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Economic Impact

Travel and tourism provide a significant boost to the Huntsville/Madison County economy, and we are proud to support the local hospitality industry and provide a better quality of life for both our residents and visitors.

2020 economic impact

 

2020 Travel & Tourism Economic Impact Report

According to the latest report from the Alabama Tourism Department, travel and tourism to Huntsville/Madison County remained stable in 2020, despite a slight decline due to the pandemic. Over the past year, Madison County brought in 2.8 million visitors, representing roughly $1.2 billion in economic impact. Additionally, each household in Madison County saves a total of $700 in taxes as a result of travel expenditures, and the industry supports over 14,700 jobs in the area.

For more information and to see past economic impact reports, visit the Alabama Tourism Department's website at http://tourism.alabama.gov/reports/

 

Events
A Beautiful Mess: Weavers and Knotters of the Vanguard
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Made by an all-female roster of conceptual artists, the exhibition...

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A World Within: Art by Women from the Permanent Collection
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Utilizing works found within the Museum’s acclaimed permanent collection, A...

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American Studio Glass
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While glass containers and vessels have been made for more than 2,000...

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Another Point Of View: Art by American Women Part II
Oct 5

The permanent collection of the Huntsville Museum of Art was dramatically...

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Betty Grisham: A Celebration
Oct 5

As a North Alabama native, she earned her BA in Fine Art and Education at...

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