Upcoming Events

  • 2017 Jul 08

    Exploring Science Together: Bugs!

    10:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Take a closer look and explore the world of minuscule bugs!  Learn together with hands-on activities that show you how to classify and identify these numerous and diverse creatures!  Participate in activities in our incredible Arthropods gallery.   Observe and touch real live invertebrates and even go outside and collect some of your… Read more about Exploring Science Together: Bugs!

  • 2017 Jul 10

    Summer Science Week: Oceans Alive - Sold Out

    Mon - Fri, Jul 10 to Jul 14, 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 1-3

    Sharks, crabs, sea stars and turtles; these are just a few of the marine creatures we’ll study as we dive into the underwater world.  Learn all about our blue planet by investigating real specimens, observing adaptations of live ocean animals, making crafts, playing games and exploring our new Marine Life exhibit.   

    July 10-14, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

    This program is full. Please email Reservations to… Read more about Summer Science Week: Oceans Alive - Sold Out

  • 2017 Jul 10

    Summer Science Week: Impressions of Nature

    Mon - Fri, Jul 10 to Jul 14, 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 4-7

    Natural history and art have been linked for a long time. Come explore the museum and your creative side with in-depth art activities like printmaking through collographs, monotypes, or relief prints.

    July 10-14, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

  • 2017 Jul 17

    Summer Science Week: Ocean Week - Sold Out

    Mon - Fri, Jul 17 to Jul 21, 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 5-7

    Ocean Week brings the magic of the sea to the HMNH.  Students will immerse themselves in marine science as they work with graduate students on inquiry-based lessons examining museum specimens, observing live animals and even dissecting a squid!

    July 17-21, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

    This program is full. Please email Reservations to be added to the wait list.

     

  • 2017 Jul 24

    Summer Science Week: Native American Technologies

    Mon - Fri, Jul 24 to Jul 28, 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue

    For children entering grades 5-6

    Become an experimental anthropologist and use a spear thrower, drill a hole with a bow-drill, and try other technologies of Indigenous people of North America.

    Hosted by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology 

    July 24-28, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

  • 2017 Jul 24

    Summer Science Week: Earth Explorers - Sold Out

    Mon - Fri, Jul 24 to Jul 28, 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 1-3

    Our planet is an exciting place!  Explore geology and paleontology using the museum’s collection and exhibits. Study rocks, fossils, volcanoes, and earthquakes through experiments, specimens, stories, and models.

    July 24-28, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

    This program is full. Please email Reservations to be added to the wait list.
  • 2017 Jul 31

    Summer Science Week: Animal Naturalists

    Mon - Fri, Jul 31 to Aug 4, 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Two sections: one for children entering grades 3-5 and one for children entering grades 6-8

    Combine your love of animals and drawing in this art and science program. With a museum educator, investigate the lives of birds, mammals, insects, reptiles, and amphibians. With artist Erica Beade, draw animals from the exhibitions and classroom and practice various drawing techniques. 

    *This class has an additional $10 materials fee included in the cost of the program

    July 31– August 4, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

  • 2017 Aug 07

    Summer Science Week: Amazing Animals - Sold Out

    Mon - Fri, Aug 7 to Aug 11, 9:30am - 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 1-3

    From slow-moving sloths to fast-swimming sharks, from tiny insects to giant giraffes, the world is full of amazing animals.  Travel through the museum’s exhibits to learn about animals near and far. Explore your questions though crafts, games, and live animals.

    August 7–11, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

    This program is full. Please email Reservations to be added to the wait list.

     

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