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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.


Update on MOA Operations

September 1, 2020

The Museum of Anthropology remains closed to the public indefinitely due to the COVID-19... Read More »

A Statement of Solidarity

June 4, 2020

Dear Students and Anthropology Community members, Over the past few days, people across the... Read More »

MOA Introduces Cultures Up Close Online Initiative

May 5, 2020

The Museum of Anthropology is excited to announce the launch of Cultures Up Close, a new online... Read More »


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