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University Musem and Cultural Center

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University Museum and Cultural Center


This activity was paid in total or part by funding from the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, Institutional Services Program, Title III, Part B, Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program or Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act.

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Welcome and thank you for visiting the University Museum and Cultural Center (UMCC) online. UMCC is home to the Keepers of the Spirit: The L.A. Davis Historical Collection that documents the more than 140-year history of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). Our website highlights our mission, exhibitions, and research opportunities. Please feel free to read more about our museum on this site or come in for a visit.


Self-guided Tours

Self-guided tours are available anytime the museum is open. Reservations are required for groups larger than 10 people.

Guided Tours

Guided tours for groups are available at the museum on request. A group must have 10 or more participants. Groups larger than 20 people will be asked to split into smaller groups before entering the museum galleries. 

Reservations are required at least 10 business days before your desired tour date.  All scheduling is based upon availability. When contacting us for a reservation, please have a few possible dates and times in mind. Your guided group tour is not finalized until you receive a written confirmation from the museum staff. Please contact the us at (870) 575-8230 or


Sunday              Closed
Monday              8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday        8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday         8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday            8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday                 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday             Closed

The University Museum and Cultural Center is closed when the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is closed. For the current university holiday calendar, please visit: 

Admission is free and open to the general public
. The museum is housed in Childress Hall, which is located on the northeast corner of the central quadrangle of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff campus.

Contact Us

University Museum and Cultural Center
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 North University Drive
Mail Slot 4925
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Phone: (870) 575-8230 or (870) 575-8232


The Troy & Gladys Alley Information and Public Safety Center is located at 1020 North University Drive at the corner of Reeker and University Drive, southeast of the Hathaway Fine Arts Building. The Information and Public Safety Center serves as an informational resource for the University Community and persons visiting the campus. Visitors can pick up brochures containing Campus Parking and Traffic Regulations, and Educational Information. Also, available is the Pine Bluff Official Guide for Newcomers, Visitors and the All New Arkansas Fishing and Outdoors Guide. The Facility is equipped with an Interactive Map Kiosk with a touch screen monitor that provides a web tour of the University Campus and assistance in locating specific points of interest. The Information and Public Safety Center can be contacted by dialing 870-575-8801.