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2019–2020 Holiday Hours

November 2019

Thursday, 28th (Thanksgiving Day) — Galleries and admin offices closed

Friday, 29th — Galleries open 11 am–4 pm; admin offices closed

Saturday, 30th — Galleries open 1–4 pm

December 2019

Sunday, 1st — Galleries open 1–4 pm

Tuesday, 24th — Galleries and admin offices open (regular hours)

Wednesday, 25th (Christmas Day) — Galleries and admin offices closed

Thursday, 26th — Galleries open 11 am–4 pm; admin offices closed

Friday, 27th — Galleries open 11 am–4 pm; admin offices closed

Saturday, 28th — Galleries open 1–4 pm; admin offices closed

Sunday, 29th — Galleries open 1–4 pm; admin offices closed 

Monday, 30th — Galleries and admin offices closed

Tuesday, 31st — Galleries open 11 am–4 pm; admin offices closed

January 2020

Wednesday, 1st (New Year's Day) — Galleries and admin offices closed

Normal gallery and admin office hours resume Thursday, January 2nd.

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 when the galleries are 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, State Street, and East William Street (all meters accept credit cards and coins). 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

State Street District Guide


Construction Updates near the Kelsey Museum

There are currently several construction projects to the south of the Kelsey Museum. 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 pedestrian walkway between LSA and the Student Union is now open.


  • 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: