Welcome to the Museum of Anthropology!

The Museum of Anthropology is open every day except Monday and is FREE to visit.

It is located in Mizzou North, 115 Business Loop 70 W, Columbia, Missouri, on the east end of the building. The museum exhibits are on the second floor which may be accessed by the east elevators or stairs. The museum shop is located on the first floor between the main entrance and the east elevators.  The Museum of Anthropology’s main office is located on the second floor in Room 2002.


Visitor parking is located on the first and third rows in the south lot.  There is a covered drop-off area in front of the main entrance.  Accessible parking is marked.   Buses may unload between the east and central entrances and park behind the building in the north parking lot.  Buses should not block the circle drive for unloading.

Driving Directions

From St. Louis:  Take I-70 west to Columbia. Take Providence Road exit, turn left onto Providence Rd.  Follow Providence Rd. to Business Loop 70 W, turn right.  Follow Business Loop to N Garth Ave, turn right.  Mizzou North is the large building on the left.

From Kansas City:  Take I-70 east to Columbia. Take West Boulevard exit, turn right onto Business Loop 70 W.  Follow Bus Loop to N Garth Ave, turn left.  Mizzou North is on the left.


The Museum of Anthropology has a demonstrated commitment to welcoming individuals and families affected by autism. All staff have completed required training with the University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders to become an Autism Friendly Business.


Autism Friendly Business

ADA Social Narrative for MoA Visitors

Mizzou North Museums Reference List

Museum of Anthropology Hours

Tuesday - Friday  9am - 4pm
Saturday - Sunday  12pm - 4pm

Museum Shop Hours
( Subject to Volunteer Availability - please call to confirm: 882-3591)

Tuesday - Friday  10am - 4pm
Saturday & Sunday  12pm - 4pm

Office Hours, Room 2002

Monday - Friday  8am - 4pm