PLEASE NOTE: All times, dates and costs listed are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead for the most current information on times, dates and cost, 256-237-6766.
Programs and Events
Save the Date!! Tuesday, April 12, 2016
The Longleaf Botanical Garden will host a "Pollinators in the Landscape" workshop. There will be presentations on pollinator plants in the garden, milkweeds for Alabama landscapes, and other related topics. If you are interested in being a friend to our bees and butterflies ... Then you must attend this half-day workshop. Stay tuned for more details regarding additional topics, registration and fees.
While winter hasn't even arrived in central Alabama, our volunteers are working feverishly to get ready for the 2016 Spring Plant Sale that benefits the Longleaf Botanical Garden. This year's theme is "Planting for Pollinators." We will be featuring great pollinator plants for Alabama landscapes. Mark your calendar for Friday and Saturday, April 22-23, 2016. Come for a selection of plants featuring trees, shrubs, sun and shade perennials, and vegetables. Times to be announced soon.
General Hours and Admission: Valid through Memorial Day, 2016
Tuesday through Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday, 1-5pm
Closed Mondays now through Memorial Day
***** No tickets will be sold after 4:30pm, in order to assure visitors are able to view and enjoy everything. *****
Note: Nature Space Discovery Room closes daily at 4pm, and Anniston Museum Store closes daily at 4:45 pm. If you wish to take advantage of these areas, please plan your visit accordingly.
$6 per adult; $ 5.50 per senior (age 60+); $5 per child (ages 4-17); children under 3 are free
***** Extra cost for some special programs and events*. Call for details. *****
Members are required to show cards for all family members for free admission: If your cards have been lost or stolen, contact the membership department right away for replacement: email@example.com or 256-237-6766 ext. 120
NOTICE TO VISITORS TO THE GARDENS AND TRAILS:
MUSEUM DRIVE GATE LOCKS DAILY AT 5:30PM
Anniston Museum's outdoor Gardens and Trails are open seven days a week, regardless of holidays, however, Museum Drive is only accessible by car from 8am to 5:30pm, during regular business hours on normal operating days. On days the Museum is open for business, all visitors must move their vehicles to the lower end of the park before 5:30pm, or risk being locked in until the next regular operating day.
Founded in 1930, 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. Exit 185 off I-20 between Birmingham and Atlanta. North on State Hwy 21 seven miles. Anniston Museum is located in Lagarde Park at the intersection of State Hwys 21/431.