The rain just keeps coming! Going a little stir crazy? Feeling a little too “moist”? We’ve found 11 places to visit in Huntsville that will keep you entertained when it’s raining. It’s time for everyone to dry out and find some comfort!
Things to do on a Rainy Day
Don’t let the rain get you down! There are plenty of places in Huntsville to have fun indoors with your friends and family!
#1 – Brewery
Find your favorite bar, brewery, or pub and grab a beer to get the chill out! A few of our favorite places with the warmest atmosphere are:
#2 – Cook Museum of Natural Science
This one might be a bit of a drive, but it’s worth the fun! This hands-on immersive science museum has live animals, exhibits, and a saltwater aquarium! You’ll stay entertained for hours!
Website | 133 Fourth Avenue NE Decatur, AL 35601
#3 – Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment
Lowe Mill is a great place to visit when it’s raining or the sun is shining. With over 150 working studios, you can walk around and experience different types of creation all afternoon.
Visit Lowe Mill during their Public Hours:
Wednesday & Thursday: 12pm – 6pm
Friday: 12pm – 8pm
Saturday: 10am – 6pm.
Website | 2211 Seminole Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35805
#4 – U.S. Space and Rocket Center
So, rockets obviously (the Saturn V is indoors!) but we highly suggest checking out the INTUITIVE® Planetarium with it’s digital dome experience! It’s the only one like it in the Southeast.
Website | 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805
#5 – Coffee Shop
#6 – U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
Take in some history at the Veteran’s Memorial Museum right here in Huntsville. They display more than 30 historical military vehicles from World War I to the present, as well as artifacts and other memorabilia dating back to the Revolutionary War.
Website | 2060A Airport Road Huntsville AL 35801
#7 – Games
Feeling nostalgic or even a bit competitive? It may be time for pinball, ski-ball, or fruit ninja! Check out Rocket City Arcade, Pints and Pixels (before their move on March 1, 2020) or the new Dave and Busters in MidCity!
#8 – EarlyWorks Children’s Museum
This is a great place to spend the day! Hear stories from the Talking Tree, play a tune on the giant-sized instruments, and try your hand at building in the Kidstruction Zone.
Website | 404 Madison St SE, Huntsville, AL 35801
#9 – Huntsville Museum of Art
It’s time to soak in the arts. Visit the Museum of Art and explore their many galleries and feel cultured for the day. Here is a list of their current exhibits.
Website | 300 Church Street S. Huntsville, AL 35801
#10 – Skating
#11 – Covered Patios
Missing the outdoors with all the rain? Find yourself a covered patio with great food and be half outside and half inside! Check out the patios below: