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Official Website:Harvard Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Location:11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA, 02138 map
Phone:617-496-1027
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor
Cost:$ see below
Category:Museums
Other Ideas: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum; Boston Museum of Science; Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame; Boston Tea Party Ship & Museum (for kids and adults); USS Salem at the Naval Shipbuilding Museum

harvard peabody museum of archaeology  ethnology photoFounded in 1866, Harvard's Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology is one of the oldest museums in the world devoted to anthropology and houses one of the most comprehensive records of human cultural history in the Western Hemisphere.

The Museum's exhibits feature objects and photographs from its vast collections. With nearly 3000 objects on display, this represents only a fraction its collection of over 6 million objects.

The Peabody's educational programming offers family days, exhibit openings, curator's talks, lecture series, films, seminars, performances, and K–12 school programs. Most evening and weekend programs are offered free to the public.

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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.

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Adults: $15.00
Non-Harvard students with I.D.: $10.00
Seniors (65+): $13.00
Children ages 3–18: $10.00
Children under 3: Free

Free for Massachusetts residents every Sunday morning (year-round) from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and on Wednesdays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (September through May). Proof of residency required. This offer is not available to commercial groups.

Free for Massachusetts Teachers (K-12)

Free for EBT card-holder and up to five guests


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