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Tickets are not required to visit the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences.


Public Walk-in Hours

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: noon-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:30-5 p.m.
Saturday: 1-4 p.m.
Lister Hill Library 1st Floor 

Want to schedule a tour? Contact curator Christina McClellan at mcclelcm@uab.edu to make an appointment.



Physical Location:
Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences
Room 160
1700 University Boulevard
Birmingham, AL 35233

Mailing Address:
Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences
Lister Hill Library
Room 160
1720 2nd Avenue S
Birmingham, AL 35294-0013


Parking Suggestions

(NOTE: charges for different decks vary and LHL does not validate parking).

  • Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital (1720 University Boulevard)
  • University Boulevard Parking Deck (1915 University Boulevard)
  • Children's Hospital Parking Deck (7th Avenue South at 16th Street)
  • Limited 2-hour metered parking available in the blocks immediately surrounding Lister Hill Library



Email: medicalmuseum@uab.edu
Phone: 205.934.2355