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Part of the State Street tour

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

434 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology supports teaching and research on Classical, Egyptian, and Middle Eastern archaeology through stewardship of its rich collections, an active exhibitions program, and sponsorship of ongoing field research. The Kelsey houses a collection of more than 100,000 artifacts, of which approximately 1,500 are on permanent display; in addition, the museum mounts two to three special exhibitions annually. As an exhibit museum at a public university, the Kelsey embraces a vigorous public outreach mission, engaging with local residents and visitors of all ages, from kindergarten through retirement. It also serves as the headquarters of the University of Michigan’s graduate program in Classical Art and Archaeology.

The museum is on State Street on Central Campus next to the LSA Building.

The Richardsonian Romanesque building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, includes a Tiffany window.
An exhibit room with low lighting and columns
The Kelsey houses a collection of more than 100,000 artifacts, many of which were excavated in Egypt and Iraq in the 1920s and 1930s.