Harvard Museum of Natural History Vacation Week Activities
April Vacation week is filled with cool and interesting activities at the Harvard Museums in collaboration with the Cambridge Science Festival.
|Official Website:||Harvard Museum of Natural History Vacation Week Activities|
|Venue:||Harvard Museum of Natural History|
|Location:||26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138 map|
|Dates:||Sunday, April 14, 2019 - Sunday, April 21, 2019|
|Ages:||Toddlers, Kids, Teens|
|Cost:||$ see below|
|Category:||Science & Technology|
Semitic Museum (6 Divinity Ave)
April 14th – 21st (except Sat.), 11am – 4pm -- FREE
Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, or decode hieroglyphics. Drop in for five minutes — or 30 — to see what is new every day.
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology (11 Divinity Ave)
11 – 1pm, regular admission rates apply
Drop in to the third-floor galleries to touch a Maya hieroglyph and create your own glyph rubbing to take home. In the Arts of War exhibit, hunt for animals hidden in designs on weapons and armor from around the world.
Harvard Museum of Natural History (26 Oxford Street)
Meet A Scientist! April 18th, 10am – 12pm, regular admission rates apply
Come see the world through the eyes of a scientist and explore what research reveals about life and our planet.
Graduate students from the departments of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Human Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University will share their research through hands-on activities in the museum galleries.
This program is designed to actively engage families in learning more about science and exciting new discoveries in our natural world.
Varies by program - see listing
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