Mission Statement

The Museum of Anthropology trains university students in becoming museum professionals.  The museum's mission is to promote respect and appreciation for human diversity through our academic museum studies program within the Department of Anthropology.  The museum is committed to the care of collections and to inspiring a diverse community through exhibitions and events. 

Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology

Museum Hours

September 6-December 20, 2017

Tuesday-Saturday

11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Closed between exhibitions.  See exhibition schedule for specific dates.

Note: The Museum of Anthropology is completely wheelchair accessible.

Our Location

The museum is located in the Meriam Library complex, across from the main library entrance.

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Museum of Anthropology
CSU, Chico 95929-0400

Contact Us

anthromuseum@csuchico.edu
Phone: 530-898-5397

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