Tourist Attractions in Birmingham, AL

The largest city in Alabama is home to more than 200,000 residents and was founded back in 1871. Most of the original settlers in Birmingham were of English ancestry so it is not surprising why it was named after Birmingham, England, one of the major industrial cities back in the days. The number of art galleries and cultural centers in Birmingham has made it the center of culture and entertainment in the state. The city boasts of the Birmingham Museum of Art, which is the largest art museum in the South. Other museums in the city include the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Southern Museum of Flight, Arlington Home, Sloss Furnaces National Historical Landmark and Alabama Museum of Health Sciences. It is also the location of the state’s major opera, ballet and symphony orchestra companies: Opera Birmingham, Alabama Ballet, Birmingham Ballet, Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Birmingham Concert Chorale. The Oak Mountain State Park and Red Mountain Park are other famous attractions in the city.

There are 53 tourist attractions found in Birmingham, AL. This is 6% of all tourist attractions listed in Alabama. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and nature attractions. Then there is also zoo listed in Birmingham. You may find a list of all categories of Birmingham attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Birmingham of that type.

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