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Alabama Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

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Address: 2150 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center, Birmingham, AL 35203-1102
Phone Number: 205 323 6665
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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a little Bear, a little Shug, a little roundball, some NASCAR, some NFL

The ASHF is a jewel. If it happened in Alabama or had ties to Alabama the ball, or the bat, or the seat belts, or the trophy is located here. The Heisman can be found here. Ball... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 25, 2016
Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Even if you are not interested in sports this is a must see. The array of various sports is amazing; from Archery ( the actual arrow that downed an elephant), harness racing, to national championships in football. Some of the inductees are Bear Bryant, Joe Namath, Joe Louis, Jessie Owens, Nick Saban, Hank Aaron, Charles Barkley and 100s more.

Thank donhawkins
Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

The ASHF is a jewel. If it happened in Alabama or had ties to Alabama the ball, or the bat, or the seat belts, or the trophy is located here. The Heisman can be found here. Ball players, swimmers, racers, hunters, statesmen are all included. Pat Sullivan, Ozzie Newsome, Ozzie Smith, Satchel Paige, Jennifer Chandler -- you name em and... More 

Thank DTL0323
Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

A great tribute to the State of Alabama and it's rich athletic history. Whether you are a fan of Alabama, Auburn, High School or college sports , Football, Baseball, etc....... This is a great place to go see. It shares the history of Alabama Sports and the stories of all the prolific people that have created such a rich history.... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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472 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

this is a good hour or two tour, but unless you are a die hard college sports fan there is not a whole lot to excite you.

Thank James W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

This place is amazing and I am so glad I took the time to visit. It is so clean and so detailed about the history of Alabama sports. I learned so much and will be going back soon!

Thank tripleforkshunting
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

You will learn about your favorite sport figures, even a not sport fan will learn interesting fact. Now you can safely join in on the conversation no matter the sport season.

Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016

I recently visited the Alabama Hall of Fame, which is in Birmingham Alabama. It's abbreviation is ASHOF. it is located in the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex, in downtown Birmingham. I have visited all the major North American sports halls of fame: Football, basketball, baseball, hockey, swimming, and tennis. ASHOF is slightly different, as it features mostly memorabalia and artifacts related... More 

Thank Karleno1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Every state should have such a museum .... a fitting tribute to incredible athletes. Although many of the displays predictably focus on men's sports and American football (it is Alabama and the South), there are other sports and women represented as well.

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Newnan, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

Why doesn't this jewel open on the weekends? I made a special trip back to Birmingham to visit the AL Sports Hall of Fame because it was closed on the weekend when we last visited. There is an enormous amount of information and artifacts on display. I could relate to or remember over a third of the honorees. I was... More 

Thank Jimmy30263
Clay, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

My son-in-law and I went for the first time. We had a group on, which was embarrassing because the admission was so cheap. People there could answer any and all of your questions and the displays were extensive. Sorry I waited so long before going here. Anyone who enjoys sports, will love it!

Thank Norman P

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