Textiles and Clothing Museum

The Textiles and Clothing Museum is comprised of a 9,000 object collection including clothing, textiles, accessories, and other dress-related items spanning from the 18th century until the present. The museum has numerous spaces including the Mary Alice Gallery, The Donna R. Danielson conservation laboratory, and the Waldee storage facility. The collection primarily serves as a teaching tool for the Apparel, Merchandising, and Design curriculum where students engage in interactive, object-based learning. The collection is accessible to students, faculty, and other scholars. Students utilize the collection for vintage inspiration and learning about fashion innovations throughout history. Students also learn through research and curating fashion exhibitions.

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Textiles and Clothing Museum

Morrill Hall
603 Morrill Road
Ames Iowa 50011-2100

Mailing address
31 MacKay Hall
2302 Osborn Drive
Ames Iowa 50011-107

Kelly L. Reddy-Best

Please check the Visiting/Engaging with the Museum page for hours and the Galleries page for dates when the exhibitions are open for viewing.