Want to go do something with the kids but don’t want to break the bank? Check out this list of free things to do in Birmingham!
The Botanical Gardens are a beautiful spot to take a stroll with the kiddos! The Botanical Gardens have so many options for exploring and walking around. The garden has small waterfalls, bridges, and a shady route to the Japanese gardens. All of these fun areas are also easily accessible for strollers.
Sloss Furnace gives you an amazing insight into the historical background of Birmingham. A free video is available before you enter for some additional information. Take your kids on a self-guided tour for spectacular views of the furnace and to see lots of old architecture.
Birmingham has lots to offer when it comes to parks and playgrounds. Check out our Birmingham Playground guide for favorite parks around town!
Birmingham Museum of Art
Explore a whole new world of creativity at the Birmingham Art Museum. It’s not every day you get to see beautiful pieces on display for completely free! The museum also has hands-on spaces for your kids to play around with activities that will keep them entertained for hours.
Birmingham is known for its colorful murals scattered around everywhere you go. Here is our mural guide for a fun trip around town to find them all.
Citywalk Bham is a newest addition to Birmingham’s free activities! City Walk offers 10 blocks of fun including a playground, skating rink, skatepark, and many other activity areas. The kids will love this new attraction.
Aldridge Gardens is open from 8am – 7pm daily and is a great place too feed some geese and stroll around the lake. Picnic tables are available if you want to pack and lunch