BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures
The Museum of Peoples and Cultures at Brigham Young University preserves and displays artifacts of anthropological, archaeological, and ethnographic significance. See artwork, clothing, and live performances based on these cultures. There are even hands-on experiences for young children. Gallery guides are available for each exhibition to help you explore the galleries and exhibits on your own.
Backstory and Context
The museum's former home, Allen Hall, was built in the late 1930s as a men's dormitory. During World War II it became women's housing. In the 1960s the building was adapted for use as a Language Training Mission for the LDS Church.