Discovery Day: Native American Tribes

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Educate yourself on the Southeastern tribes of the Native American peoples at the Anniston Museum of Natural History. Learn about their cultures and daily life through hands-on activities and artifacts not currently on display. 

Earth Day

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Earth Day provides the perfect opportunity to Explore Your World at Anniston Museums and Gardens! Enjoy the outdoors on one of our nature trails or Bird of Prey trail, learn about and meet some endangered Alabama native species in the Alabama: Sands to Cedars exhibit hall, and make your own seed paper to take home and plant.

Early Explorers: Johnny Appleseed

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Encourage your preschooler’s wonder and curiosity about history at the Berman Museum. 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 explore the tall tale of Johnny Appleseed through a story and craft.

Anniston Museums and Gardens Plant Sale

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Join us for our annual Spring Plant Sale! We will have a variety of sun and shade plants, trees and shrubs, perennials and tropicals, hanging baskets, and houseplants. The Plant Sale will take place rain or shine!

Anniston Museums and Gardens Plant Sale

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Join us for our annual Spring Plant Sale! We will have a variety of sun and shade plants, trees and shrubs, perennials and tropicals, hanging baskets, and houseplants. The Plant Sale will take place rain or shine!

Anniston Museums and Gardens Members Exclusive Plant Sale

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Join us for our annual Spring Plant Sale! We will have a variety of sun and shade plants, trees and shrubs, perennials and tropicals, hanging baskets, and houseplants. The Plant Sale will take place rain or shine! For this Member Exclusive day, Members must show their Anniston Museums and Gardens’ membership card. 

Salamanders!

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Salamanders are unique amphibians that look like a cross between a frog and a lizard. Join us as we learn about these interesting creatures and meet a few as well! After that, take a hike on the lower nature trail with one of our Educational Interpreters as we look for salamanders in their natural habitat.

Third Thursday in the Gardens: Magnolias

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Magnolia trees are grown for their extravagant flowers and handsome foliage. Many hybrids and species are available to gardeners. Join us for a special Third Thursday in the Gardens Zoom as Dr. Gary Knox highlights some wonderful and unusual Magnolias.

Inside Out: That’s a Strange Way to Smell and Taste!

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The senses of taste and smell are really just two versions of the same sense. All animals use these senses to distinguish between something that is edible or inedible. How they taste and smell, however, may surprise you! Learn how taste buds work and how smell and taste work together through a variety of activities and experiments including a smell scavenger hunt.

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!