Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

  • Ann Arbor

About Us


The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology creates knowledge, explores the past, and educates for the future.


The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology advances understanding and appreciation of the ancient Mediterranean world through our collections, research, exhibitions, and fieldwork.

  • Stewardship: preserving collections and information for future generations in a sustainable way
  • Research: advancing knowledge through scholarly inquiry and informed interpretation
  • Education: inspiring life-long learning through direct experience of the past
  • Discovery: exploring new approaches to antiquity
  • Creativity: fostering innovative collaboration and presentation
  • Respect: finding strength in collaboration by valuing each other’s expertise and diverse perspectives