Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
Working toward greater understandings of the fullness of human experiences in the Southwest and the world.
Investigate global cultures past and present. Permanent exhibits cover nearly 4 million years of the human cultural experience. Temporary exhibitions explore topics on cultures across the world and throughout time.
Museum collections span the globe, with objects and archives representing archaeology, ethnology, and evolutionaty anthropology. The Maxwell encourages and supports use of its collections for research.
Shop the Maxwell Museum Store online or on the University of New Mexico campus. We feature local and fair trade items, partner with Native American artists from New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah, and ensure the highest ethical standards, quality, and authenticity.