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Museum of Peoples and Cultures

The Museum of Peoples and Cultures is BYU’s Teaching Museum, inspiring students to life-long learning and service and mentoring them in collections-focused activities that reinforce BYU ideals of education as spiritually strengthening, intellectually enlarging, and character building. These activities concurrently serve the scholarly community, the LDS community, and/or the general public and aspire to the highest standards of stewardship and public trust.
2201 N. Canyon Road, Provo, UT 84602
Telephone: (801) 422-0020

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New World Archaeological Foundation

The New World Archaeological Foundation is a research and teaching entity housed in the Department of Anthropology at Brigham Young University. The foundation's research focus has been the study of the origins and subsequent trajectory of civilizations (complex societies) in the New World with special emphasis on Mesoamerica. Related to that study is the dissemination of findings through the NWAF Papers and other professional outlets. The NWAF exists to enrich the BYU student experience through mentoring and internship opportunities. Website: