5 Spring Break Ideas for Around Tuscaloosa

Hard to believe that Spring Break is already here, but if you don't have any plans to go out of town, here are some ideas for you and your family in and around Tuscaloosa.


Monday:  "Unlock" Spring Break.  Monday March 13 from 9 AM - 5 PM.  Search the museum for clues to find the key and unlock treasure!

Tuesday:  National Pie Day.  Tuesday, March 14 from 9 AM - 5 PM.  Play Pie Face!  Take part in some Math Challenge, and of course eat some delicious PIE!

Wednesday:  OWL TREE STORIES  All ages, 2:30 PM.  Planetarium

Thursday:  It's LEGO Time!  Thursday March 16 from 9 AM - 5 PM.  Use your imagination and build with Lego bricks.  Play Lego Bingo!  Design your own Mini-figure.

Friday:  St Patricks Day.  Search for Shamrocks!  Search the museum for lucky Shamrock coins all day!  Trade coins for prizes in the Lucky Leprechaun Shoppe!

Saturday:  Old Rock Sock Hop.  Saturday March 18 from 10 AM - 4 PM.  Join us for a rockin', rollin' good time complete with great tunes, fun crafts, and Root Beer floats! 

Moundville Archaeological Park

Park Hours:  The Park grounds are open daily from 9 AM to dusk.  Hours for the Jones Museum - daily 9 AM - 5 PM

Admission Prices:

  • Adults - $8
  • Seniors - $7
  • Students - $6
  • Children - $6
  • Under 5 - Free

The University of Alabama Museum of Natural History

For more than 150 years, the Alabama Museum of Natural History has celebrated Alabama's natural history through exhibitions, collections and quality programs of teaching, research, and service. EXPLORE Alabama with remarkable exhibitions and specimen collections detailing Alabama's natural history and ancient past. ADVENTURE out and experience Alabama's natural history and it's beautiful rivers and trails first hand. DISCOVER what makes Alabama special with Museum events and programming.

Hours    Monday-Saturday    10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.    

Admission    Adults -- $2    Students (K-12)/Senior Adults (55+) -- $1    Children under 5 -- Free    UA Students, Faculty & Staff -- Free


Sunday March 12 from 2 PM – 10 PM

Monday March 13 – Thursday March 16 from 10 AM – 10 PM

Friday March 17 from 10 AM – 12 AM

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Thu: 10-7

Fri-Sat: 10-8

Sun: 12:30-6

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