As a cornerstone of The University of Alabama, the Gorgas House Museum will serve as an active community resource, committed to learning through exhibition, education, and social engagement.

Mission Statement

To preserve and interpret the Gorgas family legacy and their home’s significance to the history of The University of Alabama. As the first campus building, the Gorgas House Museum provides a connection between the original campus of 1831 and that of today.

The University of Alabama Museums

The Gorgas House Museum is part of a larger University of Alabama Museums system that includes the Alabama Museum of Natural History, Discovering Alabama, Moundville Archaeological Park, and the Office of Archaeological Research. Learn more about The University of Alabama Museums.

pencil sketch of Gorgas House