Gulf Coast Region

Attractions

Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center - 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.

Mobile Museum of Art - There are more than 6,000 works of art spanning two thousand years of cultural history in the permanent collection of the Mobile Museum of Art. The highlights of the collection include American art of the 1930's and 1940's, 20th century works by Southern artists, art of the French Barbizon school, contemporary American crafts, and American art of the late 19th century.

Bragg-Mitchell Mansion - Surrounded by a grove of stately live oaks, the Bragg-Mitchell Mansion is one of the Gulf Coast's grandest Antebellum Mansions. When it was built in 1855 by Judge John Bragg, the home was the center of the lively social life of the cotton port of Mobile. Today the mansion is the most photographed building in Mobile and offers a rare glimpse life as it was lived in the Old South.

Saenger Theatre Performing Arts Center - The Saenger Theatre Performing Arts Center was built in 1927. The center hosts national and international performers, Broadway musicals, orchestras and more.

Wildland Expeditions - Scenic tours of wetlands, saltwater marshes, wildlife narration. Swamp tours: See alligators, eagles and other swamp wildlife.

El Cazador Museum - Among the artifacts on display is a unique breech loading cannon, a rare find for any shipwreck, the ship's bell, bronze sword handles as well as many specimens from the mint shipment of silver coins ( reales), also known as pieces of eight. These are just a few of the artifacts and treasure salvaged from El Cazador. All on display for your viewing pleasure.


Dauphin Island Sea Lab -
The Dauphin Island Sea Lab is Alabama's marine education and research center. Exciting visual displays and interactive exhibits present an unforgettable educational experience to visitors of the Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Focusing on the four main ecosystems of the Mobile estuary system (the Delta, Mobile Bay, the Barrier Islands and the Gulf of Mexico).

Marietta Johnson Museum - The Marietta Johnson Museum, located in Fairhope, Alabama, is dedicated to one of its most remarkable citizens, the revolutionary educator who founded her school here in 1907. The museum offers books, literature, artifacts, photos and videotapes pertaining to progressive philosophy of Marietta Johnson's School of Organic Education.

Adventure Island - Adventure Island offers 218-hole adventure-style mini-golf courses, go-karts, laser tag, large family arcade, paddle boats, snack bar, virtual reality roller coaster and race car, kiddie rides, remote-controlled boats and much more.

Waterville - Waterville U.S.A., the ultimate in family fun, is a 20 acre Water Park and Amusement Park located in the beach resort community of Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Bellingrath Gardens and Home - Bellingrath Gardens and Home offers 65 landscaped acres. Visitors can also tour the Bellingrath Museum Home or explore Ecological Bayou Boardwalk.

USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park - At Mobileís Battleship Memorial Park, you donít have to look very far to find heroes. From the mighty USS ALABAMA to the Submarine USS DRUM and 23 combat aircraft, the spirit of military pride is alive and well. Voyage through time and revisit an era of adventure and bravery as you tour the many exhibits.

Dauphin Island Park and Beach Board - Dauphin Island features a beach, historic Fort Gaines, the Audubon Bird Sanctuary, Dauphin Island Pier, Cadillac Square and more.

      

    

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