exterior of the museum

A City On The Move

The Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum (owned by the City of Tuscaloosa and operated by The University of Alabama Museums) is housed in the historic Queen City Pool House on Jack Warner Parkway and advances knowledge and appreciation of Tuscaloosa’s local and regional history.

Plan Your Visit Warner Transportation Museum
historic and current aerial views of Tuscaloosa

DISCOVER THE STORY OF TUSCALOOSA

HISTORY’S HIGHLIGHTS

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!

What We Wore Exhibit

To raise awareness and kickoff Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Turning Point Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Center will be presenting What We Wore, an exhibit highlighting the experiences of sexual assault survivors at the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum. This exhibit will open on April 2, 2024 and run through June 29, 2024 during the museum’s normal operating hours of 10:00 am until 4:30 pm, Tuesday through Saturday. Watch WVUA 23’s coverage of the exhibit’s opening.  One of the most common misconceptions about sexual […]

Upcoming Events and Exhibits

Jun 18

What We Wore

Jun 19

What We Wore

a display including an old motorcycle