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Moundville Archaeological Park Has Re-opened

Moundville Archaeological Park has re-opened its Admissions office and Museum! We are excited to be able to share the incredible history and culture of the Moundville site with all of our visitors again. New check-in procedures, as well as enhanced safety and cleaning protocols, have been implemented to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19

Alabama: In The Making Documentary

To celebrate its 200th anniversary of statehood, the State of Alabama created the Alabama Bicentennial Park in the heart of historic Montgomery and commissioned artist Caleb O’Connor to design a series of sixteen sculptural works depicting the state’s full history, from fossils to moon rockets.

Virtual Native American Festival: Announcement

Join thousands of online visitors on October 5-10, 2020 to experience the Virtual Moundville Native American Festival! We will have Native American performers, demonstrators, and living history teachers available to teach and celebrate Native American culture through interactive experiences.

VIRTUAL INDIAN SUMMER DAY CAMP

Are your kids stuck in the house and need something fun and creative to do? With the Virtual Indian Summer Day Camp, your kids will be introduced to Native American Arts and Culture, learn different techniques, and expand their creativity and artistic ability in a judgment-free learning space!

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.

UA MUSEUMS UPDATE CONCERNING COVID-19

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 now be closed until March 30.

UA MUSEUMS ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING COVID-19

The University of Alabama Museums plan to remain open according to their regular schedules, however, all group tours, programs, meeting, and events at our museums are cancelled until March 30, 2020.

APT Films Program at UA’s Moundville Archaeological Park

Inquiring minds want to know: what was life like at Moundville hundreds of years ago? “Archaeology Adventures,” a new television program aimed primarily at elementary school students in Alabama, answers that question. Dr. Alex Benitez, director of Moundville Archaeological Park, and Dr. John Blitz, professor in UA’s department of anthropology, recently assisted a film crew