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Alabama Field Trips with Kids

By: Andrea Dillon 

One of the benefits of homeschooling is the freedom and ability to take many field trips and provide real-world experiences for your homeschoolers. Whether it is a visit to a museum, science center, or even a trip to a local post office or fire department, there is something out there to help make the learning fun. Every state has its unique locations that would be fun to visit. We have gathered a list of great places to visit in Alabama with kids. Find your next homeschool field trip below!  

 

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Educational Homeschool Field Trips Ideas In Alabama

Alabama homeschoolers can get out of the house and into the local communities with a fun day trip in Alabama.  Out-of-state homeschoolers can take a vacation and pick a few of these educational, fun locations for things to do in Alabama with kids while you are visiting. 

 

Music / Art Museum Field Trip Ideas 

State / National Park Field Trip Ideas 

Science Center Field Trip Ideas 

Historical Site / History Center Field Trip Ideas

Aquariums / Nature/ Zoo Field Trips

Other Field Trip Ideas 

 


Music / Art Museum Field Trip Ideas   

Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, UAB

 

“Art Connects. AEIVA’s mission is to provide a cultural gateway that enriches and supports accessible learning, research, and thinking for the UAB community, Birmingham, and beyond, through transformative and challenging exhibitions, engaging programming, and purposeful collecting.”

 

Alabama Center for the Arts

 

“The Alabama Center for the Arts represents a unique and dynamic partnership between Calhoun Community College, Athens State University, and the City of Decatur. The Center will be a hub for active and engaged creative activity and learning in an inspiring, vibrant, and supportive environment. The Center will serve people of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels through targeted outreach, partnerships, and programs. As a key resource and driver for arts activities and education, the Center will enhance the civic and cultural life of the community.”

 

Alabama Contemporary Art Center

 

“Founded in 1999, Alabama Contemporary Art Center is a non-profit contemporary arts center located on Cathedral Square in the heart of Mobile’s historic downtown. We are a non-collecting organization that is committed to the work of living artists. We serve our community by originating ten to twelve exhibitions a year, offering public programming, adult and children’s education, and outreach programming. Through guest curatorship, artist residencies, and our Independent Projects program, we create sustainable opportunities for curators and artists worldwide to make work, take risks, and explore divergent paths.”

 

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

Founded in 1978, the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame honors the pioneers who shaped jazz history as well as the players, the teachers, and the community leaders who gave rise to the art form.

 

Alabama Music Hall of Fame

“The Alabama Music Hall of Fame was a dream and goal of the Muscle Shoals Music Association, a Shoals area based professional organization of recording studio owners, producers, musicians, songwriters and other music professionals. In 1980, through their efforts, the State legislature, with leadership of State Senator Bobby Denton, created a state agency, the Alabama Music Hall of Fame Board, with a mandate to honor all of this state’s great music achievers, and to build a facility in which to showcase these talented individuals and their accomplishments.”

 

Birmingham Museum of Art

The Birmingham Museum of Art is the home to a diverse collection of more than 27,000 paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, and decorative arts dating from ancient to modern times. The museum provides various activities for all ages to help spark creativity and imagination. 

 

Carnegie Visual Arts Center

“Since our opening in 2003, the vision of the Carnegie Visual Arts Center in Decatur, Alabama, has been to provide educational and cultural opportunities to the community. Through our programs, collections, and events, we want to encourage a greater involvement in art at all levels and ages. Not only do we want our visitors and students to enjoy the visual art they view here at the Carnegie, but we also want them to leave with new and innovative knowledge they can share with the community.”

 

Eastern Shore Art Center

“The Eastern Shore Art Association was founded in 1954 by a group of local artists and art patrons who recognized the importance of art to a meaningful and full community life. Construction began that same year on a one room gallery on the site of the former Pinewood Pottery Studio that had operated in Fairhope for over twenty years making functional ceramics from local clay. The Art Center (first dedicated in 1965) has continued to grow in that same location over the past 50 years to a facility that houses five exhibit galleries and four teaching studios. ESAC now includes among its activities monthly exhibits; quarterly classes for adults and children; an annual outdoor show; monthly Art Walks; outreach programs for assisted living residents and children and adults with disabilities and chronic illnesses; and extensive programs for both public art and arts education in local schools.”

