The Alabama Museum of Natural History will be CLOSED on April 17, 2021 and will re-open on Monday, April 19th. Hope everyone enjoys The University of Alabama Football Team’s A- Day game and festivities! Roll Tide! 🐘
Dr. Adiel Klompmaker (The University of Alabama Museums‘ Curator of Paleontology) was a guest on Linnean Podcast to discuss octopuses drilling through time! Octopoda appear to be from another planet with their entirely unrelatable anatomy and way of being, yet, we are uncontrollably drawn to them.
This year’s Bama Bug Fest will be crawling your way April 22-24! Bug Enthusiasts will be able to participate in video live chats with experts, make crafts, and visit in-person exhibits at Alabama Museum of Natural History, Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, and Tuscaloosa Public Library! For more details, visit: https://bamabugfest.org/
Due to severe weather and The University of Alabama instructions, the Alabama Museum of Natural History, The Gorgas House Museum, Moundville Archaeological Park and Museum, and the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum are closed today.
The Environmental Education Association of Alabama’s Annual Conference starts today so we’re taking a look back at last year’s event (shot in February 2020)!
New research unveiled the earliest evidence of octopus predation in the fossil record. The evidence consists of tiny holes drilled in the clams they preyed upon during the Cretaceous period about 75 million years ago.
This holiday season, the Alabama Museum of Natural History will be closed on December 19, 2020 and will reopen on January 7, 2021.
Today is Giving Tuesday, which is a day set aside to empower people and organizations to transform their communities and the world! If you’d like to participate in this year’s Giving Tuesday event, we’d like to let you know about all of the ways you can help support the Alabama Museum of Natural History!
The Alabama Museum of Natural History will be closed for Thanksgiving on the dates of November 26 and November 27, 2020. We will reopen on Monday, November 30, 2020.
UA Museums is encouraging our student members to get out and enjoy the history of the University of Alabama and the city of Tuscaloosa through a seven day photo challenge!