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Food Truck: Wildman’s American Grill (May 29)

The Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum is super excited to welcome Wildman’s American Grill to the museum this Saturday, May 29 from 11 AM – 1 PM! Come have lunch at the museum with Wildman’s and visit the BUGS exhibit while you’re there!

Museum Expedition 43

Due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, the Alabama Museum of Natural History will not be offering our normal week-long Museum Expedition program for Summer 2021. They will however be offering a “Mini Expedition” program at Moundville Archaeological Park.

The University of Alabama School of Music Visits the Museum

Faculty from The University of Alabama School of Music recorded a performance of the final movement of “Trio” by American composer, Michael Kibbe, inside the Grand Gallery of the Alabama Museum of Natural History!

Celebrating Biodiversity: Poetry Session

Join us on the UA Museums’ YouTube Channel for a poetry session and lesson with Keenan Holmes as he shows us two types of poetry you can use to help make observations and celebrate biodiversity, nature, and the environment!

Saturday in the Park 2021

Saturday in the Park is a series of demonstrations and presentations related to Native Americans, archaeology, natural history, sustainable gardening and more!

Moundville Summer Day Camp

Each identical session of Moundville Summer Day Camp is a week-long program that teaches children ages 9 through 13 Native American arts and lifeways. Located at Moundville Archaeological Park, activities include museum and park tours, videos, storytelling, nature hikes, and sampling authentic  Native American cuisine.

ALL-NEW Discovering Alabama Episode: “Alabama Fossils”

Watch an ALL-NEW episode of Discovering Alabama tonight at 9 PM on Alabama Public Television to learn about the fossil record in Alabama, which goes back millions of years and includes dinosaurs, giant whales, and the evolution of the shark.

Paul W. Bryant Museum Joins UA Museums!

The University of Alabama Museum has a BIG announcement! We are so excited to welcome the Paul W. Bryant Museum to the UA Museums family!

Name the Honey Bee Queen Contest

The Alabama Museum of Natural History has a new honey bee exhibit and we need YOUR help naming the queen!

THIS WEEK: Bama Bug Fest 2021!

Bama Bug Fest will be crawling your way April 22-24 and will include virtual experiences and in-person exhibits at the Alabama Museum of Natural History, Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum and Tuscaloosa Public Library.