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Research & Collections

National Fossil Day 2021

National Fossil Day at the Alabama Museum of Natural History is on October 13 at 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM.

Visit the Alabama Museum of Natural History on October 13 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM for a free event to celebrate National Fossil Day and the scientific and educational value of paleontology and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations!

From 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM, Dr. Takehito Ikejiri will be giving a talk titled ‚ÄúDiversity and mass extinction of marine vertebrates in Cretaceous Alabama tides: a new insight toward the end of the dinosaur era”.

We’ll also be handing out the Alabama Avocational Paleontologist Award to the 2021 recipient!

Join us for the 12th Anniversary of National Fossil Day!