Harvard Museum of Natural History Admission Rates Increase September 1, 2012

August 1, 2012

Effective September 1, 2012, the admission price at the Harvard Museum of Natural History will increase. The new admission rates are: adults, $12; seniors (65 and over) and college students, $10; and youth (3-18 years old), $8. Admission is free for children under 3 years of age and Harvard University photo ID holders. Prices at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology also increase, and a ticket to either museum admits visitors to both.

Museum admission rates were last increased in July 2006.

About the Harvard Museum of Natural History

With a mission to enhance public understanding and appreciation of the natural world and the human place in it, the Harvard Museum of Natural History draws on the University’s collections and research to present a historic and interdisciplinary exploration of science and nature. More than 198,000 visitors annually make it the University’s most-visited museum.

The Harvard Museum of Natural History is located at 26 Oxford Street, a 7-8 minute walk through historic Harvard Yard from the Harvard Square T station. For general information on exhibits, public events, parking, and times for free visitation for Massachusetts residents, visit the website at www.hmnh.harvard.edu, or call 617.495.3045.

For images or more information, please contact Blue Magruder, Director of Communications, Harvard Museum of Natural History, bluemagruder@hmnh.harvard.edu, 617-496-0049

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