Randall Library Special Collections staff is in the process of updating the descriptive information about the Museum of World Cultures artifacts, the access policies and procedures and the Museum's website.
For information about the museum contact:
Rebecca Baugnon, Library Specialist, Special Collections
Laura Wiegand, Associate Director, Library Information Technology and Digital Strategies
Take advantage of a world of opportunity and experience the
Museum of World Cultures. On this web site, we make available
images and information related to select items in our collection.
Among many other artifacts, African masks, Japanese figurines
and a plethora of musical instruments await youSimply
click here or on the collection
link above to start your tour.
every artifact in our care is displayed online; some are in
storage, and many are housed in buildings on the campus of
the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. This real
world 'museum without walls' offers an eclectic collection
of artifacts from African, Latin American, Native American
and Pacific cultures, and even a few of European origin. We
welcome the public, faculty and students to visit anytime
the University buildings are open; Exhibits are self-guided.
museum is committed to maintaining and making available artifacts
related to traditional and primary cultures around the world
for research, study, curriculum support and individual enjoyment
by interested members of the learning community.