Membership with the Museum of Anthropology means joining a lively group of people inspired by diversity, engaged with the world, and open to exchanging new ideas.  Join now, and experience MOA’s exhibits and programs that educate, inform, excite, and delight. Giving a membership as a gift to friend or loved one? Just let us know during purchasing. 

To purchase a membership, visit the museum office: Room 2002, Mizzou North, 115 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, MO 65203.  At this time, memberships may be paid for with Cash or Check only

Individual $35

Household $50

Student/Senior $25

(Fully tax-deductible)

Young Friends Program

The Young Friends are a group of active members ages 21-45 with a mission to raise awareness of the Museum of Anthropology among the area’s young professionals and graduate students; help to attract new young members to the Museum; and to support and promote the Museum’s mission through a variety of social, educational, and fundraising activities.

Join the Young Friends to receive invitations to exciting events designed specifically for young professionals and graduate students, PLUS all of the exciting benefits of regular Museum Membership.  To become a Young Friends member, simply join the Museum of Anthropology at any level and then select the "Young Friends" membership type. 

For additional inquiries about Membership, please contact or 573.882.3573.

Membership Benefits

  • Invitations to exhibit openings
  • Invitation to members-only events
  • Subscription to MOA Calendar of Events
  • 10% savings on MOA shop purchases