BIRMINGHAM CIVIL RIGHTS INSTITUTE
Phone: (205) 328-9696
Situated in the Civil Rights District, this state-of-the-art facility houses exhibits that depict historical events from post World War I racial separation to present-day racial progress. Located at 520 26th Street North
BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM OF ART
Phone: (205) 254-2565
The largest municipal museum in the southeast, with an outstanding collection of over 17,000 works of art from many diverse cultures. Located only one block south of the hotel at 2000 8th Avenue North. Call for hours of operation and special exhibits.
Phone: (205) 879-0409
One of the largest zoos in the southeast, occupying 100 shady acres in the southeast section of the city. The zoo houses nearly 1,000 mammals, birds and reptiles. Among the favorite attractions are Monkey Island and the House of Big Cats. Located at 2630 Cahaba Road. Open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.