• The American Village: Keeping the Republic

    Founded in 1995, the American Village serves the Nation as an educational institution whose mission is to strengthen and renew the foundations of American liberty and self-government by engaging and inspiring citizens, leaders and stewards. MORE

  • Teaching Youth America’s Legacy of Liberty

    The American Village builds good citizens on the cornerstone of liberty.
    The American Village is a nationally-pioneering classroom and American history and civics education center that engages and inspires 35,000-40,000 students annually. MORE

  • Remembering the Price of Liberty

    The timeless lesson of liberty is that freedom is not free.
    The American Village tells the compelling stories not only of America’s legacy of liberty, but of thise in every generation who have served and sacrificed for that cause. MORE

  • Cherishing the Constitution and America’s Charters of Freedom

    Our country faces growing national amnesia of the constitutional foundations of our freedom and self-government.
    On most school days at the American Village students step into roles as delegates to MORE


Schedule of Events

PLEASE NOTE: The American Village will be CLOSED on Friday, April 18, 2014 in observance of Good Friday.

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Public Tour is offered Monday-Friday 10 to 4 (excluding holidays and special events) and includes the new National Veterans Shrine. MORE


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Walker_DePiano_award.jpgTom Walker, Founder and CEO of the American Village, has been named 2014 Citizen of the Year by The Women's Committee of 100 for Birmingham. MORE






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