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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

Bama Bug Fest

July 27, 2019 4-8 pm  @ Warner Transportation Museum This year the museum is launching a new annual event, Bama Bug Fest, to celebrate the diversity and benefits of arthropods, a group of animals that includes insects (ants, butterflies and beetles), arachnids (spiders and scorpions), myriapods (centipedes and millipedes) and crustaceans (crabs, shrimps and crayfish),

Museum Expedition 41 – Dallas County Paleontology – Exploring Marine Vertebrate Diversity in the Cretaceous Alabama Tides

The Museum Expedition, sponsored by the Alabama Museum of Natural History, offers a unique summer field experience for middle and high school students as well as the general public. In an effort to provide hands-on scientific field research in the areas of paleontology, archaeology, and practical ecology the Museum Expedition was designed to offer the

Tuscaloosa Nature Challenge

The Tuscaloosa Nature Challenge will take place at the University of Alabama Arboretum on Saturday, April 27, 2018 from 9 AM to 3 PM. This annual event is part of the iNaturalist’s City Nature Challenge (CNC) event, and all nature observations made will be included in the Birmingham Metro Area CNC Project. Schedule of Activities All scheduled activities and walks will

2019 Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest Exhibit

This year’s Outdoor Alabama Photo Contest is a Joint Project between the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR), the Alabama Tourism Department (Tourism) and the Alabama Bicentennial Commission. An exhibit of this year’s winning photos is touring around Alabama this year, and is scheduled to be on display on the Mezzanine level of

Knap-In 2019: Learn How Native American Stone Tools Are Made!

Knap-In 2019: Learn How Native American Stone Tools Are Made! March 8-9, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM each day The annual Knap-In will be held Friday and Saturday, March 8-9, 2019! Flint-Knappers will be on hand to show and explain their craft. Vendors of Native American craft items will be selling their handiwork, and

Lizards and Snakes of Alabama Book & Exhibit

The Alabama Museum of Natural History and the Univeristy of Alabama Press invites you to join us on February 23, 2019 from 5-7 PM for a reception and book signing event for the release of Lizards and Snakes of Alabama. This long-awaited publication by Craig Guyer, Mark Bailey, and Robert Mount is the latest edition to