Astronomy and Night Sky Programs
Russell Cave National Monument provides the perfect setting to witness remarkable night sky mysteries. Distant galaxies, exploding stars, and revolving planets that are light years away are waiting to be discovered by the next generation of astronomers. As the sky slowly dims into twilight, the magic of the Milky Way begins to unfold. So, keep your eye on the sky and regularly check our website to see when the next celestial adventure is scheduled.
Did You Know?
Russell Cave National Monument is the oldest rock shelter used regularly for a home in the Eastern United States. It was inhabited during all Prehistoric time periods: Paleo, Archaic, Woodland and Mississippian. Virtually every culture for over 10,000 years is represented by artifacts found here.