Apache doll

 Apache Doll, 19th century, Claflin Collection. 985-27-10/59182.

School & Group Programs and Self-Guided Visits (K-12)

Program Fees for School and Youth Groups

Museum program rates start at $200 per group and include admission to the museum and the Harvard Museum of Natural History (in the same building). General youth tour groups are $7 per youth.  

Each program is $200 per 25 students, with a maximum of 30 students. For groups of 26 or more students, the fee is $8 per student.

Self-Guided Visit Fees

Self-Guided Visits include a short orientation. Fees include admission to the museum and the Harvard Museum of Natural History (in the same building). 

Self-Guided Visits are $5 per student in a school group and $7 per youth in a general youth group.

Chaperone Requirement

One adult chaperone is required and admitted free for every five students (grades K-8). Contact us about requirements for older students. Adults beyond the ratio are charged $10 each. Please note that reduced admission rates offered for library passes, membership, MTA, or Harvard ID holders do not apply.

Educator Admission

Educators are invited to visit the museum to develop the assignment for their students’ visits. Enjoy one free admission per AFT or MTA member card or school ID for K-12 teachers working in Massachusetts schools at any time, except during a scheduled class visit.

Fee Reduction

Groups may be eligible for a fee reduction based upon the percent of students receiving free and reduced lunch. Call for an exact price quote.

Financial Aid for Field Trips

Prepaid Museum Passes for Educational Institutions

High schools and other institutions can purchase blocks of individual tickets at the discounted group rate. Faculty, students, and staff will have the opportunity to visit at any convenient time—with or without their peers—and still benefit from the $1.00 discount. The minimum purchase is 40 passes.

Students under 18: $7.00
College students: $9.00
Faculty/staff adults: $11.00

To purchase passes, please contact Faith Sutter at faith_sutter@harvard.edu or at 617-495-3397.

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