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Virtual Native American Festival: Announcement

Join thousands of online visitors on October 5-10, 2020 to experience the Virtual Moundville Native American Festival! We will have Native American performers, demonstrators, and living history teachers available to teach and celebrate Native American culture through interactive experiences.

Bama Bug Fest Goes on the Web

Bama Bug Fest: On the Web is crawling your way in July 2020! This virtual, all-things-bug event has a little something for all ages and will take place every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from July 7 to July 25.

Museum Expedition 42 Goes Virtual

Due to our commitment to adhere to ongoing COVID-19 safety and public gathering recommendations, the Alabama Museum of Natural History is offering an alternate online version of our Museum Expedition via our social media sites (Alabama Museum of Natural History’s Facebook Page and Museum Expedition’s Facebook Page), YouTube channel, and website.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Along with the rest of the Nation, The University of Alabama Museums has watched as recent events including the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor have fractured our communities.

Virtual Indian Summer Day Camp

Overview Are your kids stuck in the house and need something fun and creative to do? With the Virtual Indian Summer Day Camp, your kids will be introduced to Native American Arts and Culture, learn different techniques, and expand their creativity and artistic ability in a judgment-free learning space!

UA MUSEUMS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Due to the updates relating to COVID-19, all of the University of Alabama Museums (Alabama Museum of Natural History, The Gorgas House Museum, the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, and the Jones Archaeological Museum at Moundville Archaeological Park will be closed until further notice.

UA MUSEUMS UPDATE CONCERNING COVID-19

  Due to the updates relating to COVID-19, all of the University of Alabama Museums (Alabama Museum of Natural History, The Gorgas House Museum, the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, and the Jones Archaeological Museum at Moundville Archaeological Park will now be closed until March 30. For more information about Coronavirus prevention, visit: healthinfo.ua.edu/prevention

UA MUSEUMS ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING COVID-19

  The University of Alabama Museums plan to remain open according to their regular schedules, however, all group tours, programs, meeting, and events at our museums are cancelled until March 30, 2020.

Night at the Museum

Join us for the eleventh annual Night at the Museum event on February 8th from 5:00-8:00 PM. This free and all ages event features interactive activities from departments and organizations across UA. Bring your family to the Alabama Museum of Natural History for an evening full of games, activities, and door prizes! February 8, 2020

PHILIP HENRY GOSSE: A NATURALIST’S SOJOURN IN ALABAMA

The Alabama Museum of Natural History in conjunction with Birmingham Audubon invites you to join us for a free event celebrating the life and artwork of the naturalist Philip Henry Gosse. Born in 1810 in Worcester, England, the young Philip Henry Gosse developed a passion for the natural world. Having learned the basics of miniature