

Price: Adults $10, Children & Students $8, Seniors(60+) & Military $9

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Tue - Sat : 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sun : 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

My wife and I went to Huntsville recently to meet some friends and wanted to do something else before they arrived. We found Burritt on the Mountain. What a pleasant and interesting place to visit. The day we went there was a gentle breeze blowing that made it cool and delightful while we roamed the grounds. The view overlooking the city was so picturesque. There were several innovations that Mr. Burritt designed for his mansion that were intriguing.
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