Research & Collections

Research and Collections

The Schiele Museum is renowned for our research and collections that attract scientific curiosity from around the world. The Schiele’s Research and Collections Department is responsible for conducting research in archaeology, mycology and entomology, as well as monitoring the preservation and proper use of the collections.


The Schiele Museum conducts research in the following areas:

Archaeology (see findings from local project, Holly Bend)

Our Ethnology and Natural Sciences collections include:

Archaeology Collection

General Ethnology Collection

American Indian Basket Collection

American Indian Jewelry Collection

Kachina Collection

American Indian Pottery Collection

Bird Egg Collection

Arthropod Collection

Lepidoptera Collection

Taxidermy Mounts Collection

Gems and Minerals Collection

Malacology Collection

Mycology Collection

Paleontology Collection