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Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology

103 Kroebel Hall - University of Califor
Berkeley, California

Phone: (510) 643-7648 --

Statement of Purpose:


This exhibit presents a sampling of the vast collections of the museum, its mission, history and current research, with selections from ancient Egypt, ancient Peru, California Indians, Asia (India), and Africa.

Ishi, the last Yahi Indian of California, spent the last years of his life, 1911 to 1916, living at the museum working with anthropologists to record his culture, demonstrating technological skills and retelling Yahi myths, tales and songs.



The museum and the museum store are open from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. on Thursday. The museum is closed on national and University holidays.


Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for seniors, and $.50 for children 16 and under; free admission for museum members, UC students, staff and faculty. Free to the public on Thursdays. The Museum is wheelchair accessible.


Key Personnel:

Mari Lyn Salvador, Director

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