by Frank Griffin
Whether it’s your first date or one of many, it’s time to think outside the box. Why go for the common dinner and a movie or Netflix and chill, when Birmingham’s museums have so much to offer?
If you’re trying to come up with a creative way to spend a date, one with art, history, science and more – Birmingham’s museums are a great way to do it.
Check out this short list of three museums in Birmingham and how they make a good date.
The hands-on style of exhibits at the McWane Science Center will let you and your date really get into it. So what if it’s geared towards kids by making science fun and easy to understand – only you know that.
With the three levels of exhibits including aquariums with shark tanks, Dinosaurs, Art & Tech and an IMAX dome theatre this museum will make for an unforgettable date.
With more than 26,000 permanent collections you’ll have plenty of beautiful works to admire – besides your date. Paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings from all over the world are on display at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
A must-see for music lovers, the Jazz Hall of Fame let’s you view the actual instruments played by the greatest in Alabama Jazz.
Take your date to the top of the city. Located on Red Mountain, the Vulcan Center has the best views of Birmingham and an interactive history museum.
Don’t forget to mention that the giant figure out front is the largest cast-iron statue in the world; dedicated to the iron and steel industry, it’s also the official city symbol of Birmingham.
As you can see the best museums in Birmingham can also become the best dates.