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Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology

Museum of Anthropology

Covid-19 Emergency. Museum Closed Until Further Notice.

University museums and galleries including the Gateway Science Museum, The Turner Print Museum, University Art Gallery, and Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology will be closed to the public until further notice.

Please call 530-898-5397 or email us at for any questions.

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