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Saturday in the Park: Gourd Painting

On Saturday, March 30, 2024 from 10 am until 2 pm, Betsy Irwin will be painting gourds at Moundville Archaeological Park inside the Jones Archaeological Museum! Betsy will be demonstrating and offering hands-on learning with limited supplies on a first come basis. This program is free with park admission. Admission Location This program will take place inside the Jones Archaeological Museum. Moundville is located 13 miles south of Tuscaloosa, off Alabama Highway 69 and the physical address is 634 Mound State […]

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UA Museums’ Thanksgiving 2023 Hours of Operation

Moundville Archaeological Park

Each of our museums has its own holiday schedule so we’d like to help make it easier to know when they are closed and when they will be reopening. The Alabama Museum of Natural History The Alabama Museum of Natural History will be closed November 23 through November 26 and will reopen on November 27. The Gorgas House Museum The Gorgas House Museum will be closed November 22 through November 26 and will reopen on November 27. The Paul W. Bryant Museum The Paul W. […]

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Native American Heritage Month 2023

Mary Smith holding a woven mat

November is recognized as National American Indian Heritage Month! The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans. This year, Moundville Archaeological Park is celebrating Native American Heritage Month with award-winning Muscogee Creek Nation of Oklahoma artist, Mary Smith, and her apprentice for the month, Nancy Spain (Muscogee Creek Nation of Oklahoma), as […]

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Jr. Archaeology Day

Sloss Furnace Historical Landmark

Moundville Archaeological Park is participating in community outreach with Jr. Archaeology Day to learn about the history of Sloss Furnace through archaeological excavation and interpretation. This is a free event and no registration is required. All Ages are welcome and activities are geared towards K-12.

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