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Everyone finds something to love in Birmingham. Year-round entertainment includes recreational, historical and cultural offerings, plus an abundance of attractions to keep our visitors busy. For more information on Birmingham-area attractions, entertainment and museums, visit us online at inbirmingham.com.
ALABAMA JAZZ HALL OF FAME (P) 205.254.2731 1631 4TH AVENUE NORTH JAZZHALL.COM
Outside on the sidewalk, visitors can feel the rhythm. From the boogie-woogie beginnings of Clarence Pinetop Smith to the velvet crooning of Nat King Cole, legendary jazz greats are immortalized in the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame within the historic Carver Theatre. Interactive exhibits also recall the contributions of Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Erskine Hawkins, and Sun Ra and His Intergalactic Space Arkestra.
Open: Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm. Admission.
ALABAMA MUSEUM OF THE HEALTH SCIENCES (P) 205.934.4475 LISTER HILL LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM 1700 UNIVERSITY BLVD UAB.EDU/AMHS
Located on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the museum is noted for its collection of small ivory 16th and 17th century anatomical models, a collection of wax moulage and an antique iron lung. The museum also houses a collection of rare and important medical books and manuscripts dating to the Middle Ages.
Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
ALABAMA SPORTS HALL OF FAME (P) 205.323.6665 2150 RICHARD ARRINGTON JR BLVD N ASHOF.ORG
Displays include memorabilia from the late University of Alabama Coach Paul Bear Bryant, a tribute to Olympic great Jesse Owens, and other displays showcasing the careers of Alabama-connected sports figures such as Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Joe Louis. Open: Monday Friday, 9am 5pm. Admission.
ALABAMA THEATRE (P) 205-252-2262 1817 3RD AVENUE NORTH ALABAMATHEATRE.COM
Built in 1927, the Alabama Theatre is one of the nation s last operating movie palaces, featuring first-run and revival films, concerts and other special events. The Mighty Wurlitzer organ still rises from the orchestra pit and is often played to accompany silent films. Tours by appointment. Call for special events schedule. Admission.