Transportation Museum Returns to UA Control

Tuscaloosa City Hall transitioned the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum back to the control of The University of Alabama, which oversaw the formation of the museum when it opened in late 2011. City officials estimate the move will save the city between $30,000 and $50,000. Michelle Lepianka Carter | The Tuscaloosa News

Tuscaloosa Transportation Museum waives admission charge; now free for all to tour

“We are very excited to open the doors of the Transportation Museum to all of our residents and visitors to enjoy and be able to learn about Tuscaloosa’s rich history,” said Mayor Walter Maddox. According to a city release, The Transportation Museum wants to follow the example set by major museums in Baltimore, Cincinnati, Dallas

Transportation Museum opens its doors

An audience of financial, aesthetic and political supporters applauded the opening of the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum on Tuesday morning, the culmination of planning and renovations that took about seven years. The museum, featuring artifacts, replications, photographs and iPad displays of the area’s history as reflected through rivers, roads, rails and other forms of