- Our list of the best things to do in Selma, Alabama, features the top 10 nearby activities — including 4 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Selma, AL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Entertainment & Shows, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Selma, AL
Considered to be one of the most famous ghost towns in the state, the Old Cahawba Archaeological Park showcases the place that was Alabama's capital during the Civil War. Guests can view several historic buildings and hike through the wooded areas.
An antebellum mansion designed in the neoclassical style, Sturdivant Hall Museum features a large collection of authentic period furnishings. It also houses a gallery of original artwork by local artist Clara Weaver Parrish.
Made with Greek Revival architecture, The Smitherman Building is a large brick building featuring historical documents and artifacts from the Civil War era. It also has a collection of Native American artifacts, including artwork and clothing.
The rich history of the Vaughan-Smitherman Museum has been well-preserved for its visitors. Historic documents are on display, and era-appropriate restorations provide an authentic walk through of the former hospital. Weddings and receptions are often hosted.
Slavery & Civil War Museum is the sister museum to the National Voting Rights Museum. They display both permanent and temporary exhibits that depict historical, topical and provocative impacts and occurrences during the period of slavery in America.