Museum Studies

All Majors & Minors


Ursinus’s proximity to the Mid-Atlantic region puts Museum Studies minors within reach of a wealth of museums of various types, sizes, and missions.

Our students can have unique opportunities to learn first-hand the views and experiences of museum professionals from that world. Some of the institutions with which we have working relationships include:

  • Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford
  • Bucks County Historical Society/Mercer Museum, Doylestown
  • Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia
  • Chester County Historical Society, West Chester
  • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
  • Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
  • Elmwood Park Zoo, Norristown
  • International Center of Photography, New York
  • John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge, Tinicum
  • Michener Art Museum, Doylestown
  • Montgomery County Historical Society, Norristown
  • Pennsbury Manor, Lower Bucks County
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
  • Pennsylvania Historical Society and Museum, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
  • Speaker’s House, Trappe
  • Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia
  • U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  • Winterthur Conservation Laboratory, Wilmington
  • Winterthur Museum, Wilmington