Welcome to the Museum of Cultural and Natural History at Central Michigan University! The museum supports research and teaching in cultural and natural history and serves as a laboratory for students enrolled in the museum studies program at CMU.

Our exhibits are open to the public, and we offer tours and classroom activities for teachers and students.

Tour Tuesday Registration (Family programs offered each Tuesday in July)

July 18 Great Lakes Adventure Tour Tuesday Registration

July 25 Marvelous Mayans Tour Tuesday Registration

All dates 10:00-11:00am


Selfie Exhibit

The Museum of Cultural and Natural History at Central Michigan University is seeking selfies from current and past students, staff, faculty and alumni for an exhibit celebrating the founding of Central Michigan University 125 years ago in 1892. “CMU Around the World--A Selfies Exhibit” featuring selfies about how your time at CMU has shaped your life will be featured in the Museum corridor in Rowe Hall on CMU’s Mount Pleasant campus. Click here for photograph submission rules: Selfies rules

Museum Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Free and open to the public.  Located in Rowe Hall.​ (view map)​​