Florence Arts and Museums

Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts is the hub of the city of Florence Arts and Museums. Our family of museums strives to introduce and facilitate educational experiences to our community and visitors alike. Our five museums include:

217 E. Tuscaloosa St. Florence, AL

Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts 

Host to special exhibits, workshops, and educational programming. The Kennedy-Douglass Volunteers support this public art center. Admission is free.

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


601 Riverview Dr. Florence, AL

The Rosenbaum House – Alabama’s only Frank Lloyd Wright designed structure.  $10 adults, $5 seniors/students

Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4p.m.

Sunday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

203 Hermitage Dr. Florence, AL


Pope’s Tavern Museum

Nineteenth Century stagecoach stop, hospital, and inn, Pope’s Tavern is full of frontier-day artifacts and stories. Admission is only $5 for adults and $2 for students! Call 256-760-6439 for more information.

Tuesday – Saturday,   10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


620 W. College St. Florence, AL

W.C. Handy Home and Museum

The original log cabin where music legend W.C. Handy was born has re-located to this site that is now part of the museum honoring Handy. Admission is only $5 for adults and $2 for students. Call 256-760-6434 for more information.

Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


1028 S. Court St.  Florence, AL

Florence Indian Mound Museum

This Woodland era ceremonial mound pre-dates the four Alabama native tribes. Our new Indian Mound Museum is OPENCall 256-760-6379 for more information. Admission is only $5 for adults and $2 for students!

Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

NOW OPEN SUNDAYS 1p.m. – 4 p.m.