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Museum Closure (April 17, 2021)

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’s Appearance on Linnean Podcast

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.

Bama Bug Fest (April 22-24)

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/

UA Museums Weather Announcement

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.

Today is Giving Tuesday!

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!

Thanksgiving Schedule

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.