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.

Museum Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday - Closed
University closure and national holidays - Closed

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

2019 Curious Curators Application now available!

 Click here for 2019 Curious Curators application 

Special one-day behind-the-scenes program open to students entering 4th or 5th grade in Fall 2019. In addition to the online application, applicants must email a signed waiver and a one-page essay to cmuseum@cmich.edu. Tell us in your essay about your interest in museums and why you should be chosen to be a Curious Curator! Deadline to apply: Friday, June 28, 5:00 pm


Image of the 2019 Curious Curators application announcement.