Faculty, students and community partners curate exhibits at DU’s Museum of Anthropology, which is home to over 100,000 anthropological artifacts and objects. The museum serves as a research, teaching and training center in the ethical stewardship of museum collections.

Exhibits in the museum's gallery are free and open to the public. Most of the collection is available for research and viewing by appointment or online.



DU Museum of Anthropology

Directions & Parking

From I-25: Take the University Ave exit to the south, then turn right at Asbury. You'll find Sturm Hall on your left at the intersection of Asbury and Race.

From Evans, going west: Turn right on Race; Sturm Hall will be on your right.

From Evans, going east: Turn left on High Street, then right on Asbury. Sturm Hall will be on your right at Race.

Parking: Paid parking is available at Asbury Avenue Lot #317 and the Evans Garage Lot #301. You can find one-hour street parking in the streets surrounding campus.

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Access DUMA Collections

DUMA supports and encourages use of the collections and documentation for research, educational and exhibition purposes. To request research access or collections use, or to arrange a collections tour, please contact the Curator of Collections, Sarah Carlson, by email or at 303-871-2543.

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Submit an Exhibit Proposal

The Museum of Anthropology accepts proposals for temporary exhibits in the Sturm Hall gallery from faculty, graduate students and community partners. Download the proposal submission form below or contact Christina Kreps with questions.

Download the Proposal Form

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Our Team

The University of Denver Museum of Anthropology (DUMA) is dedicated to increasing knowledge and understanding of world cultures and human diversity. Get to know our faculty and staff below and learn more about their work.