1115 Audubon Lane
Athens, AL 35611
Phone: (256) 232-4700
Fax: (256) 232-4222
1115 Audubon Lane I-65, exit 351, Athens, AL, US, 35611
- Phone: (256) 232-4700
- Fax: (256) 232-4222
Arts & Museums
Children and adults will be fascinated by the various displays of animal and insect life on display. Located just minutes from downtown Decatur, near area restaurants and lodging.
Located in prestigious Research Park, Sci-Quest is housed in a 40,000 square foot facility with interactive exhibits for people of all ages. At this self-guided facility visitors can whisper over 100 feet, peer into infinity, test gravity, and enjoy many other exciting activities.
Adding glee to the Tennessee River Valley in Wheeler, Alabama is the Joseph Wheeler Plantation. It is often referred to as the "General Joe Wheeler Home" or the "Pond Spring." It was established by John P. Hickman and boasts 1760 acres (710 hectares) of land area. The Alabama Historical Commission manages this property. The plantation is open for viewing from Wednesday to Saturday, 9:00a through 4:00p. The site staff is efficient and arranges for guided tours. Surrounding the house are a whole lot of gardens, cemeteries, grounds and historic buildings that can be explored.