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McClure Archives and University Museum

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McClure Archives and University Museum

Astonish your inner explorer.
10,000+ artifacts, specimens
& pop culture delights

McClure Archives and University Museum

Feeding curiosity
since 1881

McClure Archives and University Museum

Archives and Museum at UCM

Located in Kirkpatrick Library 1470
@ University of Central Missouri

Free visitor parking available nearby
see the interactive campus map for details.

Click HERE to request images from our collections

Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed when UCM is closed for federal holidays and winter break
The Archives and Museum is open evenings and weekends by appointment, and welcomes scheduled group tours and programs!

University of Central Missouri Archives and Museum has much to offer patrons. Whether you are a student, faculty member or the general public the Archives and Museum is a great resource. Collections and artifacts spanning the globe from the Nance Middle East collection and Guatemalan textiles to university history are stored at the Archives and Museum. Stop by and immerse yourself in the histories and cultures of the campus, the community, and the world at large.


McClure Archives and Museum is a member of the American Association for Museums, the Society of American Archivists, the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries, and the Missouri Museums Association.

Commemorative Community U.S. Department of the Army World War II 50th Anniversary
Commemorative Partner Department of Defense Vietnam Commemoration Committee
Member of the Freedom's Foundation National Heritage Area
A Blue Star Museum


Anyone wishing to donate material related to the history of UCM, or items and information to the permanent collection, is welcome to offer donations at the Archives and Museum. Please contact us at 660-543-4649 to make an appointment to discuss your donation. The Archives and Museum does not accept firearms. As required by IRS Rule 170, the Archives and Museum staff cannot appraise donations- please seek a qualified appraiser.

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