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Museum Monday

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$5
Come join us for a night of astronomy! Families with children in grades K-5 are invited to visit the UA Observatory with the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Alabama Museum of Natural History. Families will enjoy a short presentation followed by a viewing at the observatory and a craft!
Please fill out the online form to register. All are welcome, but the event is geared toward families with children. Please indicate any accessibility needs on the online form as the observatory is only accessible by stairs. You will be emailed with more instructions about where and when to meet once your registration is completed.
Important: Please note that events may be cancelled in case of bad weather/cloudy conditions. In the event of a cancellation, you will be informed but Museum Monday will continue with a different theme.

Date and Time

This Museum Monday program will be held on November 21 from 6:30-8:30 pm.

Cost

The cost for this Museum Monday program is $5 per child (this price includes up to two caregivers).

Location

The museum is located in Smith Hall on the University of Alabama campus. The street address is 427 Sixth Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487.

Check out our Directions page for step-by-step directions and parking and public transit info.

Directions

From Birmingham: Take Interstate 20/59 S to Tuscaloosa exit 73, McFarland Blvd. Head West on McFarland Blvd toward the University of Alabama. Exit right onto University Blvd. Follow University Blvd to Hackberry Lane. Make a right onto Hackberry Lane and turn into the second parking lot on your left behind Smith Hall (yellow brick building).

From Montgomery: Take Hwy 82 W to Tuscaloosa. Exit right onto University Blvd. Follow University Blvd to Hackberry Lane. Make a right onto Hackberry Lane and turn into the second parking lot on your left behind Smith Hall (yellow brick building).

Parking

There are five dedicated visitor parking spaces in the lot behind Smith Hall that can be accessed from Hackberry Drive. Upon arrival, once you pay for admission, you will receive a parking pass receipt that will entitle you to free parking in our museum visitor parking spaces. In addition, there is a parking deck located at Campus Drive and Hackberry Lane. The cost for visitor parking in the deck is $1 for the first hour and $2 for each additional hour.  To reach the parking deck, take Hackberry Lane to Campus Drive East, and the parking deck is on the right.

Public Transportation

The Tuscaloosa Trolley runs from the city’s downtown parking deck to campus.

Visit the Tuscaloosa Transit Authority website to find the downtown deck and a map of the trolley’s University Shuttle Route.

Details

Date:
November 21
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$5
Website:
https://almnh.museums.ua.edu/

Venue

Alabama Museum of Natural History
427 6th Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0340 United States
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Phone:
205-348-7550
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