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HUNTSVILLE MUSEUM OF ART • The museum in Big Spring Park has a growing collection of prints, paintings and sculptures. Galleries feature touring exhibits and the museum's permanent collection. 300 Church Street. 256-535-4350. LOWRY HOUSE • An 1850s fully restored home on the National Register of Historic Homes. 1205 Kildare Street. 256-489-9200. LOWE MILL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT • America's largest privately-owned arts center, home to 200+ artists and makers in 131 working studios and several North Alabama premiere events. Wednesday-Saturday. 2211 Seminole Drive. 256-533-0399. A.M. BOOTH'S LUMBERYARD KITCHEN • Kitchen houses restaurant, The Kiln Bar, veranda, patio & courtyard with games & twinkling lights. 108 Cleveland Street. 256-715-7130. MAPLE HILL CEMETERY • The city's historic cemetery dates from 1822 and contains the graves of five governors, Civil War soldiers and many civic leaders. East of California Street. MERRIMACK HALL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER • Includes a 300-seat performance hall, a 3,000 sq. ft. dance studio and rehearsal space. 3320 Triana Boulevard. 256-534-6455. NORTH ALABAMA RAILROAD MUSEUM • Includes a restored depot and walk-through passenger train. Ride the Mercury & Chase Railroad. 694 Chase Road. 256-851-6276. STATE BLACK ARCHIVES/MUSEUM • Chronicles African Ameri- can achievements, the famed Buffalo Soldiers and St. Bartley Church, the state's oldest black church. Alabama A&M campus. 256-372-5846. U.S. SPACE & ROCKET CENTER • America's largest rocket collection plus Apollo spacecraft, Space Shuttle replica, flight simulators and Space Camp. IMAX ® theater. I-565 exit 15. One Tranquility Base. 256-837-3400 or 800-637-7223. U.S. VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM • Displays more than 30 historical military vehicles from World War I to the present, as well as tableaus, artifacts and other memorabilia dating back to the Revolutionary War. 2060-A Airport Road. 256-883-3737. VON BRAUN CENTER • Multi-purpose entertainment, convention and sports complex. Center contains an 10,000- seat arena, concert hall, playhouse, banquet hall and 170,000 square feet of exhibit space. 700 Monroe Street. 256-533-1953. WEEDEN HOUSE MUSEUM • Located in the Twickenham Historic District, the 1819 Federal house was the birthplace of 19th century artist and poet Maria Howard Weeden. 300 Gates Avenue. 256-536-7718. VISITOR CENTERS • For brochures, calendars, hotel information and clues for the Lucky Duck and Trains on Main Scavenger Hunts, visit the Convention & Visitors Bureau Visitor Centers. Located at 500 Church Street NW, Huntsville International Airport, and Redstone Arsenal. 256-533-5723. ALABAMA CONSTITUTION VILLAGE • A living village commemorating Alabama's entry into the Union at the 1819 Constitutional Convention. 109 Gates Ave SW. 256-564-8100 or 800-678-1819. BURRITT ON THE MOUNTAIN • Former home of physician Dr. William Burritt. Historic structures include log cabins, blacksmith shop, church and barnyard. Nature trails. Panoramic views. 3101 Burritt Drive. 256-536-2882. CAMPUS NO. 805 • Retail, dining & entertainment venue featuring two craft breweries and green space. 2620 Clinton Avenue. 256-652-8055. CLINTON ROW PROJECT • A retail incubator for artists, artisans and entrepreneurs. Offering a variety of eclectic creations. 100 Jefferson St., EARLYWORKS Children's History Museum • Youngsters enjoy the story-telling tree, talking clock and a floating keelboat. 404 Madison Street. 256-564-8100 or 800-678-1819. HARMONY PARK SAFARI • A federally-licensed nature pre- serve of free-ranging exotic and endangered animals. Remain in your car on a route to see antelope, buffalo, camel, ostriches, crocodiles. 431 Clouds Cove. 256-723-3880. HARRISON BROTHERS HARDWARE • Established in 1879, Alabama's oldest operating hardware store is operated by the Historic Huntsville Foundation. Nostalgic items displayed and sold. 124 South Side Square. 256-536-3631. HISTORIC DISTRICTS • Twickenham district south and east of the Courthouse Square boasts the state's largest concentration of antebellum homes, dating from 1814. Old Town District features Federal and Victorian homes. Five Points contains many bunga- lows. The railroad runs through Historic Downtown Madison. HISTORIC HUNTSVILLE DEPOT • Limited guided tours of the restored 1860 passenger depot. Civil War exhibits as well as period locomotives and other vehicles are featured. 320 Church Street. 256-564-8100 or 1-800-678-1819. HUNTSVILLE BOTANICAL GARDEN • The 120-acre garden features gardens of roses, herbs, ferns, daylilies and aquatic plants. Nature trails. The Butterfly House is open seasonally. 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue. 256-830-4447. Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau 500 Church Street NW, Suite One • Huntsville, AL 35801 256-533-5723 • 800-SPACE-4-U • CENTRAL TIME ZONE ATTRACTIONS PARKS & RECREATION BIG SPRING INTERNATIONAL PARK • Located in the heart of Huntsville, Big Spring is the site where pioneer John Hunt built a cabin in 1805. The park contains gifts donated by for- eign countries. Panoply Arts Festival is held here. BRAHAN SPRING PARK • City park containing volleyball courts, baseball fields, frisbee golf course, horseshoe pitching pits, playgrounds, picnic areas and lagoons for fishing. Indoor Olympic-size pool. Drake Avenue west of Memorial Parkway. CROSS COUNTRY RUNNING PARK • This well-marked cross country course follows a grassy path for a two-mile or three-mile loop between the old airport runway and golf course. John Hunt Park on Airport Road off U.S. 231 S. DITTO LANDING MARINA • Situated along the Tennessee River with full boating facilities, storage, docks, picnic tables & pavilions, campsites, lighted tennis courts, softball diamond and playground. From South Memorial Parkway, turn east on Hobbs Island Road and right on Ditto Landing Road. 256-882-1057. DUBLIN PARK RECREATION CENTER • Located in Madison, the 60-acre park includes swimming pools, gymnasium with walking track, outdoor walking trail, soccer fields, playground and tennis courts. 8324 Old Madison Pike, Madison. 256-772-9300. GOLF COURSES ROBERT TRENT JONES GOLF TRAIL AT HAMPTON COVE 450 Old Highway 431 S. 256-551-1818. COLONIAL GOLF COURSE 400 Colonial Drive, Meridianville. 256-828-0431. FOX RUN GOLF COURSE 870 McCollum Road, Meridianville. 256-828-7564. MADISON GOLF CENTER 401 Lime Quarry Road, Madison. 256-772-5845. BECKY PEIRCE MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE 2151 Airport Road. 256-880-1151 SUNSET LANDING GOLF COURSE 346 James Record Road. 256-464-5050 HAYS NATURE PRESERVE and GOLDSMITH SCHIFFMAN WILDLIFE SANCTUARY • Comprises 538 acres with 10 miles of trails, suitable for walking or biking. Also part of the NORTH ALA- BAMA BIRDING TRAIL. Located off Hwy. 431 S. 256-427-5116. HUNTSVILLE VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK • Sparkling fountains provide the hub of a semi-circular design that pays homage to America's wartime efforts. 200 Monroe Street NW. ICE COMPLEX • Hosts public skating on two National Hockey League regulation rinks. 3185 Leeman Ferry Road. 256-883-3774. THE LAND TRUST OF NORTH ALABAMA • Year-round hiking/ biking on 60+ miles of public trails dawn to dusk. Scenic mountain vistas and waterfalls on five Nature Preserves offering 4,000+ acres to explore. Trail maps at or call 256.534.LAND. MADISON COUNTY LAKE • A state-owned public lake on 105 acres. Boat rentals, fishing licenses and permits are available. Located on County Lake Road near Gurley. 256-776-4905. MONTE SANO STATE PARK • The 2,000-acre park, offers 14 rustic rental cabins, hiking/walking trails, picnic and playground facilities, RV hook-ups, primitive camping sites, electricity and water. 5105 Nolen Avenue. 256-534-3757. NATURE TRAIL • Located on Green Mountain 12 miles from downtown Huntsville. The 72-acre Nature Trail has wooded paths, a 16-acre lake, picnic pavilion and picnic area, chapel, a covered bridge, wildlife sanctuary, 2 miles of trail and a Braille Trail. South Shawdee Road. 256-883-9501. RECREATION SERVICES • Offering tennis, swimming, athletic activities and passive activities. 256-427-5230. SHARON JOHNSTON PARK • 250-acre park contains 12-acre fishing lake, Olympic pool, sanctioned horse show arena, shelters, campgrounds, special needs playgrounds, grills and shooting range. Coleman Road near New Market. 256-379-2868. TENNIS CENTER • Features 24 lighted rubico courts (soft) with two-story clubhouse and pro shop. 2305 Airport Road. 256-883-3986. 20M.0916.CPMP HUNTSVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 225 Church Street NW, 256-535-2000 REDSTONE ARSENAL INFORMATION 256-876-2151 HUNTSVILLE MUNICIPAL BUILDING 308 Fountain Circle, 256-535-2489 MADISON COUNTY COURTHOUSE 100 Northside Square, 256-532-3300 HUNTSVILLE POLICE 815 Wheeler Avenue, 256-427-7030 HUNTSVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 1000 Glenn Hearn Boulevard, 256-772-9395 HUNTSVILLE UTILITIES 112 Spragins Street NW, 256-535-1200 HUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY 915 Monroe Street, 256-532-5940 HUNTSVILLE HOSPITAL Madison Street at Governors Drive, 256-265-1000 HUNTSVILLE HOSPITAL WOMEN & CHILDREN Governors Drive at Franklin Street, 256-265-1000 CRESTWOOD HOSPITAL 1 Hospital Drive, 256-429-4000 CCI - CLEARVIEW CANCER INSTITUTE 3601 CCI Drive NW, 256-705-4224 JACKSON CENTER 6001 Moquin Drive, 256-327-7320 VA CLINIC 500 Markaview Drive, 256-535-3100 AAA ALABAMA MOTORISTS ASSOCIATION 2625 Memorial Parkway SW, 256-539-7493 GREYHOUND STATION 601 Monroe Street NW, 256-534-1681 MADISON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 130 Park Square Lane, 256-325-8317 MADISON CITY HALL 100 Hughes Road, 256-772-5600 MADISON HOSPITAL 8375 Highway 72 W, 256-265-2012 MADISON POLICE 100 Hughes Road, 256-722-5685 MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY 130 Plaza Blvd., 256-461-0046 Questions? 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