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“Experience the natural diversity of Alabama”
Located at the core of the University of Alabama Campus in historic Smith Hall, the Alabama Museum of Natural History is a supporting service essential to learning and quality of life at the Capstone. The Museum provides an appropriate setting for teaching, research, creative activity and service for UA students and visitors.Experience the natural diversity of Alabama through exhibits from the Age of Dinosaurs, the Coal Age, and the Ice Age. View the extensive displays of geology, zoology, mineralogy, paleontology, ethnology, history, and photography. Explore the Alabama Museum of Natural History housed in historic Smith Hall, one of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts architecture in the region. See the Hodges meteorite, the only meteorite known to have struck a human, and the State Fossil of Alabama: Basilosaurus cetoides.The Museum is located on the corner of Sixth Avenue and Capstone Drive on The University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa and is open Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Museum is small but so is the ticket price. Large skeleton was cool and the replicas of the field camp and dinosaurs skull was cool. Nice break from the road for an hour. Read more
Beautiful facility with great exhibits! There are three floors of exhibits to see. The only negative part of the experience was that parking space is limited to three spaces adjacent to the... Read more
Alabama Museum of Natural History
- Mon - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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