Due to renovations, Kinsey Library open by appointment only. No tours/exhibits available until further notice.
The Kinsey Institute's library and collections chronicle more than 2,000 years of human history, with publications, objects, art, and data from around the world.
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Please note, due to renovations in Morrison Hall, the Kinsey Institute is not open currently for tours or exhibits.
The Kinsey Institute Library is open by appointment only.
Please contact us for more information.
Kinsey relies on volunteers to assist with the collections, guiding tours, and staffing our reception area. Contact us if interested in more information about the program.
The Kinsey Institute holds thousands of treasures. Our Traveling Exhibit Program ensures that you have a chance to see them by partnering with museums and galleries around the world. Recent exhibits have included shows at The Cooper Union and Columbia College's Glass Curtain Gallery. For information on upcoming traveling exhibits, visit our News and Events page.
Check our online gallery for examples of other exhibits curated for Kinsey Institute shows.
The Kinsey Institute houses extensive archival collections for scholarly use. They include the papers of Dr. Alfred Kinsey, the records of the institute, and materials of research scholars and instititutes such as Masters & Johnson and the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality.Read more
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