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African American
Lam Museum of Anthropology
Wake Forest University Palmer Hall, Carroll Weathers Drive Winston-Salem, NC, 27106


Discover North Carolina’s only museum dedicated to the study of global cultures. Explore stories of humanity, from ancient archaeological sites to the celebrations and struggles of today. Learn about people around the world through their everyday objects, ceremonial artifacts, and visual arts. A rotating schedule of exhibits highlights the Museum's diverse collections of artifacts from more than 90 countries and 350 cultures. Each fall, the Museum also presents an exhibition about the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead. Exhibits include hands-on activities for children and adults. The Museum is located in Palmer Hall on the campus of Wake Forest University; please call or email for turn by turn directions. Admission is free.