Creature Feature

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Did you know that the Anniston Museums and Gardens is home to a variety of live reptiles, mammals, and birds? During this 30-minute program, you will meet one of our live animal ambassadors and learn how it can help you Explore Your World!  

Early Explorers: Caves

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Encourage your preschooler’s wonder and curiosity about nature at the Anniston Museum of Natural History. Along with a parent or caregiver, children are encouraged to explore and ask questions as they are introduced to a new topic each month. This month we will learn about caves and some animals that call them home

Crafting Like Cloisonné

Join us at the Berman Museum for this special Spring Break walk-up program. Visit our temporary gallery, Art of Emperors: Cloisonné and Enamelwork, and make a cloisonné craft so easy the entire family will enjoy it. 

Dinosaur Day

Many years ago, dinosaurs walked the Earth as the great rulers of the land. Join the Anniston Museum of Natural History and become a paleontologist for the day as we study and explore the awe-inspiring details of dinosaurs.

Dinosaur Day

Many years ago, dinosaurs walked the Earth as the great rulers of the land. Join the Anniston Museum of Natural History and become a paleontologist for the day as we study and explore the awe-inspiring details of dinosaurs.

Disgusting Defenses

The natural world is fascinating, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t sometimes gross. Explore the incredible, yet disgusting, defense mechanisms found throughout the Animal Kingdom.

Inside Out | Touchy, Touchy!

How are we designed to feel pressure, heat, texture, and pain? Did you know that your tactile sensitivity is not the same all over your body or that some animals have a super-sensitive touch sense? Learn the answers to these questions and discover the animals with tactile superpowers through discussion, activities, and experiments.

Inside Out | Touchy, Touchy!

We’ll discover how different animals use their super-sensitive sense of touch to do these things and learn why they can through activities and experiments. 

Inside Out | Touchy, Touchy!

Explore how we use our sense of touch to gather information about the world around us and learn how animals’ whiskers have a special design and function related to touch through activities and experiments