 

Hank Williams Museum

“The Hank Williams Museum houses the most complete collection of Hank Williams’ memorabilia. A visit to the Hank Williams Museum in Montgomery is a visit into the past, a past that continues today, the life and times of Hank Williams.”

 

Heritage Hall

“Heritage Hall’s mission is to provide education in and enjoyment of the Arts to the greater Talladega community and facilitate the celebration and understanding of our rich history. The Museum and Arts Center, located in the heart of Talladega’s historic Silk Stocking District, has been open to the public since 1979. Housed in the former Jemison-Carnegie Public Library building originally built in 1908, Heritage Hall is outfitted as an exhibition space and historical archive. Architecture buffs will appreciate the soaring 18 foot ceilings and classic interior columns of the Beaux Arts Classic style building, as well as the rare freestanding staircase leading down to the intimate, less formal lower galleries. Heritage Hall Museum and Arts Center also presents an arts enrichment program for elementary age students, which includes “Arts Camp for Kids” and “Art in the Schools”. Art classes, lectures and workshops are offered for arts enthusiasts and students of all ages. Lectures, workshops and cultural events are scheduled year-round, in collaboration with city and local area businesses and institutions. Heritage Hall is widely acknowledged as one of the vital cultural assets of East Central Alabama.”

 

Huntsville Museum of Art 

The Huntsville Museum of Art, founded in 1970, sits in Big Springs Park and serves to bring people and art together through acquiring, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting the highest quality works of art.

 

Imagination Place Children’s Museum at the Center for Cultural Arts

Imagination Place is for children ages 2 through 10. The museum hosts the permanent exhibit KidsTown USA, where everything is child-sized and child-friendly. The museum also offers other areas for your child to play, explore, create, and learn.

 

Johnson Center for the Arts

“The Johnson Center for the Arts is housed in one of Troy, Alabama’s historic treasures, a classical-revival style post office, circa 1910, located just off the square in downtown Troy. The government facility remained in service until 1980, but it sat empty until 2000. That same year, the Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center Board of Directors was formed. Fearing the structure’s impending demolition, the Board purchased the handsome structure in order to preserve it and create the only cultural arts center in Pike County. Founded as a 501(c)(3) corporation to advance the growth and knowledge of art and to provide county wide art education opportunities such as art exhibits that would benefit the citizens of Troy, Pike county and the surrounding counties, the Johnson Center for the Arts accommodates an audience of over 400 and is, also, home to seven galleries including the 1400 square foot, two-story main gallery.”

 

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University

“The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University welcomes everyone to explore, experience and engage with the visual arts in service to the region and the nation. The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University, a cultural heart of an Alabama public research institution, is guided by a set of core values that serve its communities.”

 

Kentuck Art Center

“Kentuck Art Center provides year-round programming with the mission to perpetuate the arts, engage the community, and empower the artist. Kentuck’s programming includes opportunities to interact with art and culture seven days a week for free. By offering a portion of Kentuck’s programming for free, this expands access to art and culture to our local underserved and most vulnerable communities. Kentuck firmly believes art should be for everyone, and we are constantly seeking ways to improve the quality and expand the reach of our programming. The Kentuck Festival of the Arts, held yearly in October, serves as Kentuck’s largest revenue generator and informs the organization’s budget for the following fiscal year. Scroll down to learn more about offered programs and latest initiatives.”

 

Mobile Museum of Art

The Mobile Museum of Art houses a collection of over 10,000 artworks in a variety of mediums such as sculpture, painting, crafts, and paper art. The museum also hosts a variety of classes to help educate and spread the love of art. 

 

Wiregrass Museum of Art

The Wiregrass Museum of Art provides innovative educational programs that engage diverse audiences through the collection and exhibition of quality works.


State/National Park Field Trip Ideas 

Get out and into the world with state and national park field trip ideas. Many of these locations hold a variety of history, science, and nature for your homeschoolers to enjoy.  

  • “The Alabama State Parks Division operates and maintains 21 state parks encompassing approximately 48,000 acres of land and water in Alabama. The parks range from Gulf Coast beaches to Appalachian Mountains providing opportunities and facilities from basic day-use activities to resort convention lodging, restaurant and golfing areas.” 

