Due to Memorial Day, we have some museum closures. Find out when they are closed and when they will be reopening.
Solving a crab genus enigma
Naming species and putting them into their correct place in the family tree is essential in biology and paleontology.
After Promontory: 150 Years of Transcontinental Railroading
The Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum has a new exhibit, After Promontory: 150 Years of Transcontinental Railroading, opening on May 23, 2023 and running through September 9, 2023.
Museum Fossil Excursion Day Trips
Our Museum Fossil Excursion Day Trips travel to the Black Belt of Alabama in search of vertebrate and invertebrate fossils from the Cretaceous Age.
Fossil Camp is a summer camp for students in grades 4-7 who are interested in learning all about fossils. Interactive lessons, fossils digs, guest speakers, and arts & crafts.
A-Day 2023 at the Bryant Museum
Spend your A-Day 2023 with the Paul W. Bryant Museum from 10 am until 12 pm on April 22! Three opportunities for autographs and pictures with special guests!
Slow Art Day 2023
To celebrate Slow Art Day, The University of Alabama‘s Dr. Sharony Green and her students are creating a pop-up installation at the Gorgas House Museum!
Pope Tavern Archaeology Camp (June 12-16, 2023)
The Pope’s Tavern Museum will host a Junior Archaeology Camp for students in grades 1-12 from Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 16th, 2023.
Saturday in the Park: Pottery (April 15, 2023)
On Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 11 am until 2 pm, Tammy Beane will be demonstrating Native American pottery firing techniques and teaching the craft of replicating Southeastern pottery traditions.
The Alabama Museum of Natural History Hosts Fossil Track Meet
On Saturday, April 8, 2023, the Alabama Museum of Natural History and the Alabama Paleontological Society will be hosting a free fossil Track Meet from 11 am until 3:30 pm.