A living village in historic downtown Montgomery consisting of more than forty varied structures, ranging from rustic to elegant, reflecting the life of the Deep South from 1817 - 1920.
The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts has been a showcase for the visual arts in Central Alabama. The museum features one of the finest collections and facilities for the study of works on paper of any municipal museum in the country. Located in the Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts is a premier attraction offering an array of art exhibitions, a hands-on children's interactive gallery, dining, and shopping.
Dedicated to the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, Rosa Parks, this museum chronicles the incident that inspired thousands of Americans to question segregation laws. The museum features a street scene that reenacts Rosa Park's arrest. The struggle of early civil rights soldiers is explored through several exhibits.
At the Civil Rights Memorial Center, visitors have the chance to learn about civil rights martyrs and see several exhibits that chronicle the movement. Docents provide an interactive and educational tour through the center.
The museum features original art works, memorabilia and artifacts in the 1930s of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. Exhibits include a 25-minute video, photos, articles, manuscripts (partial), and Scott’s books in many languages.
The Old Alabama Town features a collection of more than forty restored Alabama structures depicting life in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
African American Cultural Center at ASU
A wealth of civil rights exhibits and African-American cultural exhibits are on display at Arizona State University's African American Cultural Center. Lectures and stories from Civil Rights Movement participants are also offered here.
Hank Williams Museum
The Hank Williams Museum houses Hank's 1952 Cadillac, in which he made his final journey. The Oakwood Cemetery is the resting place of Hank and Audrey and is only five minutes away, as is the life size statue located in Lister Hill Park across from the City Auditorium, where Hank's funeral was held. Take exit 172 from Interstate 65-Downtown-left on Commerce Street.