Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology

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Museum Members have access to membership perks! Our ROAM membership provides free admission to hundreds of museums across the county. Need a new tote? We’ve got you covered with our “I Heart Anthropology” tote bags. With your membership support, the museum can continue to provide free educational programs and exhibitions that stimulate, inspire, and build connections on campus and in the community.

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