Want to learn more about the grand homes downtown? Ever wondered about the people who built the fabulous downtown bungalows and mansions and the stories of their lives?
Learn the answers to these questions at local tours throughout the historic downtown Huntsville area!
Leaving from Alabama Constitution Village
Saturdays @ 10am through September
$18 per person
Enjoy a light breakfast and coffee aboard a 1920’s vintage-inspired trolley bus, while touring downtown Huntsville and the Twickenham historic district. Narrated by Historic Interpreters, you’ll hear stories about people and places from Huntsville’s Past worth repeating, and some definitely worth repeating!
Leaving from Harrison Brothers Hardware
Saturdays @ 6pm; September – October
Add Fridays @ 6 pm & Saturdays @ 8pm; October
$10 for adults,$5 for children 12 and under; Trolley- $12 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under
Get a little bit of ghostly fun with a lot of Huntsville history from the Huntsville Ghost Walk. You can expect wonderful storytelling as well as accurate peeks into Huntsville’s past. All walking tours are approximately 2 hours long with completely different stories and all are equally wonderful.
Saturdays @ 11am – 1:30pm
$49 per person
A historic walking tour with a foodie twist! Between restaurant stops, you will explore the downtown neighborhood and learn about its heritage. A local tour guide will share insight about architecture as well as stories behind some of the most beautiful historical mansions around.
Historic Maple Hill Cemetery in Downtown Huntsville
2017 Date TBD
FREE. Donations welcome.
More than 200 years of history come alive at the annual Maple Hill Cemetery Stroll. Costumed volunteers share the stories of over 65 notables, both famous and infamous, who shaped the future of Huntsville and Alabama.
Self-Guided Tour – FREE
Travel through the past in our downtown historic districts at your own pace. Twickenham, Old Town, and Five Points are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and this brochure, available for free from The Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau, includes locations such as Harrison Brothers Hardware, Church of the Nativity, the Thomas Bibb House, and the Weeden House Museum.