K-12 Education for Schools and Youth Groups

The Peabody Museum encourages visits by schools and other groups (K-12). To learn more about the Museum's Classes, Programs, and Self-Guided Exploration within the galleries, please review our offerings and download materials via the links to the left. We hope to see you at the museum soon.

"A wonderful museum—we travel two-and-a-half hours to take advantage of it!"
—Teacher, Grade 3, Norwich, Vt.

"We visited the Native American Room. It rocked."
—Student blog

Presentations encourage student participation including discussion and handling objects.



Reservations for these programs are required. For information, reservations, special requests or to be added to the mailing list, please contact Cathy Kittredge at 617-495-3216 or email pmae-ed@fas.harvard.edu. To develop a program on a new topic please contact manager Polly Hubbard at 617-495-2916.


Prepaid Museum Passes for Educational Institutions

High schools and other institutions can purchase blocks of individual tickets at the discounted group rate. Faculty, students, and staff will have the opportunity to visit at any convenient time—with or without their peers—and still benefit from the $1.00 discount.
The minimum purchase is 40 passes.

Students under 18: $7.00
College students: $9.00
Faculty/staff adults: $11.00

Educators are invited to visit the museum to develop the assignment for their students’ visits; MTA card-holders are always admitted free. To schedule your visit or purchase passes, please contact Faith Sutter at faith_sutter@harvard.edu or at 617-495-3397.


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Smiles abound as children connect to real artifacts. Photo by Mark Craig.


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