Events

Smiling African-American man with two smiling girls, all wearing fresh flower crowns
Date: Jun 20, 2020 at 10:00 am to at 3:00 pm
Location:
Virtual Event

Free Special Event

See the full schedule and more details.

Celebrate the longest day of the year and mark the beginning of summer with the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture! While we can’t welcome you to our museums in person just yet, we invite you to join us for a special livestream to learn about the scientific and cultural significance of the summer solstice and to enjoy an uplifting community event.

Ashley S. Hammond smiling
Date: Apr 30, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students, and volunteers. In the interest of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at the end of business on Thursday, March 12 until further notice. All public programs, classes, and events have been canceled. Over the next few weeks we will be assessing the situation and reviewing options for when we will be able to re-open to the public.

guest speaker scuba diving
Date: Apr 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm to at 3:30 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students, and volunteers. In the interest of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at the end of business on Thursday, March 12 until further notice. All public programs, classes, and events have been canceled. Over the next few weeks we will be assessing the situation and reviewing options for when we will be able to re-open to the public.

Pre-Columbian gold pectoral figure wearing an elaborate headdress from Tomb 7 of Monte Albán, Mexico
Date: Apr 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students, and volunteers. In the interest of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at the end of business on Thursday, March 12 until further notice. All public programs, classes, and events have been canceled. Over the next few weeks we will be assessing the situation and reviewing options for when we will be able to re-open to the public.

Asian Harvard student shows small object to two interested young adults in large gallery with statue in background
Date: Mar 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm to at 4:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and the Harvard Semitic Museum. 11 Divinity Avenue

We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students, and volunteers. In the interest of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at the end of business on Thursday, March 12 until further notice. All public programs, classes, and events have been canceled. Over the next few weeks we will be assessing the situation and reviewing options for when we will be able to re-open to the public.

photo of Mary Stiner smiling in casual possible working attire
Date: Mar 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students, and volunteers. In the interest of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at the end of business on Thursday, March 12 until further notice. All public programs, classes, and events have been canceled. Over the next few weeks we will be assessing the situation and reviewing options for when we will be able to re-open to the public.

three pairs of hands handle raw food ingredients
Date: Mar 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students and volunteers. In the interests of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at the end of business on Thursday, March 12 until further notice. All public programs, classes, and events have been canceled. Over the next few weeks we will be assessing the situation and reviewing options for when we will be able to re-open to the public.

Date: Mar 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

Model of an Outrigger Canoe
Date: Mar 07, 2020 at 9:00 am
Location:
three elaborately decorated cupcakes made of Play-Doh
Date: Feb 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm to at 4:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Special Event (Ages 4–8)

Explore the new Resetting the Table exhibition, starting at the dinner table set for a party. Family-friendly activities about what we eat will be set up throughout the gallery: drop in for smell stations, Play-Doh® desserts, games with prizes, and a raffle of dinner for two at a Harvard Square restaurant.

Regular museum admission rates apply. 

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