Welcome to the Museum of Cultural and Natural History at Central Michigan University!  The museum supports research and teaching in cultural and natural history. It also serves as a laboratory for students enrolled in CMU's Museum Studies minor and Public History major.

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

Museum Hours: 

The Museum is closed from November 18, 2020, through January 10, 2021 in observance of CMU and State of Michigan COVID-19 precautions. 

Museum staff is available for assistance via phone or email until December 11, and then will be unavailable during the CMU winter break until January 4, 2021 when the university reopens. 

Starting January 11, 2021, our hours are: 

  • Mondays through Thursdays 8a-5p
  • Fridays 8a-11a and 2p-5p
  • Closed: Saturdays, Sundays, and University holidays