Top 5 Family Friendly Activities In Montgomery Alabama
Whether you live in Montgomery or are on vacation finding family friendly activities can be kinda tough. My family and I live just outside of Montgomery and we are always looking for more family friendly activities! Anything to get us out of the house for a few hours. Some of our favorite things to do are listed below with a few still on our to do list. What are some of your favorite activities in Montgomery? Let us know in the comments below!
Since opening its doors in 1995, The MOOseum has been the premier venue for children and adults alike to learn more about Alabama’s beef cattle industry. Whether you’re a history buff looking to explore the timeline of the past or a parent who wants your children to learn in a hands-on environment, The MOOseum is ready for your visit. This hands-on children’s educational center has a unique agricultural theme. Let your kids be cowboys and cowgirls with interactive displays and dress-up fun! Free admission. Schedule a tour today!
The Montgomery Zoo
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Take a walk on the wild side at the Montgomery Zoo, where over 500 animals await in natural habitats divided into five continents. The 40-acre, AZA-accredited Zoo is alive with exotic animals and lush vegetation. Embark on an educational adventure and see African Elephants, North American River Otters and even hand-feed Giraffes at the Zoo’s Giraffe Encounter. Paddleboats, a playground and a train traversing the Zoo are additional amusements. While at the Zoo, don’t forget about the Mann Museum, with over 275 exhibits of wildlife. Admission charge. Plan your visit today!
Harriott II Riverboat
Come down to the River and re-live history while enjoying a relaxing cruise on Montgomery’s greatest downtown attraction, the Harriott II. Docked beside the uniquely built Riverwalk Amphitheater, this elegant 19th Century riverboat is center stage of Montgomery’s entertainment district. The Harriott II offers dinner, dancing, and live entertainment, making this a perfect night out for the family. Book your tickets today!
W.A. Gayle Planetarium
Located in historic Oak Park, the W. A. Gayle Planetarium is one of the largest in the southeast United States and has been connecting patrons with the cosmos for nearly 50 years. With our full-dome digital projection system—which incorporates a 25,000 watt surround sound system—we can not only simulate the night sky but also launch off Earth and take audiences on a virtual tour through our solar system, across our galaxy, and to the edge of the known universe. Checkout their show schedule for to plan your stay!
Old Alabama Town
There are no facades or newly constructed buildings here! Their village features completely authentic 19th and early 20th century homes and buildings that have been saved from demolition, carefully restored, and reopened to the public as a history museum. At Old Alabama Town, you will learn how early Americans of all backgrounds lived and worked in Central Alabama. Plan your trip today!