  • Get connected with Alabama National Parks! “Since 1916, the National Park Service has been entrusted with the care of our national parks. With the help of volunteers and partners, we safeguard these special places and share their stories with more than 318 million visitors every year.”

   

 


Science / Natural History Center Field Trip Ideas 

 

Alabama Museum of Natural History

“The Alabama Museum of Natural History, with thousands of invaluable specimens from all lines of scientific research, is a lasting monument to the energy, labor, and love exhibited by Dr. Eugene Allen Smith. He was appointed as state geologist in 1873 and Dr. Smith spent nearly 40 years surveying, mapping, and collecting scientific specimens throughout the state of Alabama.”

 

Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences

“Seven hundred years of medicine and ill health are represented with instruments, equipment, specimens and models used by healthcare professionals around the world. Experience the history of medicine, its immeasurable progress and devastating challenges, through the collections of the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.”

 

Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa

“Welcome to the Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa! CHOM, where children Explore, Create and Discover every time they visit! We inspire learning and growth through the power of PLAY! Learning through play is what our exhibits are all about, with S.T.E.A.M. fun and exciting experiences waiting for families with newborns through 13 years. Museum exhibits, Saturday theme days, holiday celebrations, special programs, the BEST field trips and parties are all waiting! Remember, children must be

accompanied by adults 18 years of age or older, and adults must be accompanied by children under 18 years old to visit CHOM.”

 

Exploreum Science Center

“With numerous interactive exhibits, thought-provoking larger-than-life Giant Screen films, and fun, hands-on educational programming, the Exploreum Science Center aspires to increase science literacy among the people of south Alabama and the Gulf Coast region, residents and visitors alike. By sparking imagination, creating curiosity and instilling a sense of wonder in the world, the Exploreum has been a cornerstone of informal learning on the Gulf Coast since its inception more than 35 years ago.  Thanks to the ongoing support of the community – visionary civic leaders, generous donors and volunteers – the Exploreum continues to offer educational opportunities in a fun learning environment.”

 

The Gulf Coast Exploreum

The Exploreum is an exceptional regional science center for adventurers of all ages. Interactive science exhibits and big-screen films provide everyone an entertaining outing for the mind.

 

McWane Center

Explore science through wonder and curiosity at the McWane Science Center. Check out the interactive exhibits, weekly programming, and other fun attractions 

 

Marshall Space Flight Center 

Learn about space and science Marshall Space Flight Center. The center can help students develop an interest in mathematics and science, all while learning about careers in engineering and aerospace.

 

Turtle Point Science Center

The Turtle Point Science Center is a hands-on science center that features animal encounters, a butterfly house, vegetable garden, herb garden, fish pond, and boardwalk.

 

U.S. Space and Rocket Center

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center regularly features traveling exhibits from around the world as well as other interactive NASA exhibits, astronomy shows, live entertainment, and a state-of-the-art INTUITIVE® Planetarium.

 

 


 

Historical Site / History Center Field Trip Ideas 

 

Alabama Constitution Village

Take a journey to the past to Huntsville in 1819 by visiting Constitution Hall Park. 

 

Alabama Agricultural Museum

The Alabama Agricultural Museum provides a living history farm from the 1800s, a one-room schoolhouse, a general store, turn-of-the-century church, wildlife exhibits, a planetarium, and much more.

 

Alabama Historical Radio Society Museum

“Alabama Historical Radio Society (AHRS) was founded in 1989 as a non-profit organization by Don Kresge, a retired General Electric Company engineer, who worked with Edwin Armstrong, the inventor of FM Radio,  and was a resident of Birmingham. The Society was formed to provide an opportunity for people of all ages to join together and pursue their interest in vintage broadcast radio, vintage radio equipment and broadcasting. Whether a person enjoys listening to music, old radio broadcasts, or actually restoring old radios, the society has a place for them. The Society maintains a museum of historic radio equipment and memorabilia, known as the Don Kresge Memorial Radio Museum, in the atrium of the Alabama Power Building at 600 18th Street North in downtown Birmingham, where visitors can view restored vintage radio and related equipment. The exhibit includes one of only two known surviving copies of the “Superflex” radio. The Society also owns the second copy. The Superflex is a broadcast radio receiver, manufactured in 1927 by the Radio Products Corporation, a company headquartered in North Birmingham.”

