Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Plan Your Visit

Visit Details for the Manning Hall Gallery and Collection Research Center.

Important Notice

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Museum's gallery in Manning Hall will be open by appointment only to Brown and RISD instructors and students starting October 1, 2021.

Click here to request a gallery visit appointment. 

We look forward to reopening in-person public programs when it is safe to do so. 

Manning Hall Gallery

Visit the Haffenreffer Museum's exhibits and CultureLab in the Manning Hall Gallery, located on Brown University's campus in Providence, Rhode Island. 

Admission: Free! 

Open: Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM - 4 PM 
Closed Mondays and Brown University Holidays.

Address: Manning Hall, First Floor 
Brown University Main Green 
21 Prospect Street 
Providence, RI 02912

Contact Us401-863-2065

Accessibility: The building is wheelchair accessible from the Prospect Street entry. Please call ahead if you require assistance.

Parking: There are limited metered two-hour parking near the Museum, and though it is usually possible to find parking within a few blocks, visitors are encouraged to allow enough time to find parking. There is also a Visitor Parking Lot located at the corner of Power and Thayer Streets.

Campus maps, accessibility maps, parking maps, and a welcome map (which helpfully includes the orientation of nearby one-way streets) are available from Brown's Department of Facilities Management.

Collection Research Center

Located in Bristol, Rhode Island, the Haffenreffer Museum's Collection Research Center houses the Museum's staff offices and research spaces, including the Circumpolar Laboratory.

The Collection Research Center is not open to the public; University faculty, students, and researchers may request access by appointment and determined by staff availability.