- TripBuzz found 53 things to do with kids in or near Bessemer, Alabama, including 48 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Birmingham, Pelham, Hoover and Alabaster.
- From Splash Adventure Water Park to Roller Motion Skate Center, the Bessemer area offers 47 different types of family activities, including: Water Parks, Movie Theaters, Monuments and Inline Skating.
- Only 20 minutes from the southern favorite Birmingham, AL, Bessemer imbibes a lot of the culture from its surrounding areas. There are many things to see and do in Bessemer, including the standard visits to theaters, restaurants, and parks, but visitors can't miss the Owen Plantation House that played a big role in southern culture.
Warehouse31-Haunted House is a haunted house that offers three main attractions Rigamortis, the 3D Experience, and Monsters Midway. The haunted venue also features a DJ, food vendors, zombie paintball and horror movies.
From broom ball, to hockey, to ice skating, Pelham Civic Complex hosts public skating sessions for visitors to practice skating in. During the Christmas season, the rink has a large and decorated Christmas tree up for display.
When it was built in 1927, the Alabama Theatre was intended for silent movies. The original Wurlitzer theater organ is still in display. The theatre hosts approximately 250 events each year and attracts more than 400,000 people each year.
With 4 floors of interactive exhibits, the McWane Science Center aims at acquainting children with everything that means science and natural life. Amongst others, it has a collection of dinosaurs and an aquarium.
The Peanut Depot started roasting peanuts in 1907. Visitors can see peanuts roasted in the old antique roasters, buy fresh roasted, salted and Cajun peanuts, and see the architecturally interesting turn of the century building.
Having found its new home inside the Alabama Power Building the Don Kresge Memorial Museum if a interesting place to visit for locals and tourists. The museum features historic radio equipment dating back to the 1920's as well as historical documents and control room artifacts.