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Please be aware that many venues are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. We have added a new section of “Virtual Field Trips” on FieldTripDirectory.com in your state and beyond! Use the activity filter below to search for virtual trips, resources, and distance learning options in Alabama or CLICK HERE for a list of virtual trips nationwide. Explore topics in the arts, science, social studies, and more from anywhere.

Alabama Museum of Natural History

The Alabama Museum of Natural History’s exhibits depicts the natural diversity of Alabama from the Age of Dinosaurs, the Coal Age, and the Ice Age. Virtual activities available.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites, Science Museums & Exhibits GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA, TuscaloosaTEL - 205-348-7550

Children's Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa

Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa has interactive exhibits, and a large demonstration area where students participate in true hands-on learning experiences.

ACTIVITY - Children's Museums & Indoor Fun GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, School, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA, TuscaloosaTEL - 205-349-4235

Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center

The Mercedes-Benz Visitor Center’s houses interactive exhibits exploring the German automaker’s history & vintage cars and a tour of the plant.

ACTIVITY - Business & Economics GRADE LEVEL - Middle School, High School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trip, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA, Tuscaloosa, VanceTEL - 205-507-2252

Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum

The Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum advances knowledge and appreciation of Tuscaloosa’s local and regional history.

ACTIVITY - History Museums, Exhibits & Sites GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA, Tuscaloosa

Moundville Archaeological Park

Moundville Archaeological Park is one of the nation’s premier Native American heritage sites with 29 platform mounds, an archaeological museum & a nature trail.

ACTIVITY - Archaeology/Paleontology, History Museums, Exhibits & Sites, Multicultural & Heritage GRADE LEVEL - Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA, Tuscaloosa
, Moundville
TEL - 205-371-8732

The University of Alabama Arboretum

The University of Alabama Arboretum is a 60-acre arboretum in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The Arboretum’s primary emphasis is on Alabama’s native flora and fauna.

ACTIVITY - Botanical Gardens & Arboreta GRADE LEVEL - All Grades PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA, TuscaloosaTEL - 205-553-3278

Tuscaloosa Barnyard

Tuscaloosa Barnyard offers many activities where visitors can rotate through hands-on experiences such as bottle feeding a baby animal, petting and feeding other farm animals.

ACTIVITY - Petting Zoos/Barnyard Fun GRADE LEVEL - Early Childhood, Elementary School PROGRAM TYPE - Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities COST - Fee GROUP TYPE - School, Scout, Camp, Homeschool, Family ALABAMA, TuscaloosaTEL - 205-248-0773

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Please be aware that many venues are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. See the individual websites for updates.

In the meantime, we have added a new section of Virtual Field Trips on FieldTripDirectory.com! These virtual resources cover topics in the arts, science, social studies, and beyond.

Please enjoy the resources and stay safe.