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Explore the Richness and Diversity of the World's Cultures!

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology is Brown University's teaching museum. A resource across the university, we inspire creative and critical thinking about culture by fostering interdisciplinary understanding of the material world. We provide opportunities for faculty and students to work with collections and the public, teaching through objects and programs in classrooms, in the CultureLab in Manning Hall, and at the Collections Research Center. 

Recent News

Museum Closed for Thanksgiving

Museum Closed ThanksgivingMuseum Closed ThanksgivingThe Haffenreffer Museum will be closed November 22nd and 23rd for the Thanksgiving holiday. Regular open hours will resume on Saturday, November 24th. We wish everyone a pleasant and safe holiday! 

(Distributed November 16, 2018)

Museum Closed for Special Event This Weekend

The Haffenreffer Museum Gallery at Manning Hall (21 Prospect Street, Providence RI) will be closed Saturday, November 3rd and Sunday, November 4th for a special event. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday, November 6th at 10 AM.

(Distributed October 23, 2018)