The Peabody Museum is among the oldest archaeological and ethnographic museums in the world with one of the finest collections of cultural history found anywhere. It is home to superb materials from Africa, ancient Europe, North America, Mesoamerica, Oceania, and, South America in particular. In addition to its archaeological and ethnographic holdings, the Museum's archives hold an important collection of paintings, prints, and drawings and houses an archive of over 500,000 images.
The Museum is an active member of its international, scholarly, and local communities, with research, expeditions, exhibitions, and education programs. A world-class collection, the museum hosts researchers, students, and museum professionals from all over the world each year. As part of the Harvard community, the Museum is an essential resource for faculty and students.
Seven days a week, 9 AM 5 PM
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day,
and New Year's Day
$7.00 Senior Citizens and Students with ID
$6.00 Children (3-18 years old)
Free of charge
to Massachusetts Residents: Sundays 9 AM 12 NOON (year-round);
Wednesdays 3PM5PM (Sept. May)
Red Line to Harvard Square