Alabama is a global hotspot for mosasaurs. These extinct relatives of lizards were the top predators in the oceans during the late part of the Cretaceous Period.
This year for GivingTuesday, The University of Alabama Museums is encouraging gifts to go towards the Gorgas House Museum!
Happy Thanksgiving from The University of Alabama Museums!
November is recognized as National American Indian Heritage Month!
Visit the Alabama Museum of Natural History on October 28, 2023 from 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM for a free National Fossil Day event!
Visitors are invited to celebrate the Halloween season at the Gorgas House Museum and the Alabama Museum of Natural History!
We are excited to welcome the community to a free “Fall into Autumn” event at the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum!
For many decades, avocational (hobby/amateur) paleontologists have made very substantial contributions to this fascinating science in Alabama.
Most research on predation in the marine fossil record has focused on specimens from North America and Europe.
Join The University of Alabama Museums for a FREE and all-ages program with Award-Winning Marine Biologist, Dr. David Shiffman!