 

Alabama State Capitol 

For 150 years, the Alabama State Capitol has overlooked downtown Montgomery from its hilltop setting. This National Historic Landmark is a working museum of state history and politics.

 

Aliceville Museum

“The Aliceville Museum started in the 1980s as an exhibit in a single room at the Aliceville Public Library.  In 1993, with the donation of the former Aliceville Coca-Cola Bottling Plant buildings and property to the Museum by the Coca-Cola Bottling Plant of Meridian Mississippi, the Museum began to grow tremendously.  Today, the Museum boasts four extensive exhibits filling three large buildings and a courtyard in downtown Aliceville.”

 

American Village Citizenship Trust 

The American Village Citizenship Trust helps students learn about American Revolution history through educational programs and courses.

 

Arlington Historic House

“Arlington is a fine example of Greek Revival architecture dating from the 1840s. Originally called “The Grove” the house was built by Judge William S. Mudd, one of the ten founders of Birmingham, and is the only remaining antebellum mansion remaining in Birmingham. Shortly before the end of the Civil War, General James Wilson arrived with over 13,000 troops and using Arlington as his headquarters, planned the destruction of the Confederate iron furnaces and the military school at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The property went through several owners and in 1902 became the home of Robert S. Munger. Over the next twenty years he did many renovations including plumbing and electric lights. He had another structure moved across the street behind the main house which was used for a kitchen, dining room, sun parlor and sleeping quarters. Mr. Munger also had one of the first “motor cars” in Birmingham. Located on six acres in the heart of Old Elyton, the first permanent County Seat of Jefferson County, Arlington is a center for historical, cultural, and civic activities.”

 

Bankhead House & Heritage Center

“When acquiring the home and stating its purpose, John T. Oliver, Jr., past President and founding Board Member of Walker Area Community Foundation said “It has long been our belief that our town needed a proper place to display and recognize our rich heritage, as well as a place to host cultural events. This colonial revival home – when restored to its original dignity will provide just such a venue. It will provide space for exhibits, art shows, book signings, storytelling and similar events.” We strive each day to showcase the past, present and future of Walker County and the surrounding area through a wide variety of exhibits that change every three to four months along with hosting events, such as Heritage Fun Day, concerts and movie nights.”

 

Battleship Memorial Park

Take a voyage through time and revisit an era of adventure and bravery as you tour our many exhibits from the USS Battleship Alabama to the submarine USS Drum. 

 

Belle Mont 

Belle Mont Mansion is one of Alabama’s crowning architectural achievements. The mansion is one of a few Palladian-style houses in the Deep South.

 

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute takes its visitors on one of this nation’s most significant journeys by capturing the spirit and courage of countless individuals. Explore interactive programs, role-play, oral histories, and documentary films about the civil rights movement’s complexities.

 

Black Belt Museum

“The mission of the Black Belt Museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret the landscape and rich history of the Black Belt of Alabama and Mississippi. The Black Belt Museum is dedicated to the idea that the Black Belt is a fascinating region with unique culture and geography, underserved by the disciplines of natural history, history and the humanities, and well-worthy of study and celebration.”

 

Blountsville Historical Park

“The Historical Park located in Blountsville, AL is home to the Blountsville Historical Society.  This park has on display some of the finest log cabins in existence today.  Most of the buildings have period furnishings and have been restored.”

 

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion

“The mission of the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion is to inspire, to educate, and to facilitate historic and cultural preservation for our community and for its future generations through historical tours and elegant Southern entertaining.”

 

Cherokee County Historical Museum

“The purpose of the Cherokee County Historical Museum is to collect, protect, preserve, manage, describe, organize and make available for research, materials related to the history of Cherokee County, to provide facilities for the retention and servicing of such records and to facilitate the efficient management of these records for ;future generations.”

 

Conde-Charlotte Museum

“Near the banks of the Mobile River, the Condé-Charlotte Museum began its life as Mobile’s first courthouse and jail, eventually becoming the beloved home of the Kirkbride family. It now stands as a historic house museum, full of antiques and period furnishings, which reflect Mobile’s history under five flags: French, English, Spanish, Confederate and American.”

