A Day in Harvard Square

Make a Day of It: Harvard Square

A visit to the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and the connected Harvard Museum of Natural History can be the highlight of a day in lively and historic Harvard Square. The museums are located on the campus of the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States, steps from picturesque Harvard Yard, situated between the Law School, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Harvard Plaza, and a short walk from the Harvard Art MuseumsCambridge and Harvard Square offer an array of opportunities for dining, shopping, films, or performing arts for all interests and budgets.

Harvard Resources

Harvard Museums

Beyond Harvard Square

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Harvard Square, just a short walk from the Peabody Museum through historic Harvard Yard.