Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Ann Arbor

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The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology is a museum of archaeology located on the University of Michigan central campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in the United States. The museum is a unit of the University of Michigan's College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. It has a collection of more than 100,000 ancient and medieval artifacts from the civilizations of the Mediterranean and the Near East. In addition to displaying its permanent and special exhibitions, the museum sponsors research and fieldwork and conducts educational programs for the public and for schoolchildren. The museum also houses the University of Michigan Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology.
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  • There are very few good archaeology museums in the US, and this is one of them! The museum has been very innovative with technology and reconstructions, like that of the room of the mysteries and the ...  more »
  • A two-star review by a Quintin K from Georgia called the Kelsey Museum a “low point of UM’s Museum Collection,” but his review was entirely unfair to the museum. His first complaint is of a “hostile d...  more »
  • The Museum is housed in a very pretty building and has a small collection of Roman, Greek and Egyptian exhibits
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  • Incredible artifacts dating back 3,000 years! Very helpful and knowledgeable staff.
  • When you feel like giving your little one a treat. Great place.
  • Went with a friend to a lecture. It was very well presented. The prof was not arrogant nor made those of us lacking a deep knowledge of archeology welcome and did a very interesting presentation! So nice this museum is close and open to public.
  • This is an incredible museum! So many fantastic ancient artifacts are stored here, and most people have no idea it exists. From Egypt to Rome, you'll find artifacts from all across the ancient world. The most amazing museum in Ann Arbor that you probably haven't been to!
  • Very interesting displays, a bit small
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