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Top 200 Places: Pioneer Museum of Alabama

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Pioneer Museum of Alabama
248 H 231 N
Alabama 36081

This living history museum sits on 35 wooded acres and is dedicated to the preservation, protection, and the education of future generations about how the early settlers lived in Alabama. They feature more than 18,000 artifacts, 15 historical buildings – including a general store with all the items it had in stock when it closed in 1933, and a train depot. Additionally, they offer a venue for special events. Dogs are allowed on the grounds; they are not allowed in the main building, and they must be leashed and under their owner’s control at all times.

Top 200 Places, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

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