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Past Exhibits

Extended Museum Closure Due to COVID-19

As a safety measure against the spread of COVID-19, the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum will be closed to the public through January 31, 2021, per the City of Tuscaloosa.

Teaser Exhibit – Chronicles of the Arctic Circle

Due to the extended closure of the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, we wanted to share a teaser exhibit on our winter exhibition: Chronicles of the Arctic Circle.  We hope you enjoy this mini-version of the exhibit and visit the museum to see the full exhibition when we reopen on January 5, 2021.

Museum Closure Due to COVID-19

In an effort to protect the healthcare system and maintain essential City functions among rising COVID-19 cases, the city of Tuscaloosa has announced that access to City buildings and events has been limited.

Today is Giving Tuesday!

Today is Giving Tuesday, which is a day set aside to empower people and organizations to transform their communities and the world! If you’d like to participate in this year’s Giving Tuesday event, we’d like to let you know about all of the ways you can help support the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum!

Thanksgiving Schedule

The Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum will be closed for Thanksgiving on the dates of November 26 and November 27, 2020. We will reopen on Saturday, November 28, 2020.

Winter Exhibit: Chronicles of the Arctic Circle – OPENS TODAY!

Starting on November 10, 2020, the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum is launching a new exhibit titled Chronicles of the Arctic Circle, which aims to make this winter season feel wintrier for visitors while they enjoy learning about the area, animals, and history associated with the Arctic Circle.

Details Unseen: The Hidden Secrets of Bugs

Details Unseen: The Hidden Secrets of Bugs is the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum’s summer virtual exhibit. This exhibition is a collaboration between the Blount Scholars Nature Photography Course and the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum.

MWWTM Open for General Visitation

We have an announcement!  The Museum is open for general visitation and can be visited Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.  At this time, all group tours, programs, meetings, and events are cancelled until further notice.

UA MUSEUMS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Due to the updates relating to COVID-19, all of the University of Alabama Museums (Alabama Museum of Natural History, The Gorgas House Museum, the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, and the Jones Archaeological Museum at Moundville Archaeological Park) will be closed until further notice.