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Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum

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Type  Art and history museum
Curator  James M. Phillips
Director  Peter Nguyen
Phone  +1 573-651-2260
Established  1976 (as the University Museum)
Location  Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Website  http://www.semo.edu/museum
Address  518 S Fountain St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703, USA
Similar  Glenn House, Red House Interpretive Center, Cape River Heritage Museum, Fort D, Lazy L Safari Park

The Crisp Museum, formally the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum is a U.S. museum located on the River Campus of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. It features displays and exhibitions of archaeological and historical artifacts, as well as paintings and other artworks.

Originally the University Museum, the museum received its current name in 2001, and opened in its new building on the River Campus in 2007.

The museum's archaeological collections feature artifacts excavated from prehistoric effigy mounds in Missouri, including ceramic conch shell effigies, whole vessels and stone tools dating from the Paleo-Indian to the Late Mississippian periods. Other Native American items include Kachina dolls, Southwestern blankets, baskets, and decorative beadwork. The museum's history collections include military items, firearms and their accessories, clothing and hand tools.

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Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum Wikipedia


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