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Visit the Center

MUSEUM HOURS SUMMER 2024

June, July, & August:

Tues./Thur./select Saturdays 2-6p.m.

(Saturdays: 6/8, 6/22, 7/6, 7/20, 8/3, & 8/17)

Kutztown Folk Festival: 7/6, 10a.m.-6p.m.

Symposium/KU Music Festival (7/7-7/12): 1 hour before and after evening concerts.


Please reach out below if you are interested in scheduling a group tour.

 We are located on North Campus Drive, directly across from the Grim Observatory on the campus of Kutztown University in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

PARKING: Park in the lot in front of the building. For weekday hours the greeter at the desk can offer you a parking permit. For evenings and weekends parking is free in this lot.

Email Us

General inquiries – MalletPercCenter@kutztown.edu

 Dr. Matthew Coley, Executive Director and Curator – coley@kutztown.edu

Dr. Frank Kumor, KU Percussion Faculty and Music Department Chair – kumor@kutztown.edu

Dr. Will Rapp, KU Faculty Emeritus and CMPR Founder – willis.rapp7@gmail.com

Mr. Judson Brill, Special Projects Assistant – brill@kucmpr.org

Phone Number

610-683-4177

Mailing Address


Dr. Matthew Coley

Wells-Rapp Center for Mallet Percussion Research

Department of Music – Kutztown University

Old Main 114

Kutztown, PA 19530