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The Alabama Museum of Natural History is the oldest natural history museum in the state of Alabama and is housed in historic Smith Hall on the campus of the University of Alabama, one of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts architecture in region.
The Alabama Museum of Natural History is home to extensive displays of geology, zoology, mineralogy, paleontology, ethnology, history, and photography. The Museum hosts exhibits from the Age of Dinosaurs, the Coal Age, and the Ice Age as well as the Hodges meteorite, the only meteorite known to have struck a human, and the State Fossil of Alabama, Basilosaurus cetoides.
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