Something Amazing is Inside

Cook’s Natural Science Museum features a fantastic arrangement of natural wonders in one of the South’s finest museums of its type. The site provides an extensive assortment of exotic insects, mounted birds, animals, minerals, sea shells and coral in over 2,000 exhibits and artifacts. Wildlife common to the Tennessee Valley is featured in one display with over 50 species of insects, animals and water life from the region. Protected and endangered species are included in the museum’s vast collection including rare displays of a bald eagle and golden eagle. The facility also offers a 64-seat auditorium used to show natural science films.

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Big Bob Gibson BBQ

Located approximately 0.22 miles from Cook Museum of Natural Science.

Five generations of pitmasters & over 90 years of barbecuing, they’ve earned 15 World BBQ Championships (Pork, Brisket, Ribs, Chicken) and 5 Memphis in May World BBQ Grand Championships.

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City Cafe

Located approximately 1.61 miles from Cook Museum of Natural Science.

We love fresh food, flavorful food, food that’s in season, and food that’s distinct.

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Kids’ Itinerary

Keep the kids happy and entertained all day long with the many family-friendly attractions that Decatur-Morgan County has to offer.

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A Perfect Day in Decatur

A perfect day in Decatur should definitely begin with a hot cup of coffee and end with a walk in the park.

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