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Phone: 617-495-3045
26 Oxford Street
Massachusetts 02138

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Target demographics: 30,000 school children per year come in group visits for natural history education programs and self-guided visits.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 180,000 visit museum, attend classes, programs and free public lectures

Geographic areas served: Boston, Massachusetts, New England, National

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 vast collections
and cutting edge research to present a historic and interdisciplinary exploration of science and nature. More than 175,000 visitors annually make it the University’s most-visited museum.

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This is a terrific museum that will please everyone in your family. There's dinosaur bones, an enormous beetle collection, and plenty of large stuffed animals. And yet it's pretty compact so your kids aren't exhausted from having to walk around a huge museum. Informative explanations, easy coat/... more »
This is a hidden treasure on the Harvard campus, just a short walk from Harvard Square...many new exhibitions with fascinating explanations of Evolution, how animals communicate with color, meteorites..even a great gallery on insects, crustaceans. My favorites are still the amazing 19th c. galleries... more »
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