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C.E. Smith Museum of Anthropology


The C.E. Smith Museum of Anthropology was founded in 1975 in honor of Professor Clarence E. Smith, an original member of the CSUEB Department of Anthropology. The museum houses significant collections of archaeological and ethnographic specimens from Africa, Asia, and North America, and small collections from Central and South America. The museum offers opportunities and materials for student research and internships in archaeology and ethnology.

The museum's exhibit hall is located in Meiklejohn Hall 4047(fourth floor), at the southwest corner of the CSUEB Hayward campus. Between February and May, during exhibitions, the museum is open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pease call ahead for tours and availability from June to January.

For information, call the museum office at (510) 885-3104, or during exhibitions, the museum gallery at 885-7414; or send a fax to (510) 885-3353.

Contact Us

C. E. Smith Museum of Anthropology
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • Meiklejohn Hall 4047(fourth floor)
  • Hayward, CA 94542
  • Phone: (510) 885-3104
  • Fax: (510) 885-3353