Self-Guided Visits

students doing a scavenger hunt

Young explorers travel through the world and through time in their imaginations.

Grades K–12

Explore the Museum's galleries with your student-anthropologists and student-archaeologists. Meet the Maya. Travel the Pacific Islands. Explore the diversity of Native America. Plan at least two hours for this adventure, which includes Museum orientation.  

Teachers are encouraged to visit the Museum in advance to plan their students' visit. Enjoy one free admission per AFT or MTA member card or school ID for K-12 teachers working in Massachusetts schools. This offer does not apply to scheduled group visits.

For more information, reservations, special requests, or to be added to the mailing list, please contact Cathy Kittredge at 617-495-3216 or email

"My trip to the Harvard Peabody Museum was...(I am not going to say 'awesome' again) utterly fantastic!!!"

—Student blog, Andover






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