- This event has passed.
Growing Up Wild Preschool Fridays: What is a Scientist?
September 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm$5
What is a scientist? What do they really do? Spend some time with your preschooler at the Alabama Museum of Natural History to learn what a scientist actually is, different types of scientists, and the tools they use! Admission is $5 per child/adult pair. Registration required. To register, please complete this online form.
How to Register
Complete this online form to register for this Growing Up Wild program.
Date and Time
This Growing Up Wild program will be held on September 8, 2023 from 10:00-12:00 PM.
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.
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).
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.
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.
For questions, contact Joyia Davis at email@example.com or 205-348-6383.