Places to Visit


Alabama Constitution Village
109 Gates Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35801
Toll-Free: (800) 678-1819
Phone: (256) 564-8100
Website:http://www.earlyworks.com/the-museums/constitution-village
Burritt on the Mountain
3101 Burritt Drive
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-536-2882
Fax: (256) 532-1784
Website:www.burrittonthemountain.com
EarlyWorks Children's Museum
404 Madison Street
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-564-8107
Website:www.earlyworks.com
Huntsville Botanical Garden
4747 Bob Wallace Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35805
Phone: 256-830-4447
Fax: 256-830-5314
Website:www.hsvbg.org
Huntsville Museum of Art
300 Church Street
Huntsville, AL 35801
Toll-Free: (800) 786-9095
Phone: 256-535-4350
Fax: 256-532-1743
Website:www.hsvmuseum.org
Sci-Quest Science Center
102-D Wynn Drive
Huntsville, AL 35805
Phone: 256-837-0606
Fax: (256) 837-4536
Website:www.sci-quest.org
U.S. Space & Rocket Center
One Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35807
Toll-Free: 800-637-7223
Phone: 256-837-3400
Fax: (256) 837-6137
Website:www.spacecamp.com

Special Events

 
Edward Weston: Leaves of Grass
July 1, 2011 – July 31, 2011
Times:  Tues.-Sun.. 11 AM-4 PM
http://www.hsvmuseum.org/
Phone:  (256) 535-4350
Venue:  Huntsville Art Museum
An exhibition of 53 iconic black and white images by this master American photographer, created in 1941 to illustrate a deluxe edition of Walt Whitman’s epic poem "Leaves of Grass."  Weston visited 24 states & traveled nearly 25,000 miles for this project, working with a large 8 x 10 format camera. The resulting images are exceptionally wide-ranging, with emphasis on the man-altered landscape rather than untouched nature.
A T. Rex Named Sue and Be the Dinosaur
July 1, 2011 – July 31, 2011
Times:  9 AM-9 PM Sun.-Thurs. & Fri.-Sat. 9 AM-11 PM
www.spacecamp.com/museum
Phone:  (256) 837-3400
Admission:  Admission charged
Venue:  U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Presented by the Chicago Field Museum, highligting a full-sized cast of a 42-foot long Tyrannaosaurus rex.  "Be the Dinosaur" takes visitors back 65 million years using advanced computer simulations.
Tremendous Tree Houses with a Splash
July 1, 2011 – July 31, 2011
Times:  Mon.-Sat. 9AM-6 PM, Thurs. 9 AM-8 PM & Sun. Noon-6 PM
www.hsvbg.org
Phone:  (256) 830-4447
Admission:  Admission charged
Venue:  Huntsville Botanical Garden
Concerts in the Courtyard
July 12, 2011
Times:  6-8 PM
www.bridgestreethuntsville.org
Phone:  (256) 327-8400
Admission:  No admission charged
Venue:  Westin Huntsville
Bring your lawn chair & enjoy the "Pla'Station"  Beer, wine & soft drinks will be sold along with mini-barbecue sandwiches, tortilla wraps, mini-burgers, corn dogs, chicken salad croissants & soft pretzels.
Concerts in the Park "#5"
July 25, 2011
Times:  7:30 PM
www.huntsville.org
Phone:  (256) 519-2787
Admission:  No admission charged
Venue:  Big Spring Park
Bring your lawn chair or blanket & a picnic basket & enjoy the sounds of  "The Dawn Osbourne Band" & "The Flashbacks."