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University Museum


Kent Hall

 
The University Museum serves as a center of object-based learning and a resource for New Mexico State University students, faculty, staff, and the Las Cruces community to explore human experiences—past, present and future. We preserve collections from the Southwest and around the world, develop original exhibitions, conduct research, and use the museum space and collections in teaching and as training for future museum professionals. 

 For Thanksgiving Break The University Museum will be closed. Starting Saurday November 19th and will reopen Monday November 28th. The museum staff wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!
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Visit Us

For the fall of 2022, the Museum is open to the public from 12 PM  - 4 PM Monday through Saturdays, excluding federal holidays, NMSU administrative holidays, and NMSU semester breaks.

Contact Us:

General Museum Inquiries
museum@nmsu.edu, (575) 646-5161 (voicemail when museum is closed to the public)

Director: Dr. Fumi Arakawa, farakawa@nmsu.edu (M-F 8AM - 5PM)

The University Museum's administrative office is shared with the Department of Anthropology in Breland Hall.

anthropology.nmsu.edu