College, University & Adult Groups (Non-Harvard)

Self-Guided Exploration

Reservations are required for all groups visiting the Museum. For information, reservations, special requests or to be added to the mailing list, please contact the Reservations Department at 617-495-3216 or email

Please register group visits in advance, preferably at least two weeks ahead. We are unable to offer the group visit discount to groups that do not pre-register.

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

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.

Group Rates

College and University groups: faculty, free; students (with ID) $9

Adult groups: $11 per person, seniors $9 per person


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 40 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 assignment for their students’ visits; Massachusetts school ID card-holders are always admitted free. To schedule your visit or purchase passes, please contact Faith Sutter at or at 617-495-3397.