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Hefner Museum of Natural History
By Miami University Humanities Center

The Hefner Museum of Natural History is free and open to all. For More information please visit here.

Museum Hours

Saturday Hours!
We are open the following Saturdays in Fall Semester 2021 from 10am-2pm.  Be sure to check out the Museum and its galleries. We look forward to your visit.
September 11, 18, 25
October 2, 16, 23, 30
November 6, 13, 20
December 4,11

The Hefner Museum is open to the public from 9am-4pm Monday - Friday and several Saturdays from 10am-2pm.   We can also schedule school or group visits.  The Museum Discovery Trunks and related objects are available for loan to any educator. Please contact Steve Sullivan at 708-937-6253 or email ( or Julie Robinson ( to reserve resources or schedule Museum use. 

The Imaginarium is getting a much needed facelift thanks to a grant from the Ohio Environmental Education Fund. We anticipate reopening the Imaginarium spring 2022. While we finish that work, we look forward to your visiting the Hefner Museum Main Gallery and resources.