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The Ave Maria Grotto, known throughout the world as "Jerusalem in Miniature", is a beautifully landscaped, four-acre park designed to provide a natural setting for the 125 miniature reproductions of some of the most famous historic buildings and shrines of the world. In senic Cullman, Alabama

Cross Carden in Prattville - see homemade folk art crosses on about 11 acres on both sides of County Road 86

Vulcan-The 56-foot Iron Man in Birmingham - when his torch burns red it indicates that there has been a traffic fatality in Birmingham within the last 24 hours. It normally burns green

Alabama tourist destinations, attraction

Battleship Memorial Park - Mobile -the big USS Alabama battleship along with a submarine, and other big war machines

World's Smallest City Block is located at the intersection of North Appletree, Museum, and Troy streets in Dothan. This land triangle features a stop sign, a yield sign, a street sign, and a granite marker placed by the Camellia Garden Club on May 1, 1964 stating that the block is the World's Smallest City Block.

World's Largest Chair? - Anniston, AL - a 33-foot structure built by a local office-supply company.

Rosa Parks Library and Museum - 251 Montgomery Street, Montgomery, Alabama - The interpretive museum occupies the first floor and 7,000 square feet of a three-story, 55,000 square foot building that also contains the TROY-Montgomery Campus Library.

The Capitol - Montgomery, Alabama - Built in 1851

U.S. Space & Rocket Center - One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, Alabama -

Huntsville Depot Museum - 320 Church St, Huntsville, Alabama - uilt circa 1860, the Historic Huntsville Depot is one of the nations oldest remaining railroad structures. Climb aboard locomotives, see Alabama's largest public model railroad, visit the Civil War exhibit and discover graffiti written by soldiers.

Hank Williams Boyhood Home & Museum - Hank Williams' Boyhood Home & Museum at 127 Rose Street, Georgiana Alabama, you'll see the surroundings that influenced country music's greatest legend. Local musicians, including a black street singer known as "Teetot", taught Hank Williams how to play the guitar.

Cook's Natural Science Museum - 412 13th Street SE, Decatur, Alabama - extensive collections of beautiful and exotic insects, mounted birds and animals, rocks and minerals, sea shells and coral. Protected and endangered species are included in the museum's vast collection and many animals are shown in their natural habitats.

Mercedes-Benz US Factory Tour - Mercedes Drive, I-59/20 Exit 89, Tuscaloosa, Alabama - Museum and public plant tours will resume in early 2007

Shorter Mansion - Eufaula, Alabama - built in 1884 the mansion is an excellent example of Neoclassical architecture. It also serves as a museum of six Alabama governors from Barbour County

International Motorsports Hall of Fame - 3198 Speedway Boulevard, Talladega, Alabama - Spanning three buildings and the enclosed courtyard, this collection of history making vehicles

Alabama Theatre - 1817 Third Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama - built in 1927 by Paramount Studios primarily as a movie palace for 55 years, with the exception of the annual Miss Alabama pagent and the weekly Mickey Mouse Club.


 


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