Plan A Visit


The museum is open:

  • Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, (Year Round), 1-5 pm
  • Holiday closures: we are open most holidays, with the exception of New Year's Day, the Saturday of Earlham's commencement, July 4th, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • Planetarium shows are given by walk-in request.
  • Group tours are scheduled in advance.

Public story time at the Museum!

Pre-school story time programs for 3-5 year olds are held on the first Tuesday of each month (September-May) at 10 am in the museum lobby. 

Mouse Science story time for 3-5 year olds occur on the fourth Tuesdays of each month, letting children learn about math, physics and biology through mouse adventures!  


Admission is always free, donations are welcome.


The Joseph Moore Museum is adjacent to Dennis Hall on the Earlham College Campus. Parking is available behind Dennis Hall and in front of the nearby Admissions Building. Click here for a campus map, and here for driving directions to campus. You can also use our GPS coordinates: N 39° 49' 26.46'', W84° 54' 42.53''.

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Look for our new signs to guide you into our parking lot from either the main campus entrance or the D Street entrance. They're also posted along Dennis Hall to guide you around the building to the main entrance to the museum. Or, you can follow the footprints left on the sidewalk by a mastodon also bound for the museum.

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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admissions