Crisp Museum

Crisp Museum is located inside Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus at 518 S. Fountain St., Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701. Admission is free. Southeast Missouri's heritage is highlighted in an informative video. To schedule tours email museum@semo.edu or call (573) 651-2660.

Summer weekdays closing at 4 p.m. through August 9 
Mon.-Fri.: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. beginning August 12
Sat.-Sun.: 1-4 p.m.
Closed Aug. 31, Sept. 1 and 2, Nov. 27-30, Dec. 1,Dec. 24-Jan. 1, Jan. 20,  April 10-12

Visit our Education link and Exhibitions link for an up to date list of activities and events.

News

    Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Prehistoric Clay Demonstration’ Aug. 24

    The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting a “Prehistoric Clay Demonstration” from 1-4 p.m. Aug. 24. The event will showcase woodland and Mississippian pottery techniques demonstrated using primitive tools. Museum staff will be making copies of collection pieces while answering visitor questions about prehistoric [...]


    Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Night at the Museum’ Aug. 24

    The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting a “Night at the Museum” open house from 5-9 p.m. Aug. 24. During the open house, the museum’s collections will be showcased, and visitors can explore the museum’s artifacts, fossils, tools and minerals through hands-on display stations. [...]


    Local Artist Dave Carter to Lead ‘Intermediate Oil Painting’ Workshop at Crisp Museum

    The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting an “Intermediate Oil Painting with Dave Carter” workshop Sept. 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 6-9 p.m. During these workshops, taught by local artist Dave Carter, participants will create 18-by-24-inch non-portrait artworks using a source photograph. Carter [...]


    Visual Art Focus of Crisp Museum’s ‘Talk on Tuesday’ Aug. 20

    Visual art will be the focus of the Aug. 20 installment in the “Talks on Tuesday” series in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. Local artist Dave Carter will give the presentation from 7-9 p.m., and is free and open to the public. During his [...]


Contact

573.651.2260
museum@semo.edu
River Campus, 175 Cultural Arts Center

Crisp Museum
One University Plaza, MS 7875 (mailing address)
518 S. Fountain St. (physical address)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701