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Upcoming Events

26 Jun

Exhibit: Bama Bugs!

10:00 AM-4:30 PM

27 Jun

Exhibit: Bama Bugs!

10:00 AM-4:30 PM

28 Jun

Exhibit: Bama Bugs!

10:00 AM-4:30 PM

29 Jun

Exhibit: Bama Bugs!

10:00 AM-4:30 PM

Recent Exhibits & News

MothFest! 2018

MothFest! took place on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. at the Warner Transportation Museum.​Moth-ers of all ages were encouraged to attend this FREE event to observe, discover, and document the amazing diversity of moths that live in the Tuscaloosa area.  Special light and bait stations were set up to attract moths, and there

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Bama Bugs!

June 21 – September 1, 2018, at the Alabama Museum of Natural History, visitors enjoyed the photography of local insects by Kendra and John Abbott of Abbott Nature Photography.  Kendra and John are professional nature photographers, educators and outdoor enthusiasts based in Tuscaloosa, AL.  John has focused on dragonflies and damselflies throughout much of his career and

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2018 Summer Lecture Event: Evening Talks with Jim Phillips

Jim Phillips is a local historian and videographer who spoke at the museum in June 2018.  His talks provided guests with stories and the little known history of the state of Alabama highlighting ghost towns along the river, stagecoach travel, and the Civil War.  Each of these topics explored secret treasures found throughout the state.

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We are a blue star museum
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. The 2019 Blue Star Museums program began on Saturday, May 18, 2019, Armed Forces Day, and will end on Monday, September 2, 2019, Labor Day. Visit Blue Star Museums for more information.