- Our list of the best things to do in Pelham, Alabama, features the top 64 nearby activities — including 27 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Pelham, AL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sports & Fitness, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Pelham, AL , followed by 54 popular activities in nearby cities, including Birmingham, Hoover, Bessemer, Alabaster, Calera, Leeds, Mountain Brook, Helena and Trussville
One-fifth the size of the real Statue of Liberty, the Birmingham model was commissioned by the founder of Liberty National Life Insurance Company and stood atop that building from 1958 to 1989 when it was moved to its current location. The flame is lit by natural gas.
Rickwood Field is the oldest surviving professional ballpark in the United States. Originally opened in 1910 for the Birmingham Black Barons, the ballpark is currently being restored and features special events and ball games.
Built in 1927 and affectionately referred to as the 'Old Gray Lady', Legion Field has a long legacy of hosting memorable sporting events. Today, it is home to the University of Alabama at Birmingham and bowl games.
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.
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.
Since 1880, 16th Street Baptist Church has been active on this site ever since, and On September 15, 1963, a bomb exploded at the church killing four young girls and escalating the race wars. Visitors can tour the church.
Alabama Symphony Orchestra makes music and provides services to the residents of the state, serving nearly 100,000 individuals a year through concert series, youth programs and educational and community engagement efforts to fulfill their mission to change lives through music.