Summer Solstice Celebration 2019: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture at Peabody Museum

Friday, June 21, 2019 5:00pm - 9:00pm

On the longest day of the year, explore the world and have fun at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture's Summer Solstice Celebration. From 5:00–9:00 pm, enjoy free admission to four museums: the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, and the Harvard Semitic Museum.

Start off with a visit to our new and permanent exhibitions

Then step outdoors for a host of fun activities

  • Make a summer crown with fresh flowers and greens to wear during the event.
  • Marvel at circus performers. 
  • Enjoy tasty treats from the event food trucks.
  • Enter the Solstice Raffle to win HMSC museum memberships and special gifts from our museum shop.

Join us for this festive community evening! In case of rain, the event will move inside the museums.

Free event parking will be available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage. Please note that Divinity Avenue will be closed to traffic during the event.

The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture are an 8-minute walk through historic Harvard Yard from the Harvard Square MBTA Red Line station.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
11 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138