Alabama Museum of Natural History
Located on the campus of the University of Alabama in Smith Hall, the Alabama Museum of Natural History (a unit of The University of Alabama Museums) has celebrated Alabama’s natural history through exhibitions, collections and quality programs of teaching, research, and service for over 150 years. ALMNH explores what makes Alabama special through remarkable exhibitions, specimen collections, and unique field science programs.
Department of Research and Collections
The Department of Research & Collections is responsible for overseeing the management and curation of The University of Alabama Museums’ collections and developing interdisciplinary research programs across the University that focus on museum-based research.
Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum
Located at Tuscaloosa’s historic Queen City Park along the Black Warrior River, the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum (a unit of The University of Alabama Museums) advances knowledge and appreciation of Tuscaloosa’s local and regional history and natural resources through exhibits, museum educational programs, and educational outreach efforts.
Tuscaloosa Public Library
The Tuscaloosa Public Library serves the 192,000 residents of Tuscaloosa County, as well as students attending the University of Alabama, Shelton State Community College, and Stillman College. TPL offers a full array of library services and materials from books in all formats including downloadable (e-books) to DVDs, from reference assistance to computer classes, and from children’s storytimes to book discussions. Materials and programs are designed to meet the needs of our community. The library currently has four service outlets: The Main Library, Brown Branch, Weaver Bolden Branch, and the Bookmobiles.