Huntsville Depot & Museum features a historic depot that was built in 1860 and is one of the nation's oldest remaining railroad structures. Visitors enjoy viewing Alabama's largest public model railroad, the Civil War exhibit and learning about Alabama's railroad history.
A living history museum at the site of Alabama's Constitutional Convention of 1819. Costumed villagers demonstrate the crafts and traditions of early Alabama. Tour Constitution Hall, historic houses, the garden and the Confectionary Shop. Set against the backdrop of 1819, Alabama's birthplace offers creative hands-on school programs. Open Monday-Saturday.
The Humphreys - Rodgers House was built by David C. Humphreys in 1858 and was later expanded in 1886 by Augustus D. Rodgers. In the 1970s the house was owned by Coca Cola and was used as a company museum, but in 1991 it was donated to the Alabama Constitution Village Foundation and moved to a new location. The now fully restored house boasts period furniture and is an architectural delight.
The North Alabama Railroad Museum is located in Chase, just east of Huntsville. The museum strives to preserve the state's railroad history through a variety of displays and exhibits. The museum is open to visitors from April through October on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 9:30am and 2pm. Historic train excursions are offered through the museum.
The Burritt Museum and Park features Dr. William H. Burritt's unique mansion and 167 acres of land that overlook Huntsville and the Tennessee River valley. The site includes a living history site that interprets rural life during 1850 and 1900, and nature trails. Admission charged to Historic Park.
The Veterans Memorial Museum commemorates the accomplishments of the brave men and women that participated in World War I and subsequent conflicts. Over 30 historical military vehicles are on display at this museum, as well as numerous tableaus, artifacts and other memorabilia.
Early Works Children's Museum is an interactive history museum that educates visitors on the history of Alabama. Talking tree, 46-foot keel boat, working gristmill and talking clock are some of the interactive exhibits that help to relate the history of the state.