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Birmingham: Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Entry Ticket

1. Birmingham: Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum Entry Ticket

See the world's largest collection of motorcycles and Lotus cars with an entry ticket to the Motorsports Barber Vintage Museum in Birmingham. See over 1600 motorcycles that span over 100 years of production in a space dedicated to motorbikes and vintage cars. See more than 950 bikes on any given day, with 200 manufacturers from 20 countries represented in the collection, including Harley-Davidson, Honda, Indian, Showa, DSK, and Cagiva. The museum was founded by George Barber's passion for collecting classic cars in the 1960s. Barber held an impressive track record by winning first place 63 times in the 1960s racing Porsches. In 2003, the 880-acre park, with its world-class 16-turn, 2.38-mile racetrack, opened to the public. The track is home to the Porsche Sport Driving School, and numerous automakers have chosen the park as their stage for vehicle debuts and film commercials. George Barber’s love of cars has remained powerful with the museum featuring the world’s most extensive Lotus collection, anchored by the Lotus 21. You can also see a display of rare racecars including the 1964 Ferrari F-158 in which John Surtees won the 1964 Formula 1 Driver’s World Championship.

Alabama: Birmingham Area Multi-Attraction Pass

2. Alabama: Birmingham Area Multi-Attraction Pass

Check out 14 of Birmingham's best attractions. Enjoy access to 12 ticketed attractions as well as several attractions that are free to the public. Choose a 1 or 2-day pass to see some of your favorites, or select a 5-day option for more time to visit all the attractions. Do more as you experience a selection of the best attractions in Birmingham, all on 1 money-saving ticket. This curated collection of attractions is your ticket to enjoying the city. Your passport will act as your admission ticket to all of the venues included. Included destinations include 16th Street Baptist Church and Museum, Alabama Sports Hall Of Fame, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham Zoo, Historic Bethel Baptist Church, Heart Of Dixie Railroad Museum, McWane Science Center, and more.

Alabama: Birmingham Area Family Fun Multi-Attraction Pass

3. Alabama: Birmingham Area Family Fun Multi-Attraction Pass

Visit 7 of Birmingham's best family attractions with a 3-day all-in-one attraction pass, including Autobahn Indoor Speedway and Events, the Birmingham Zoo, Heart Of Dixie Railroad Museum, Lake Lurleen State Park, McWane Science Center, Oak Mountain State Park, and Rickwood Caverns State Park. Your passport will act as your admission ticket to all of the venues included. Race high-speed electric go-karts at speeds up to 50 mph indoors in air-conditioned comfort at Autobahn Indoor Speedway and Events. Get up close to approximately 700 animals of 230 species, including sea lions, rhinos, and endangered species from 6 continents at the Birmingham Zoo. Ride a full-size diesel-electric train and a narrow-gauge steam train at the Heart Of Dixie Railroad Museum. Explore 4 floors of interactive exhibits celebrating science and wonder McWane Science Center, from an amazing collection of dinosaurs to innovative environmental showcases, imaginative early childhood play areas, and an awe-inspiring aquarium. Come experience the thrill of Rickwood Cavern’s miracle mile of underground caverns. The 260-million-year-old limestone formations, blind cave fish, and underground pool are just a few of the natural wonders exhibited in the colorful cavern. Visit the 1,625-acre Lake Lurleen State Park, a scenic retreat set on the banks of Lake Lurleen which offers plenty of chances for recreation and relaxation. Explore Oak Mountain State Park with its variety of outdoor activities including hiking, camping, mountain biking, and boat rentals.

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