Spurlock Museum and its collection

Spurlock Museum

The William R. and Clarice V. Spurlock Museum , better known as the Spurlock Museum , is an ethnographic museum at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign . The Spurlock Museum's permanent collection includes portions of collections from other museums and units on the Urbana-Champaign campus such as cultural artifacts from the Museum of Natural History and Department of Anthropology as well as historic clothing from the Bevier Collection of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. The Museum also holds objects donated by other institutions and private individuals. With approximately 51,000 objects in its artifact collection, the Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign collects, preserves, documents, exhibits, and studies objects of cultural heritage. The Museum’s main galleries, highlighting the ancient Mediterranean , modern Africa , ancient Egypt , Mesopotamia , East Asia , Oceania , Europe , and the Americas , celebrate the diversity of cultures through time and across the globe.

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Spurlock Museum
600 S Gregory St
IL 61801 Urbana

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
12:00 – 17:00
9:00 – 17:00
9:00 – 17:00
9:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 16:00
12:00 – 16:00

The Museum is closed on University holidays (external link) and often stays open late for public events.



Admission is free, but we suggest a donation of $3 to support Museum programming and initiatives.


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Location & Map

600 S Gregory St, Urbana

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