Birmingham is home to numerous museums including the largest Birmingham hotel Museum of Art, which is also the biggest municipal art museum in the Southeast. Birmingham’s history museums include the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute which is home to an emotionally-charged and detailed narrative exhibit putting the city’s history into the context of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. It is situated along Kelly Ingram Park close to the 16th Street Baptist Church. The Arlington Home, Alabama Museum of Health Sciences, Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, Bessemer Hall of History and Southern Museum of Flight are other history museums within Birmingham.
The McWane Science Center is a research archive and regional science museum with temporary exhibitions, an IMAX dome theatre and hands-on science exhibits. It is home to a major collection of fossil specimens that are used by researchers.
Birmingham is also home to several hotels close to many major attractions. Here is a list of hotels close to some tour sites in Birmingham:
Quality Inn Birmingham hotel is a 6-storey hotel conveniently situated near the Birmingham International Airport. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Vulcan Statue, Arlington Antebellum Home and Gardens, McWane Science Center and Birmingham Civil Rights Institution are also close to the hotel. The property provides a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant, complimentary breakfast, a 24-hour front desk and high-speed Internet access. It has about 70 air-conditioned and spacious guestrooms. All guestrooms include coffeemakers, irons with ironing boards, hair dryers and cable televisions. Pets are not allowed inside the hotel. The check-in time in time in the hotel is 3:00 pm and the check-out time is 11:00 am. However, when we visited it looked like some Birmingham roofers were repairing one side of the building. Surprisingly, they kept the sound down.
Hyatt Place Birmingham hotel-Inverness is a 3-star hotel situated in Birmingham. Attractions close to the area include Altadena Valley Golf and Country Club, Birmingham hotel Botanical Gardens, Vulcan Statue, McWane Science Center, Birmingham Museum or Arts and much more. The property provides complimentary continental breakfast, meeting services and facilities for about 55 guests. Other property amenities include business services, dry cleaning or laundry service, a 24-hour front desk, an outdoor swimming pool, express check-in and checkout, tour assistance, concierge services and Internet access in the public areas. All spacious guestrooms at this property feature complimentary décors with stylish furnishing including divided sleeping and living areas, two double plush Hyatt Grand Beds and state-of-the-art media and work centre with 42-inch high definition flat-panel television that easily integrates with laptops and some electronic devices.