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Hours

Sunday: closed

Monday: closed

Tuesday: 10am - 5pm

Wednesday: 10am - 5pm

Thursday: 10am - 5pm

Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 11am - 3pm

Closed for all major holidays.

Location

The Gadsden Museum of Art and History is located at 515 Broad Street in historic downtown Gadsden, next to the Imagination Place and the Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts. Convenient parking is available behind the Museum in the municipal parking lot.

Admission

General admission is free; donations are welcome.

Directions

From I-59


Take Exit 183 for U.S. 278/U.S. 431 toward Attalla/Gadsden
Turn left on 5th Ave. NE
Continue on W. Meighan Blvd.
Turn right on N. 5th St., parking lot will be on your right just past Dowdy Office Supplies

From I-759

 

Head Southeast on I-759Continue straight to stay on AL-759ETurn left on George Wallace DriveTurn left on E. Broad StreetMuseum will be on your right

WHAT TO DO
WHILE YOU'RE HERE

Contemporary Art Gallery Located in the Historic District of Gadsden, AL

The Walnut Gallery

Art Center consisting of a dance conservatory, art galleries, Orchestras, and a kids museum. 

Mary G. Hardin Cultural Arts Center

 

Gadsden's first and only Irish Pub serving traditional Irish favorites, gourmet sandwiches, and regular chef specials. 

Harp & Clover

Indoor Shopping Mall with antique vendors, a cafe, plants, and clothes and accessories. 

Gadsden Variety Antique Mall

Pizza, salads & quesadillas are dishes up in funky quarters featuring a full bar and live music nightly.

Blackstone Pub & Eatery

Family friendly restaurant serving upscale pub fare such as burgers, sandwiches, salads, and soups.

The Rail Public House

Award-winning Alabama microbrewery and makers of Truck Stop Honey Brown Ale, Naked Pig Pale Ale, and more. 

Back Forty Beer Co.

Indoor rock climbing microgym with multiple training facilities. 

Gadrock

Bowling Alley consisting of a bar, indoor food truck, arcade, and candy shoppe.

The Alley

Outdoor shopping mall located in Gadsden, consisting of Ulta Beauty, Ross, Hobby Lobby, and more. 

Coosa Town Center

A 250-acre public park located in Gadsden, with its main feature being the 90-foot waterfall. This park includes walking trails, an aboriginal fort, an abandoned dam, pioneer homesteads, and Civil War carvings. 

Noccalula Falls

James D. Martin Wildlife Park

Locale offering waterside trails and boardwalks popular for birdwatching and wildlife viewing. 

A non-profit art museum located in Birmingham, AL with one of the finest collections of art in the Southeastern United States. 

Birmingham Museum of Art

The past home and workplace of Baptist minister and folk artist Howard Finster, and is now a public park dedicated to his life and art. 

Paradise Garden Foundation

A natural science and history museum near Cartersville, Georgia, with a facility of over 120,000 square feet and an affiliate of the Smithsonian Museum. 

Tellus Science Museum 

Space One Eleven showcases contemporary exhibitions and promotes social justice through the visual arts. 

Space One Eleven