Groups

K–12 School Groups

See Education for information on classes. See Fees for admission rates.

Group Visit Admission Rates

Pre-reserved group admission is $1.00 off regular price admissions for groups of 10 or more.

Adults: $11.00
Non-Harvard college students and seniors: $9.00
Faculty accompanying college or university groups: Free
Youth (3–18): $7.00

Self-Guided Visits

With signage, videos, and interactive displays throughout the galleries, visitors do not need a tour guide to enjoy the museum and the 10,000 years of cultural history on display. For groups of six or more, a Highlights Tours led by a Harvard student may be pre-reserved.

Highlights Tours

Adult and college groups may schedule a free highlights tour with their group registration. The tour is led by a Harvard student and lasts approximately 45 minutes. Groups visit every major exhibition and are encouraged to discuss and share observations with the guide in a relaxed atmosphere.

Registration

Please register your group at least two weeks in advance. The museum is unable to offer the group visit discount to groups that do not pre-register.

To schedule a group visit, complete the online registration form.

If you have any questions or need further information about group visits, call or email reservations at (617) 495-3216 or pmae-ed@hmsc.harvard.edu.

Tour directors considering adding the museum to their Boston itineraries are invited to email the museum's Director of Marketing at @hmscpr@hmsc.harvard.edu. or call (617) 496-0049.
 

Drop-off and Parking

There is easy drop-off at the museum (on Divinity Ave, see map ) for buses, with off-site parking available on campus. Please include parking needs on the reservation form.

Learn about the museum's accessibility.

Prepaid Museum Passes for Educational Institutions

College, 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 20 passes.
Students under 18: $7.00
College students: $9.00
Faculty/staff adults: $11.00

Educators are invited to visit the museum to develop the assignments for their students’ visits. To schedule your visit or purchase passes, please contact Faith Sutter at faith_sutter@harvard.edu or at 617-495-3397.