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The Black Belt Museum is working to preserve and celebrate the history and culture of the Black Belt and we need your help!

What do we do?

What don’t we do? Just have a look for yourself.

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The Museum supports a variety of public and school programs that are appropriate to a variety of age groups and interests.

HIGHLIGHT COLLECTIONS

The Black Belt Museum continues to develop professional-level research collections in geology and paleontology, historical objects and archives, arts and crafts, botany and zoology, and archaeology.

IN THE NEWS

The Museum supports a variety of public and school programs that are appropriate to a variety of age groups and interests.

Goal Diggers

The Museum remains a center for regional study, collections and public activities, with modern exhibits seen nowhere else in the Black Belt. It serves as a place for community and civic meetings and an organized tours, explorations, and events. In addition to long-term exhibits open on a daily basis, the Museum welcomes traveling exhibits in art, humanities, history, and science. Moreover, the Museum presents regional and local exhibits on a regular basis.

Mission and Philosophy


The mission of the Black Belt Museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret the landscape and rich history of the Black Belt of Alabama and Mississippi. The Black Belt Museum is dedicated to the idea that the Black Belt is a fascinating region with unique culture and geography, underserved by the disciplines of natural history, history and the humanities, and well-worthy of study and celebration.

James Lamb

James Lamb

(205) 652-3725

jlamb@uwa.edu

Tim Truelove

Tim Truelove

(205) 652-5405

ttruelove@uwa.edu

Brian Mast

Brian Mast

(205) 652-5528

bmast@uwa.edu

Contact Us

blackbeltmuseum@uwa.edu

205-652-3828

UWA Station 45 Livingston, AL 35470

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