Tours

Let our well-informed docents guide your group through the ancient world on a tour of the Kelsey's permanent installation in the Upjohn Wing. Tours of special exhibitions are also offered, as well as classroom presentations on a variety of topics.

Tour Times

Tour times can be flexible but must be prearranged.  The Museum is open Tuesdays-Fridays 9:00 - 4:00 and Saturdays-Sundays 1:00 - 4:00. It is closed on Mondays.

Fee

A $1.00 per person fee applies to all individuals in the tour group.  Tours can be paid with cash, check, or credit card.

Group Size

The Kelsey Museum is a small institution.  We accept groups of about 30 or smaller.  Groups over 15 in number will be split in two for the tour. If you would like to bring a larger group, please contact the Public Programs Office to discuss options.

Artifact Reproduction Kits

As part of our tour program the Kelsey Museum offers special hands-on classroom presentations. Each of our artifact reproduction kits explores a variety of subjects from writing in the ancient world to daily life in ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt, and the Near East. Click here for more information about kits.

Arrangements

To arrange a tour, please call the Public Programs Office at least two weeks in advance. A typical tour is an hour in duration. 

Contact Information

General Museum Information 734.764.9304  
Public Programs Office 734.647.0441 
E-mail cperson@umich.edu