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.


A $2.00 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.


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