About Our Museum
First opened as a natural history museum in 1874, the University Museum at Southern Illinois University Carbondale has evolved into a teaching museum that represents the humanities, the sciences and the arts. While our focus is on southern Illinois, our humanities collection includes ethnographic materials that allow us to share the world with a diverse campus and a region that is isolated from urban
FALL 2019 DAYS AND HOURS
Free and open to all.
Tuesdays–Fridays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays: 1 to 4 p.m.
Closed: Sundays, Mondays, and University Holidays
Public metered parking available across from the Student Center and beside Woody Hall.