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    Russell Cave

    National Monument Alabama

Visitor Centers

The Gilbert H. Grosvenor Visitor Center is open year round, seven days a week, with the exception of New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Hours are 8:00 A.M. until 4:30 P.M. Central Standard Time.

The Visitor Center includes a Museum Area, Video Room, and the Eastern National Bookstore as well as a drinking fountain and restrooms.

Did You Know?

Atlatal and Spear

The atlatl, a spear thrower, was used for hunting at Russell Cave National Monument. This tool multiplies the force and distance of the spear and acts as an arm extension. The archeological evidence at this site includes deer antler hooks, deer antler handles, and stone weights.