Effective September 4, 2018, the admission price at the Harvard Museum of Natural History will increase. The new admission rates are: adults, $15; seniors (65 and over), $13; college students and youth (3-18 years old), $10.
Rates for groups of ten or more will also increase: Adults, $12.00; Seniors: $10.00; Non-Harvard college students: $7.00. Youth (ages 3–18) admission rates will remain unchanged at $7.00.
Admission is free for Massachusetts residents who present Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards at the admission desk with up to 5 guests, Harvard University photo ID holders, and children under 3 years of age. Prices at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology also increase, and admission to one museum admits you to both during regular hours.
Museum admission rates were last increased in September 2012.
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 250,000 visitors annually make it the University’s most-visited museum.
The Harvard Museum of Natural History is located at 26 Oxford Street, an 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.
The Harvard Museum of Natural History is one of the four Harvard Museums of Science & Culture.