The University of Denver Museum of Anthropology (DUMA) is a teaching museum dedicated to educating students about the ethical practices of conservation, interpretation and administration of anthropological collections. DUMA also serves as a public resource and research center for students, faculty and visiting researchers.
The museum gallery hosts exhibits curated by DU graduate students as well as periodic traveling exhibits.
News & Happenings
Current exhibit: The gallery is currently closed for the summer. We will reopen in September.
Colorado's 2013 Top Ten Most Significant Artifacts list included an object from DUMA's collection - a 4,000 year old yucca sandal from Franktown Cave. Learn more about this important artifact and see the other winners here.
For a peek at the Best Smaller-Scale Museums in Denver, including DUMA, click here!
Our gallery is free and open to the public Monday through Friday 9 to 4; excluding holidays and summer quarter. Please call 303-871-2543 or 303-871-2687 to confirm exhibit schedule.
Directions & parking
DUMA is located at 2000 E. Asbury, Sturm Hall Room 102.
From I-25: Take the University Blvd. exit. Turn South off exit ramp. Turn right at Asbury. Sturm Hall will be on your left at the intersection of Race and Asbury. The gallery is on the first floor in room 102.
Going West, turn right on Race St. and Sturm Hall will be on your right at the intersection of Race and Asbury. The gallery is on the first floor in room 102.
Going East, turn left on High St. Turn right on Asbury. Sturm Hall will be on your right at the intersection of Asbury and Race. The gallery is on the first floor in room 102.
Pay parking ($1.50/hr) is available across the street from Sturm Hall (#316W on the DU parking map). One hour parking is available on surrounding streets.