Hands-On Gallery & Grandma’s Attic

Make history come alive when you visit the Hands-On Gallery! Come explore Grandma’s Attic, discover artifacts, and learn about our state’s rich history. Many fun and educational materials are available to visitors such as activity sheets, board games, crafts, and even time period clothing to play dress up. Additionally, the Hands-On Gallery contains a number of Discovery Boxes that allow you to dive into a wide range of historical subjects and themes, including Alabama’s industries, statehood symbols, flight and space, and more.

The Hands-On Gallery is fun for all ages and offers something for everyone!

Open Monday-Saturday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Admission is always FREE!

Museum Make and Takes
Each month, learn about a new Alabama history topic and make a craft to take home. Show your work at the Museum Store to earn a star for your rewards card! Collect 6 stars on your card and get a prize! Click here for more information.