Harvard Museum of Natural History

  • 26 Oxford Street
  • Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Neighborhood: Cambridge - Harvard Square
  • 617-495-3045
  • Fax: 617-496-8206
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Explore the University's most visited museum to see dinosaurs, meteorites, rare minerals and hundreds of animals from around the world. Learn about local ecology in the newly opened New England Forests exhibition.

See the world's only mounted Kronosaurus, a 42 ft-long, 135 million year old, marine reptile. Don't miss the world famous exhibit of 3,000 Blaschka "Glass Flowers", exquisite glass art, flameworked models of plants so realistic that scientists used them as teaching models for decades. The museum is on the historic Harvard University campus, just a 7-8 minute walk from the Harvard Square Red Line T stop. Open 9 am to 5 pm daily, 361 days/year. Admission $12 adults, $10 seniors/students; $8 ages 3-18, free under 3. For group visits email reservations@hmsc.harvard.edu  or call 617-495-2341. Please visit the website to see upcoming events at the museum.



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  • Miles from Logan Airport: 7
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Islands: Evolving in Isolation at HMNH

  • April 25, 2015 - April 25, 2016
  • Location: Harvard Museum of Natural History
  • Address: 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

With bizarre woodpecker-like primates, dwarf humans, and flightless birds over nine feet high, islands are havens for some of the most&n... View details

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