Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Library, Natural History, Science, University
With a mission to enhance public understanding and appreciation of the natural world, the Harvard Museum of Natural History presents to the public Harvard’s natural history collections and research of scientists across the University. Its historic displays include the world-famous Blaschka "Glass Flowers"; an extensive collection of minerals and meteorites; fossil, taxidermied, and jarred specimens.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History
By housing ancient Near Eastern exhibitions, the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East explores a rich history of cultures. Exhibitions include a full-scale replica of an Iron Age home, life-sized casts of famous Mesopotamian monuments, authentic mummy coffins, and tablets containing the earliest forms of writing. Like the artifacts it displays, the museum itself has a rich and nuanced history.
Archaeology, Culture, Specialized, University
This museum has been renamed as the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East. You can find it by browsing museums in Cambridge or using this link: http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/24410
The Peabody Museum is the region's principle world cultures museum, with vast collections from North America, ancient Mesoamerica, Africa, and Oceania. Changing exhibits explore human societies and culture from prehistory to the present. Experience the Plains Indian wars from the Lakota perspective, marvel at the spectacular wall paintings of the Maya, Moche, and American southwest, and explore the many island cultures of the Pacific.