 

Confederate Memorial Park

Confederate Memorial Park is the site of Alabama’s only Confederate Soldiers’ Home. The site operated from 1902-1939 as a haven for disabled or indigent veterans of the Confederate army, their wives, and widows.

 

Cullman County Museum

“The Cullman County Museum is located in a replica of the home of John Cullmann, the namesake of the city and county of Cullman, Alabama. John Cullmann was a farsighted visionary from Germany who founded a colony made up of like-minded German immigrants. On Aug. 31, 1975, a dream came true for local lovers of history and its preservation with the establishment of a Museum to showcase Cullman’s unique history. The home’s design was influenced by Swiss architecture with a narrow front porch extending its width, gingerbread trim and twin towers from which, in John Cullmann’s day, flew the German and American flags.”

 

Fendall Hall

Fendall Hall, one of Alabama’s most outstanding examples of Italianate architecture, records the story of its prominent residents and Eufaula’s rise as a major shipping and trading point. 

 

Foley Railroad Museum & Model Train Exhibit

“Built in 1909, the depot was the city’s hub of activity for over 60 years. Today, visit the historic depot to see photos, tools and memorabilia documenting Foley’s history and the important part the railroad played in developing this area.”

 

Fort Gaine

“The well-preserved ramparts of Fort Gaines have guarded the entrance to Mobile Bay for more than 150 years. Now a historic site, the Fort stands at the eastern tip of Dauphin Island where it commands panoramic views of the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The Fort was recently designated as one of the Eleven Most Endangered Historic Sites in America due to on-going shoreline erosion. Fort Gaines is one of the key sites in the famous Battle of Mobile Bay where Admiral Farragut shouted his now-famous order, “Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!” The fort has original cannons, a blacksmith shop, kitchens, a museum, gift shop, and tunnels. Fort Gaines provides guided tours for groups of 15 people are more with at least two weeks in advanced notice for booking and that they are done by our own soldier in period uniform which will bring history to life including cannon firing demonstration and blacksmithing.”

 

Fort Mims 

The Fort Mims site commemorates the battle that led to the Creek War of 1813-14. Considered a significant archeological site, this fort offers historical perspective and free admission.

 

Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan is famous for its role in the Battle of Mobile Bay during the Civil War. Perfect for history lessons and sightseeing.

 

Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park 

Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park is an important archaeological site. This area, where the Coosa and Tallapoosa meet to form the mighty Alabama River, has been occupied for 10,000 years.

 

Freedom Rides Museum 

On May 20, 1961, Freedom Riders, black and white, male and female, none of them older than 22, stepped off a bus at the Montgomery Greyhound Station on May 20, 1961. They were prepared to meet mob violence with non-violence and courage. They made farewell letters and wills. Their goal was to help end racial segregation in public transportation. And they did. This Museum documents that history.

 

Gaineswood

Gaineswood, a National Historic Landmark, was constructed over an 18 years (1843-1861). Owner and architect Nathan Bryan Whitfield produced a series of elaborate interior suites with domed ceilings. He adopted many details from popular architectural pattern books by Minard Lafever and others.

 

Guntersville Museum

“Welcome to the Guntersville Museum located in the historic rock Armory. With its location at the southernmost point of the Tennessee River, Lake Guntersville provides a unique vantage point on history and the culture of the region. As a living repository, the Museum offers visitors a chance to explore everything from Native American artifacts to interesting local personalities.”

 

History Museum of Mobile

“The History Museum of Mobile collects, preserves, safeguards, and interprets over 117,000 objects – artifacts that hold vital information about Mobile and the surrounding area’s pasts, constitute the City of Mobile’s cultural heritage, and will continue to be invaluable sources for present and future generations of citizens. Through programs, publications, and exhibitions of enduring quality, the Museum encourages discovery and understanding of our shared history.”

 

Lee County Historical Society

The Lee County Historical Society is a re-created 1850’s village just outside of Auburn. Learn about the past through buildings like the general store, doctor’s office, agricultural barn with antique farm tools and implements, and more. 

 

Magnolia Grove 

Magnolia Grove was the boyhood home of Spanish-American War hero and U.S. Congressman Richmond Pearson Hobson. Located in Greensboro, AL this historic, antebellum home offers a glimpse into the past.  

