Monday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
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133 4th Ave NE
Decatur, AL 35601
133 4th Ave NE (adjacent to the Museum)
Secondary parking #1:
431 Holly St NE
Secondary parking #2:
510 Cherry St NE
In the Cook Museum of Natural Science, you’ll be able to experience nature up-close through interactive exhibits and hands-on activities that will keep the entire family engaged! You’ll leave amazed, excited, and inspired by the natural world.
Here are a few highlights:
...and much, much more!
Click here to see our Exhibit Galleries
Charter Memberships are special limited time opportunities to be a part of the founding community of supporters who will enjoy a wide array of benefits including free regular general admission, a special commemorative gift, and other exclusive opportunities.
Click here to learn more about Charter Memberships.
We are planning for field trips to the museum to begin in the Fall 2019 semester for school and homeschooling groups. We will release more information about field trip planning and booking closer to our grand opening. Be sure to sign up to receive updates via email from us in order to stay up-to-date with the latest information.
We are looking for volunteers! Visit our volunteer page to see all available positions. When you see an opportunity you’re interested in, click the “Proceed to Application” link at the bottom of the page. Thanks for your interest and support!
We have a limited number of naming opportunities still available, along with the opportunity to add your name to the museum’s Founders Hall. If you would like more information about how to make a pledge or donate to the museum, contact Jeanne Payne at email@example.com.
To help share the amazing life around us, we seek to provide the public with a rich and diverse resource of natural science specimens that encourage discussion, teaching, and curiosity.
If you would like for us to consider an item you own for donation, please visit our Collections page to learn more about that process!
We are currently in the process of hiring over 50 people to staff the museum leading up to grand opening. To see our current openings and apply, go to our careers page. We will review applications and respond to qualified applicants. Please no solicitations, as we will not accept resumes in-person.
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