The Maxwell Museum is the oldest public museum in Albuquerque and actively supports and enhances the University of New Mexico’s mission of education, research and public service. While its primary emphasis on the American Southwest, the Museum’s collections are worldwide in scope. The Museum offers compelling ongoing and temporary exhibits describing and interpreting anthropological subjects for all interested audiences. The Museum is dedicated to providing engaging educational opportunities through exhibitions and public programs, publications, tours, the Museum store and outreach programs to the Albuquerque public schools. The Museum is free and open to all.