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    Russell Cave

    National Monument Alabama

For Kids

Junior Ranger Program

A Junior Ranger Program is available for children up to twelve years old. Complete the junior ranger activities during your visit and receive an official Russell Cave Junior Ranger badge and certificate from a Park Ranger.

Museum

The Museum area contains information about the history of the cave and replicas of artifacts that were found in the cave excavations. Learn about the people who lived in the Cave Shelter 9000 years ago.

Videos

There are several movies that are available to watch during your visit. These movies describe the lifeways of the people who lived at Russell Cave and the cave system itself.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The National Geographic Society purchased 310 acres surrounding the cave shelter area and donated the land to the American people. Russell Cave was designated as a National Monument in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy.