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.
Harvard's most visited museum, the Harvard Museum of Natural History displays some 12,000 specimens, including dinosaurs, rare minerals, hundreds of mammals, birds, and Harvard's world famous Blaschka 'Glass Flowers'. The HMNH combines historic exhibits drawn from the University's vast collections with new and changing, multimedia exhibitions The museum is on the Harvard University campus, just a short, 7-10 minute walk through historic Harvard Yard from the Harvard Square MBTA Red Line station. Open daily, 9 am to 5 pm, 361 days/year. Handicapped accessible. Explore www.hmnh.harvard.edu for changing exhibitions, dozens of lectures, events, classes for all ages, year-round.