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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.


MOA Artifact Featured in New Epcot Exhibit

November 13, 2019

The Gallery of Arts and History in the Morocco pavilion at Epcot, Walt Disney World just... Read More »

MOA to Move in Summer 2020

September 26, 2019

The Museum of Anthropology is very excited to announce that it will be moving to a new location... Read More »

Mezzanine to be added at MOA Storage Facility

September 12, 2019

Since the Museum of Anthropology’s inception in 1963, we have acquired nearly 30,000 artifacts... Read More »


Closed for Winter Break

December 7 - January 1

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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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