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  Birmingham

  Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

  Carver Theatre

  1631 Fourth Avenue North

  Birmingham  AL  35203    

  Phone  205 254-2731

  Web Site www.digitrends.com/jazz/

  E-mail  mailto:tours@jazzhall.com

  Description  Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton - from boogie

                    woogie to jazz space music

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Music

  New or Updated:  8/22/2007


Alabama
Georgiana
Hank Williams Museum
118 Commerce Street
Georgiana AL  36033
Phone 
334 262-3600
Web Site  www.hitdude.com/hank.html
Description  houses famous country singer's Cadillac and memorabilia
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Industry /Profession Music

Alabama
Mobile
Mardi Gras Cottage Museum
300 Oakleigh Place
Mobile AL  36604
Phone
334 432-6161
Web Site  http://www.historicmobile.org/
E-mail  mailto:hmps@bellsouth.net
Description  part of Oakleigh complex, explores Mardi Gras in Mobile
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 

  AL

  Mobile

  Medical Museum of the South

  1504 Springhill Avenue

  U South Alabama

  Mobile   AL 36604    

  Phone   334 434-5055

  Web Site  http://www.inusa.com/tour/al/mobile/eichold.htm

  Description  located in lobby of first medical college in the state

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:    8/24/2004

Phoenix Fire Museum
203 S Claborne St #D
Mobile AL   36602
Phone 
334 208-7554
Web Site  *****
E-mail  mailto:glrrlg@alaska.net
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession Firefighting

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park
2703 Battleship Parkway
Mobile AL   36601
Phone
334 433-2703
Web Site  www.ussalabama.com/
Toll Free  800 426-4929
Alt Web  www.acan.net/recreation/uss_alabama.html
Description battleship and submarine
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Building Type Ship
Industry /Profession  Naval
Era  WW II

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  AL

  Montevallo

  Aldrich Coal Mine Museum

  137 Highway 203

  Montevallo  AL   35115    

  Phone  205 665-2886

  Web Site http://www.cityofmontevallo.com/Default.asp?ID=126

  Description  located in former company store, mining history, simulated coal mine

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type  Commercial

  Industry  Mining

  New or Updated:   4/6/2007


Alabama
Montgomery
Hank Williams Memorial & Museum
118 Commerce Street
Montgomery AL  36104
Phone 
334 262-3600
Web Site www.hitdude.com/hank.html
Description  Holds country music star's Cadillac and other memorabilia
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Industry /Profession  Music


 
AL

  Salem

  Lunchbox Museum

  888 Old Salem

  Salem   AL 36874    

  Phone   334 749-1925

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attract/GACOLlunch.html

  Description  2000 lunchboxes to look at or buy

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  New or Updated:  8/28/2004

Alabama
Selma
National Voting Rights Museum
1012 Water Avenue
PO Box 2516
Selma AL  36702
Phone 
334 418-0800
Web Site  www.selmaalabama.com/
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Civil Rights
Group Identity  African American

Alabama
Talladega
International Motorsports Museum & Hall of Fame
3198 Speedway Boulevard
Talladega AL  35160
Phone 
256 362-5002
Web Site  www.motorsportshalloffame.com/
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Automotive
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Research /Reading  Library

Alabama
Tuscaloosa
Paul W Bryant Museum
300 Paul Bryant Drive NW
Tuscaloosa AL  35401
Phone 
205 348-4668
Web Site  www.ua.edu/bryant.htm
Description  Paul "Bear" Bryant  - famous college football coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Industry /Profession  Football

Alabama
Tuscumbia
Alabama Music Hall of Fame
617 Highway 72
Tuscumbia AL 35674
Phone
256 381-4417
Web Site www.alamhof.org
E-mail mailto:info@alamhof.org
Description  All aspects of music, including artists, songwriters, management, publishing
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Entertainment
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Industry /Profession  Music
Research /Reading  Archives

Alabama
Tuskegee
Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multicultural Center
104 S Elm Street
PO Box 830768
Tuskegee AL 36083
Phone
334 724-0800
Web Site http://community.al.com/cc/tuskegee
Description Tells the story of the infamous Tuskegee Syphilis Study , offers walking tours
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Civil Rights

Alabama
Vance
Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center
Mercedes Drive
PO Box 100
Vance AL 35490
Phone
205 507-2255
Alt Phone 205 507-2266
Web Site www.mbusi.com/
Alt Web www.bamabenz.com
Description history of the company and the automobile next to their only US factory
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Automotive

 


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