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    Russell Cave

    National Monument Alabama

Indoor Activities

Museum
Russell Cave Museum
Antoine Fletcher
 

Museum

Admission to the museum is free of charge. The museum features artifacts and reproductions found in Russell Cave, and shows the lifeways and tools of prehistoric people who used the cave shelter.

 
Eastern National
Eastern National
Eastern National
 

Eastern National Bookstore and Gift Shop

Russell Cave has a small gift shop located in the Gilbert H. Grosvenor Visitor Center. The gift shop contains NPS passport books and stamps, Russell Cave informational books, replica spearpoints, and bow drills and other books on Southeastern Native Americans.

 
Junior Ranger Hat
 

Junior Ranger Program

Ask for your Junior Ranger booklet upon your arrival at the visitor center. You may complete the questions during your visit, and receive an official Russell Cave Junior Ranger Badge and certificate!

 
Natl Parks America's Best Idea
America's Best Idea Movie
 

Videos

Russell Cave has a wide selection of videos for you to choose from. Videos are free of charge and vary in length from eight minutes to one hour. A ranger will be glad to assist you with the free video presentation.

Did You Know?

Left Entrance to Russell Cave

The Russell Cave National Monument area used to be under the sea during the Mississippian Period around 350 million years ago? Fossils of brachipods, corals and crinoids have been discovered in the limestone rocks and weathered soils at the site.