History

Organizations that preserve, study, discuss, or in any way enjoy history.

Weeden House Museum

Information last updated July 11, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

The Weeden House Museum is open to the public for tours Wednesday – Saturday from 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM. They recommend that you call ahead as the museum may be rented for a private event.

Contact 1
Street Address: 
300 Gates Avenue Southeast,
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35801
Work phone: 
(256)536-7718

The Lowry House

Information last updated July 11, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Open Monday till Thursday 11-3

Notes or comments: 

The Historic Lowry House, a 3000 square foot Italianate-Federal style home, was purchased by Louie and Jane Tippett in 1998. After an extensive 4 year restoration process, The Lowry House has been restored to itʼs original beauty, and placed on The National Register of Historical Places. The Lowry House offers a lovely historic home filled with antiques set on gorgeous manicured lot.

The Lowry House prides itself on providing you with a personal touch. You are specially attended to by co-owner, Jane Tippett and family. Our mission is for you to feel you have stepped back in time to a day where hospitality and personal service was the norm, and not the exception.

Contact 1
First name: 
The Lowry House
Street Address: 
1205 Kildare Street
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35801
Work phone: 
256-489-9200

Davidson Center for Space Exploration - U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Information last updated July 10, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Hours:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve,
Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Notes or comments: 

About the U.S. Space & Rocket Center...

Overview:

Home to Space Camp and Aviation Challenge, The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world. Our facilities include Spacedome Theater, Rocket Park, the Education Training Center, which houses NASA's Educator Resource Center, and more. Click here to learn more about the U.S. Space & Rocket Center and its history.

Contact 1
First name: 
U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Street Address: 
One Tranquiltiy Base
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35801
Work phone: 
(256) 837-3400
Cell phone: 
(256) 721-7218
Home phone: 
(800) 637-7223
Fax: 
(256) 837-6137

Historic Huntsville Depot

Information last updated July 10, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Summer Hours:
Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm (June-August)

Closed: Thanksgiving, Dec 24 & 25, all of Jan & Feb.

Limited hours first 2 weeks of May due to Whistlestop

*** Please contact or look for updates on website for hours outside of summer***

Notes or comments: 

Hear the rattle of the tracks and the engineer's whistle as you experience life on the rails in 1860. Discover Civil War graffiti & listen as Andy, the robotic ticket agent, tells of Alabama's railway history.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Depot served as the local passenger house & the corporate offices for the eastern division of the Memphis & Charleston Railroad. An active passenger station until 1968, the original depot building now stands as a symbol of Huntsville's transportation history and city growth.

Contact 1
First name: 
Historic Huntsville Depot
Street Address: 
320 Church St NW
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35801
Work phone: 
256-564-8100
Cell phone: 
(800) 678-1819

EarlyWorks Children's History Museum

Information last updated July 10, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Hours of Operation:
Summer Hours Mon-Sat 9am-4pm (June-August)
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Years Day.

***Please see website link for any updates on seasonal hour changes***

Contact 1
First name: 
EarlyWorks
Street Address: 
404 Madison Street
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35801
Work phone: 
256-564-8100
Cell phone: 
256-564-8107

Constitution Village ( Alabama Constitution Village)

Information last updated July 10, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Hours of Operation:
Summer Hours Mon-Sat 9am-4pm (June-August)
Nov & Dec hours are adjusted for Santa's Village.
Closed Jan & Feb.

Contact 1
First name: 
Alabama Constitution Village
Street Address: 
109 Gates Avenue
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35801
Work phone: 
(256) 564-8100
Cell phone: 
(800) 678-1819

Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial

Information last updated July 6, 2012.

General info
Meeting location: 

The Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial is conveniently located with easy access from downtown Huntsville and from I-565. There is parking along Monroe Street for easy accessibility.

Meeting times: 

Please contact for more information.

Notes or comments: 

Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial is home of any purchased bricks in memory of any Veterans from the county.

Contact 1
First name: 
HuntsvilleMadisonCountyVeterans Mem. Inc
Last name: 
Mailing Address
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 16030
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35802
Work phone: 
(256)604-3896

Veterans Memorial Museum

Information last updated July 6, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Please contact for any further information.

Notes or comments: 

The Museum is dedicated to promoting and disseminating the accomplishments of American military men and women. Our emphasis is on participants of World War I and subsequent conflicts, whose survivors and families can use the Museum facilities to reminisce on their own experiences and those of parents, grandparents, and other close relatives.

Contact 1
First name: 
Veterans Memorial Museum
Street Address: 
2060A Airport Road
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35801
Work phone: 
(256) 883-3737

Alabama Center of Military History Inc.

Information last updated July 6, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Please contact for more information.

Notes or comments: 

The Alabama Center of Military History Inc., which operates The Veterans Memorial Museum, is a non-profit, tax exempt (501c3) educational institution for the purpose of historical preservation, public display, and public education.

Contact 1
First name: 
Veterans Memorial Museum
Street Address: 
2060A Airport Road
City: 
Huntsville
State: 
AL
Zip: 
35801
Work phone: 
(256) 883-3737

Archaeological Institute of America, North Alabama Society

Information last updated April 20, 2012.

General info
Meeting times: 

Please follow the link to the website for more information.

Syndicate content