Welcome! Explore the life of the planet at the KU Natural History Museum with four floors of fascinating exhibits, from minute microbes to our 45-foot-long mosasaur, the famous Panorama and much more. We are open Tuesday through Saturday, 9am - 5pm and Sunday, 12pm - 4pm. While there is no cost, donations are appreciated and help support the museum. Questions? Get in touch by emailing email@example.com or call us at 785-864-4450.
BEFORE YOU VISIT
Open Tuesday - Saturday, 9am - 5pm and Sunday, 12pm - 4pm.
Closed every Monday.
Learn about some of our exhibits, what's new and more on our exhibits page.
Masks are no longer required and are optional. More information is at protect.ku.edu.
Admission to the KU Natural History Museum is free, but visitors will have the opportunity to make a donation to support our museum operations. Our suggested contribution is $7 for adults and $4 for children.
Parking for museum visitors is available in the Mississippi Street parking garage at 1218 Mississippi St.. An hourly charge applies. Visit our Parking Information page for details. Several Lawrence buses stop at the KU Memorial Union, next door to the museum.
Please use the main staircase to enter the museum and check in at the Visitor Services Desk. An accessible entrance is to the right of the main entrance. If using the accessible entrance, please take the elevator to the 4th (main) floor and check in at the Visitor Services Desk before exploring our galleries.