Anniston Museum of Natural History

Anniston Museum of Natural History

Presented by Anniston Museum of Natural History at Anniston Museum of Natural History

Explore the wilds of Africa, the wonders of the North American wilderness, and the mysteries of 2,000 year old mummies in the seven fascinating exhibit halls of Anniston Museum of Natural History.

Open-air exhibits place you face to face with majestic–and often deadly–animals! See one of the country’s oldest exhibits of birds in their habitats, and explore the children’s discovery room for hands-on experiences with Alabama’s natural wonders. Visit the Changing Exhibit Gallery for a look at how artists interpret nature. Stroll along outdoor nature trails and enjoy global shopping in the Museum Store.

Educational opportunities abound at the Museum. From natural history programs to Safari tours to summer day camp, the Museum’s in-house education department develops programs and events that merge fun and learning. Teachers and their students can choose from a variety of curriculum-building programs; and parents and their children can enjoy a number of leisure-learning opportunities.

At Anniston Museum of Natural History, there’s something for everyone. On your next trip through Anniston, make Anniston Museum of Natural History a must see. You won’t regret it!!

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For Visitors:

The Anniston Museum of Natural History reserves the right to terminate the visit of any individual or group that is inadequately supervised or fails to adhere to standards of behavior designed to protect the museum collection and exhibits


Videography and flash photography for personal use only is permitted in the exhibit halls.

Group Visits to Anniston Museum of Natural History

Discounted group rates are available for pre-scheduled tours, for groups of 10 or more.

To receive a group rate, pre-book your tour at least two weeks in advance for a self-guided and three weeks in advance for a guided tour.

Payment will be made upon arrival and must be paid in one payment. Cash, check (with ID), VISA and MasterCard are accepted. Please note: Any adults and children accompanying the group, but who pay individually at the front desk, (anyone whose payment is not included already in the group leader’s single payment, made at time of check-in) will be asked to pay regular full price admission. There are no exceptions.

To schedule your tour, e-mail or call the Tour Coordinator at 256-237-6766 ext 116.

Admission Info

General admission:
Senior Citizen (age 60+)/$5.50
age 3 & under/free

Member admission:
Member adult and member child / free with membership card

(if your membership cards have been lost
or stolen, please contact the membership
department immediately for replacement.)

If you have a group of ten or more, you may book a pre-scheduled tour through the Museum’s Tour Coordinator. Click here for more information.


Dates & Times

2011/09/01 - 2037/01/01

Additional time info:

Open Mondays Memorial Day through Labor Day, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday–Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 pm
**** No tickets will be sold after 4:30 pm, in order to assure visitors are able to view and enjoy everything. ****
The Museum is closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Location Info

Anniston Museum of Natural History

800 Museum Drive , Anniston, AL 36206