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Activities:   Attractions

Decatur, AL has great attractions for families, kids, Civil War and history buffs, art and culture lovers, and outdoor enthusiasts. Parks include the Point Mallard Park, Wheeler Wildlife Refuge, and many City of Decatur parks. Museums range from the Blue and Gray Museum that focuses on the Civil War to the Cook's Natural Science Museum. For those seeking arts and culture, Decatur has the Princess Theatre for the Performing Arts and the Carnegie Visual Arts Center, among other attractions.

Find out more about the attractions Decatur has to offer.

Cook Museum of Natural Science

Cook Museum of Natural Science

The Cook Museum of Natural Science is NOW open! This state-of-the-art facility serves the people of North Alabama and the Southeast as an educational destination and cultural venue for various programs and meetings. The museum offers significant tourism opportunities and will enhance our region as a premier destination.

For more information about the new Cook Museum of Natural Science, please visit cookmuseum.org.