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The state of Alabama?s natural history and related artifacts are collected, documented, displayed and promoted at the Alabama Museum of Natural History. It is located in Smith Hall of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Established in 1831, it is the oldest museum in the state.

The museum serves as repository of artifacts such as fossils, photos, rocks, prehistoric weapons and tools, and biological specimens found in the state. The museum?s exhibits showcase Alabama through the ages, from the Dinosaur Age to the Ice Age. The museum?s collections are ideal specimens for study in the fields of geology, mineralogy, paleontology, archeology, history, photography, and zoology. It is also the home of the Hodges Meteorite, which is infamous for being the only extraterrestrial object to ever hit a human. The museum also houses a Mammoth skull excavated from the Tombigbee River. The museum is open for daily public tours.
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