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Regular Hours 

  • Tuesday–Friday: 9 am–4 pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 1–4 pm
  • Monday: closed

Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

The gift shop is open Tuesday–Friday, 9 am–4 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 1 pm–4 pm.

Public Entrance

The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology is located on the Central Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (please visit the interactive campus map). The public entrance is on Maynard Street. (This is also the accessible entrance. Take the sidewalk to the ramp on the south side of the building.)

Public entrance to the Kelsey Museum

Address / Phone Number

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, 434 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1390


Parking Information

There are several parking options. Metered parking is available on Maynard Street (coin only), State Street (electronic meters), and East William Street (electronic meters). Metered parking is free after 6 pm on Mondays through Saturdays and all day on Sundays. Please refer to the Central Campus parking map for additional options. Have questions about parking? Please call 734.764.9304.

Dining Options

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Construction Updates near the Kelsey Museum

There are currently several construction projects to the north and south of the Kelsey Museum. We are excited about the upcoming changes and our new neighbors at the Trotter Multicultural Center.  

During this period, the Museum will remain open, but please allow extra time for your visit as the normal parking and routes may vary. We welcome you to contact us prior to your visit. For guidance, please call 734.764.9304 or email


  • The walkway between the Kelsey and the LSA Building will be closed from Friday, May 10 through Monday, June 3. The Kelsey’s Maynard Street stairs and loggia (covered walk) will remain open. Visitors requiring an accessible entry can use the Newberry entrance (weekdays only) or access the Maynard entrance via the loggia from State Street. In addition, the Maynard Street sidewalk south of the Kelsey will be closed June 11–July 2. Click here for more information.
  • The pathway between LSA Building and the Michigan Union is fenced and closed to pedestrian traffic.
  • The Paid Visitor Parking Lot on Maynard Street (next to LSA Building) is closed during construction.
  • There will be a large volume of construction traffic in the area for the next two years. Please use extra caution.

Additional information on the following construction projects: