Special Event and Chocolate Tasting
This event is sold out.
Ana Rita García-Lascuráin, Founder and Director, MUCHO-Chocolate Museum, Mexico City
Juan Alonso Rodriguez, master woodworker
Enrique Galindo Fentanes, Professor, Department of Cellular Engineering and Biocatalysis, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Lecture, Book Signing, and Special Gallery Activities
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, and Co-Director, Evolutionary Medicine Program, University of California, Los Angeles; Visiting Professor, Department of Human and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University
Science Journalist and Animal Behaviorist
Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 21, 2019, for two people. Get a ticket.
Free Public Program
Open to all.
Enjoy free admission on Friday, August 16 at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, one of the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, as part of Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays summer event series. All four of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture will be open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
In this five-day Summer Science Week program starting July 22, students will experiment with the “primary technologies” used by the early peoples of North America to survive and thrive. In our hands-on lab, the museum galleries, and outside, students will learn skills such as leatherworking with stone and bone tools, paint making, feather work, grinding and winnowing, and more. For children entering grades 4 and 5.
In this five-day Summer Science Week program starting July 8, students will explore the daily life of the ancient Maya and Aztec people through hands-on activities and art. Learn about hieroglyphs, food, music, ancient games, and traditions like Day of the Dead, and learn a little Spanish. Activities take place in the Peabody Museum Education Room and Peabody Museum galleries. (For children entering grades 3 and 4.)