Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

Mailing Address: MSC01 1050, Albuquerque, NM 87131
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 277-4405
NTEE Code: A- Arts, Culture and Humanities
Mission Statement:

The mission of the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology is to increase knowledge and understanding of the human cultural experience across time and space. The museum serves this mission by collecting, maintaining, researching and interpreting anthropological materials.

Primary Programs:

The museum supports and complements the University of New Mexico’s functions of education and research. In addition, the museum provides educational opportunities to the public outside the university community.

The Maxwell maintains permanent and temporary exhibits to describe and interpret anthropological subjects for all interested persons, including the university community, Native American nations, public and private schools, and the general public.

The museum is dedicated to providing educational opportunities through public programs, the museum store, publications, exhibitions, tours, workshops, and outreach programs to the Albuquerque public schools and other organizations.

The museum charges no admission fee.

Populations Served: All Populations
Counties Served: International
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $750,000 - $999,999
Personnel: 10 to 29 FTE
Executive Director:

E. James Dixon

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering
Nonprofit Status: Is fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit

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