Museum Hours

The Kelso Museum of Near Eastern Archaeology is open to the public:

Wednesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

The Museum will be closed Dec. 23, 2019-Jan. 1, 2020, reopening Jan. 2, 2020.

The Museum is closed all major holidays.

Visits and tours are free, but donations are appreciated.

Highland Park Pottery Tour 2019

Visit the homes and studios of Highland Park potters, the Seminary, and the Union Project Ceramics Co-op at the ninth annual Highland Park Pottery Tour. Meet the artists, enjoy refreshments, and buy local artwork for the holidays! The event will be held Dec. 14-15 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There are six stops along the tour (the farthest points are just one walkable mile apart), and free parking is available on campus and throughout the neighborhood. Local artist Jeff Guerrero will display his pottery in the Seminary's Kadel Dining Hall. And guests are welcome to enjoy free admission to the Kelso Museum of Near Eastern Archaeology. Learn more online.

Schedule a Tour or Class

Call 412-924-1395 or schedule your tour online and select from a list of available activities.

We welcome requests for tours, field trips, and classes

  • Groups large and small

  • Schools and colleges

  • Religious education programs

Museum Location

616 N. Highland Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15206

  • Located in East Liberty near Highland Park.

  • The museum is on the ground floor in the north end of Long Hall.

  • Click here for driving directions or call 412-924-1395.

Museum Accessibility

The museum is accessible to guests with disabilities. Handicap parking spaces are available outside McNaugher Hall. The museum is located to the right of the breezeway on the ground floor.

Admission and parking are free.