 

Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum

“Located at Tuscaloosa’s historic Queen City Park along the Black Warrior River, the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum advances knowledge and appreciation of Tuscaloosa’s local and regional history and natural resources through exhibits, museum educational programs, and educational outreach efforts.”

 

North Alabama Railroad Museum

The North Alabama Railroad Museum offers a look into railroad history with a vintage train ride, original Chase Depot, and more.  

 

Old Cahawba Archaeological Park

Old Cahawba is Alabama’s most famous ghost town. Get outdoors and explore Alabama’s first capital city that was deserted by the 1900s.

 

Pond Spring 

Pond Spring is the General Joe Wheeler Home in Lawrence County in north Alabama. The 50-acre site includes 12 historic buildings, gardens, and archaeological features that date back almost 5,000 years.

 

Southern Environmental Center (SEC)

“The Southern Environmental Center (SEC) is the largest educational facility of its kind in Alabama, dedicated to showing individuals how they can protect and improve their local environments. In addition to its award-winning Interactive Museum and the Hugh Kaul EcoScape garden on the campus of Birmingham-Southern College, the SEC is also active in the community. It has initiated a number of model partnerships targeting water quality, smog, and sprawl; its EcoScape program is nationally recognized as a model for urban revitalization; and the SEC co-manages the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve, home to three federally endangered species of fish.”

 

Southern Museum of Flight

The Southern Museum of Flight is one of the largest aviation museums in the Southeast. The 75,000 square foot facility houses over 100 aircraft, as well as engines, models, artifacts, photographs, and paintings.

 

The University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park 

This Native American heritage site provides a look into the history of a robust prehistoric community that, at its peak, was America’s largest city north of Mexico.


Aquariums / Nature Centers / Zoo Field Trips

 

Aldridge Gardens

“Since Aldridge Gardens opened in 2002, the 30-acre former property of well-known horticulturist Eddie Aldridge and his wife Kay has become a popular attraction in the greater Birmingham area. Our garden showcases hydrangeas, including the Snowflake Hydrangea, which was patented by Mr. Aldridge and is now the official flower of the City of Hoover. The Gardens host plant sales, art exhibits and shows, classes and seminars, bird walks, fishing days and more. Other features include an event venue and gallery in the couple’s former home, an education building, an outdoor pavilion, a five-acre lake and a half-mile walking trail.”

 

Bellingrath Gardens and Home

“It is our passion at Bellingrath Gardens and Home to preserve and enhance the 65-acre garden and grand estate home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath.”

 

Birmingham Zoo

Learn about approximately 700 animals of 230 species and endangered species from 6 continents. The zoo also offers Homeschool at the Zoo

 

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Study plants, gardens, and the environment at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Offering free admission 365 days of the year, this biodiverse destination also boasts the only public horticultural library in the US. 

 

Desoto Caverns

Desoto Caverns features beautiful caverns and over 20 activities for all ages!

 

Landmark Park

“Exciting family oriented activities await you and your family at Landmark Park. The 150-acre park is a perfect place to enjoy a picnic, take a stroll along an elevated boardwalk, hike a nature trail, learn about stars or see an 1890’s living history farm. Special events take place throughout the year. Memberships are available, and classroom and homeschool teachers are encouraged to register for field classes at Landmark Park. Several areas of the park are also available for rent for your own special occasion.”

 

Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

This 35,000-acre refuge attracts thousands of wintering waterfowl each year. The refuge also manages and protects habitat for 12 federally listed endangered or threatened species.

 

Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum

With over 500 animals from five different continents, the Montgomery Zoo will offer lots of learning experiences for your family.


 

Other Field Trip Ideas 

 

Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame is a place to preserve and perpetuate the names, deeds, and records of those, living and dead, who by achievement or service, have brought lasting fame and honor to the State of Alabama and themselves through their outstanding accomplishments.

 

Events 

Are you still looking for more ideas for field trips in Alabama? Check out our event section for Alabama day trips and more! If you have an event that you want to share, please add it as well. 

 

Do you have a location that would make a good field trip in Alabama? Let me know in the comments below or contact me to get it added! 

 

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