Hina Matsuri Doll Slider
Girls' Day Set. Japan.

Explore Global Cultures

Discover North Carolina’s only museum dedicated to the study of global cultures.  Artifacts from the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Oceania illustrate the story of humanity past and present.  Learn about people from around the world through their everyday objects, ceremonial artifacts, and visual arts.

We hope that you’ll check out our exhibits and events, and plan your visit to see everything we have on display for yourself.


New Exhibits Feature WFU Student Work

January 30, 2019

This semester the Museum will display two new student-curated exhibits: Horses and the Human...

MOA Celebrates the Silk Roads

January 30, 2019

Much more than silk was traded along the Silk Roads.  All kinds of luxuries and staple goods...

The Stanley P. Bohrer Collection

January 30, 2019

The Museum of Anthropology is honored to be the repository for the collection of Dr. Stanley P....


Closed for Memorial Day

May 25-27, 2019

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Artifact of the Month

Each month we select a different artifact in the museum to highlight. See what we’ve picked for this month!

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