Harvard’s museums curate renowned collections, pioneer cutting-edge research, and offer educational experiences for everyone.
Our museums are dedicated to unique collections and exhibits, history, conservation science, and building a vibrant community around art.
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Graduate School of Design Exhibitions
The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art
Science & History Museums
These museums combine timeless collections with cutting-edge research to foster curiosity and a spirit of discovery for visitors of all ages.
Harvard is home to a comprehensive and diverse collection of living plants, from bonsai trees to redwoods. Through our land stewardship we’re able to offer the public information on forest ecology and land management.
Our doors are open
Harvard’s museums are committed to creating an environment that fosters inclusion and belonging. Learn about a few opportunities to visit our spaces that are free and open to the public.
Harvard Art Museums
The Harvard Art Museums are free to all visitors on Sundays. All students, Harvard ID holders, residents of Cambridge, and children under 18 can also visit for free, anytime.
Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East
Open to the public and free of admission, the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East is open Sunday through Friday.
This 281-acre landscape features over 15,000 accessioned plants and is open daily and free for all to explore.