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The Warner Transportation Museum Is Closing

Effective July 1, 2024, our Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum will close to the public following recently announced changes to the facility where we are housed. Thank you to our visitors and the community for your support over the last 13 years.

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HISTORY’S HIGHLIGHTS
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The Closing of the Warner Transportation Museum

Effective July 1, 2024, our Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum will close to the public following recently announced changes to the facility where we are housed. Thank you to our visitors and the community for your support over the last 13 years. Since its founding on December 13, 2011, the Museum has always strived to uphold its mission to broaden the knowledge of transportation related topics that gave rise to the City of Tuscaloosa’s development and human culture through exhibits […]

Southern Queer History: Tuscaloosa Lesbian Coalition Exhibit

From March 19 until July 20, 2024, the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum will be presenting Southern Queer History: Tuscaloosa Lesbian Coalition, an exhibit aimed at uncovering the hidden history of the queer community in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. In collaboration with the Summersell Center for the Study of the South, University of Alabama Graduate Student, Callum Campbell, researched the obscured narratives of the queer community through the lens of the Tuscaloosa Lesbian Coalition (TLC). By examining how the queer community communicated, […]

The 38th Annual Sakura Festival

The 38th Annual Sakura Festival will be at the Warner Transportation Museum on Saturday, March 23rd from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Annual Sakura Haiku contest is open to entries online, here! The last day to enter is March 15th. Winners of the Haiku Contest will be announced at the festival and certificates will be mailed out at a later date. The theme of this year’s Sakura Festival is “Uketsugu” or “Preserve.” The spring celebration of Sakura, or cherry blossoms, reminds […]

Spring Break 2024 Hours of Operation

Happy Spring Break from The University of Alabama Museums!

Upcoming Events and Exhibits

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What We Wore

Jun 22

What We Wore

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