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Pope Tavern Archaeology Camp (June 12-16, 2023)

UA Museums volunteer demonstrates sifting to a young child

The Pope’s Tavern Museum will host a Junior Archaeology Camp for students in grades 1-12 from Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 16th, 2023. Moundville Archaeological Park and Museum’s Education Department will be facilitating this program to bring the resources and skills of archaeological practice to the Florence community. The camp will be divided into three groups based on age: The camp will introduce students to the concepts of archaeology through hands-on investigation and research. Students will learn how to research, plan, excavate, […]

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Saturday in the Park: Pottery

On Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 11 am until 2 pm, Tammy Beane will be demonstrating Native American pottery firing techniques and teaching the craft of replicating Southeastern pottery traditions. Make your own piece of pottery to take home! To ensure material availability, registration is required for participating in the pottery class. All are welcome to observe. How to Register Please fill out this online form so that we know how many people to expect at the event. Hours This […]

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Museum Closures Due to Severe Weather

With the impending threat of severe weather, including the high risk of tornadoes and dangerous weather in West and Central Alabama, normal UA operations will be suspended at 12:30 p.m. today. This means that the Alabama Museum of Natural History, the Gorgas House Museum, the Paul W. Bryant Museum, the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum, and Moundville Archaeological Park will all be closed. Normal Operations resume on February 17, 2023.

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