2-Day Huntsville Student Travel

Day 1 You'll See:

  • US Space and Rocket Center
  • Bridge Street Town Center

 

Day 2 You'll See:

  • Twickenham Historic District
  • Weeden House Museum
  • Huntsville Museum of Art
  • Alabama Constitution Village
  • Huntsville Botanical Garden
  • Burritt on the Mountain

 

Your 2-Day Huntsville Educational Tour is designed to give every participant an experience that combines many of Huntsville's most popular attractions. These attractions are so entertaining that you might forget that you're actually learning something! Below is just a sample to get you started. Since we customize each tour we offer, feel free to request changes or substitutions that will best fit your needs.


Day
1

US Space and Rocket Center
The US Space and Rocket Center is where you will learn what the brave men and women of the US space program experience during training to get ready for the rigors of space travel!

 

Historic Huntsville Depot
The hunt is on for ghosts at this original Civil War era building. The Huntsville Depot is one of the nation's oldest remaining railroad structures.

 

Bridge Street Town Center
Enjoy some time shopping at the many wonderful and unique stores in the historic town center.


Day
2

Twickenham Historic District
Alabama's largest district of antebellum homes, this area is frozen in time. Enjoy a walking tour and listen to stories told by the costumed docents who represent the early merchants, bankers and attorneys who built these homes.

 

Weeden House Museum
This grand home was built in 1819 for poet and artist, Maria Howard Weeden. Learn how her works inspired and shaped the culture of the time.

 

Huntsville Museum of Art
This nationally accredited institution is home to 13 galleries that are filled with a prestigious permanent exhibit. It also plays host to several traveling exhibitions. Outside you will be treated to several public pieces that are part of the city-wide Spaces Sculpture Trail.

 

Alabama Constitution Village
This living historical village dates back to 1819 and was the actual site where delegates gathered to forge the way for Alabama's statehood. Villagers in period clothing will lead you through reconstructed Federal style buildings while others go about the buisness of daily village life.

 

Huntsville Botanical Garden
Let yourself wander through the serene landscape of Huntsville Botanical Garden. Get garden tips in the gift shop or marvel at the Nature Center, the nation's largest butterfly house.

 

Burritt on the Mountain
Built by Dr Burritt in the 1930's, this eccentric mansion and surrounding grounds, where several log cabins have been relocated, form a historic park complete with barnyard animals. While touring the museum, you may witness a murder as part of the Murder in the Mansion, an interactive mystery dinner theater.