Fodor's Expert Review Birmingham Museum of Art
Admission is free to three floors housing more than 25,000 paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, and decorative arts dating from ancient to modern times. Find the country’s largest museum collection of African ceramics, including 400 clay vessels and figures from across the African continent. The 4,000-object Asian collection is the largest in the Southeast. European, American, pre-Columbian, Native American, and Alabama artists are all represented here. The museum's Oscar's Cafe serves lunch Tuesday through Friday and brunch on some Sundays.