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Oxford Performing Arts Center & Art Galleries

Oxford Performing Arts Center & Art Galleries

  Oxford’s performance and concert venue accommodates 1,130  and is built in the heart of downtown. Now in its third year of operation, the Oxford Performing Arts Center has become a thriving cultural destination to locals and visitors bringing a huge variety of performances to the area. The upcoming season will present more than 40 […]

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Anniston Museum of Natural History

Explore the wilds of Africa, the wonders of the North American wilderness and the mysteries of 2,300 year-old Egyptian Mummies in the Anniston Museum of Natural History. More than 2,000 natural history items are on permanent display. Children can get “hands-on” with nature in the discovery room. In addition to the many indoor attractions, the […]

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Chambers County Museum

Located in the former Central of Georgia railway depot, the Chambers County Museum contains a rich variety of exhibits reflecting life in the county as it was in yesteryear. The depot itself is of masonry construction with a tile roof built in 1908 after fire destroyed the original wood structure. The freight room interior still […]

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Oscar C. Dunn Rotary Environmental Center

The Oscar C. Dunn Rotary Environmental Center is part of Easter Seals Camp ASCCA, a nationally recognized leader in providing outdoor therapeutic recreation for children and adults with disabilities.  Located on the far northern part of Lake Martin,  the Center is open to the public by appointment and is divided into three large areas:  an extraordinary scientific […]

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The Wellborn Musclecar Museum

Open in 2010, the Wellborn MuscleCar Museum houses the world’s largest collection of 1969-1971 Dodge Chargers.  Included in the collection are the famous Daytona wing cars. The musclecar era was a defining period in American history, an indelibly etched component of an entire generation. It remains a significant cultural footprint of rebellion, rock-n-roll and fast […]

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Isabel Anderson Comer Museum & Arts Center

Fine permanent art collection, Indian artifacts, other archaeological finds. Sylacauga History Room, Pioneer Room, Civil War exhibit, WWII memorabilia. Jim Nabors, Bill Nichols, Gen. J.W. Crysel memorabilia. Art exhibits change monthly.

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Randolph County Historical Museum

The Randolph County Historical Museum in Roanoke houses historical artifacts from the entire county, including Native American relics, historical documents, Civil War memorabilia, vintage clothing, and Ella Smith dolls. Open Wednesday and Saturday or by appointment. Address: 809 Main St. Roanoke, AL 36274 Phone: 334-863-5534 or 334-338-5021 Fax: 334-863-5536

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Fred’s Grave (Rockford’s Town Dog)

Rockford’s adopted mascot, Fred the dog, died on December 23, 2002 in a Birmingham animal hospital from a mysterious animal bite. Fred had been a celebrated fixture of the community since he showed up and was nursed back to health in 1993. Though he mostly hung out at Ken’s Package Store, he gained popularity through […]

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Old Rock Jail & Museum

The old Coosa County Jail, also called Old Rock Jail, was built in what would become Rockford in 1825. Today it is a museum and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is open only for certain occasions, though the exterior is publicly accessible. Address: Linn Street, Rockford, AL 35136 GPS Coordinates: […]

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Motor Sports Hall of Fame

One of the International Motorsports Hall of Fame’s highlight features is the Motorsports Museum. Spanning three buildings and the enclosed courtyard, this collection of history making vehicles is priceless. Address:  3366 Speedway Blvd. Talladega, AL 35160 Phone: 877-462-3342 Website: www.motorsportshalloffame.com Hours of Operation: 9am to 4pm every day except holidays Admission Fee:  $12 for adults, […]

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Roanoke Doll Factory

Ella Gannt Smith, artist, inventor, manufactured in this building the famous Roanoke Dolls. The dolls, completely handmade, featured a head molded of plaster of Paris enclosed in a tight cotton fabric cut and stuffed to resemble body, hands and legs. Facial features of each doll were hand-painted, no two being alike. At her death, April […]

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Rainwater Butler Museum

This lovely Victorian structure of Eastlake style built in 1894 is used as a House-Museum and operated by the Childersburg Historic Preservation Commission. The Butler-Harris-Rainwater Museum was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 1996. The “Rainwater House” was given to C.H. Butler as a wedding gift on January 26, 1894 […]

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