The Secret Life of Things: Sixty Years of Museum Anthropology at Wayne State

* Exhibits temporarily closed due to Coronavirus Outbreak*

 

In celebration of the Gordon L. Grosscup Museum of Anthropology's 60th Anniversary, The Secret Life of Things: Sixty Years of Museum Anthropology at Wayne State University, oppened in November 2018. This anniversary exhibit, featured 60 notable objects from the Museum's vaults that showcase the diversity of cultures, technologies, and histories represented in the Museum's extensive ethnographic, archaeological, and archival collections.

Since its founding in 1958 the Museum of Anthropology has hosted numerous exhibits and provided hands-on research and training opportunities for generations of students, faculty, and community members.

The museum is staffed by student volunteers. Becasue we are kept open by volunteers we recommend you reach out ahead of time if you are coming from a distance so we can be sure there is a docent on hand.  Admission is free.

For group visits and guided tours, please e-mail the museum to schedule your visit.

 

 

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1227 Old Main (first floor)
4841 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201 (map)
GrosscupMuseum@wayne.edu

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