Anniston Museum of Natural History

Anniston Museum of Natural History

The Anniston Museum of Natural History in Anniston, Calhoun County, is home to displays that range from Egyptian mummies, to dinosaur bones, to an extensive collection of mounted birds.

The Anniston Museum of Natural History is a nationally accredited museum with the purpose of enhancing public knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of living things and their environments. The Museum preserves and studies collections that relate to humankind and the natural environment and interprets these through interdisciplinary exhibits and programs. The Museum is committed to providing educational, recreational, and economic benefits which will improve the quality of life for diverse audiences.

In 1991 the museum received accreditation from the American Association of Museums and in 2002 it became the first Smithsonian Institution affiliate in Alabama. Since the late 1990s the museum has seen about 60,000 visitors per year.


800 Museum Dr, Anniston, AL 36206-2813

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