Hours & Admission

Peabody Museum Visitor Information


The Peabody Museum is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.


  • Adults: $12
  • Senior citizens: $10
  • Students with ID: $10
  • Harvard students with ID (plus 1 guest): Free
  • Children (3-18 years old): $8
  • Children under 3: Free 
  • Massachusetts residents: Free on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (September through May) and Sunday mornings (year-round) from 9 a.m. to 12 noon (excluding commercial groups).
  • Visitors with Harvard ID: Free
  • Members of the Peabody Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Semitic Museum, or Harvard Museum of Natural History: Free
  • Group rates available with advance reservations; Harvard College & University classes, please contact pmresrch@fas.harvard.edu
  • Visa, Mastercard, and cash accepted
  • Admission to the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology includes admission to the adjacent Harvard Museum of Natural History during regular hours.

Group rate: $1.00 off general admission with 2 weeks advance reservation.

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No flash photography or tripods are allowed in the Museum; no food or drink are allowed in the galleries.


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Receptionist greets Peabody Museum visitor. Photo by Barry Hetherington.


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