What's Happening

New Exhibit

Honeybees in Action

The Harvard Museum of Natural History welcomes new residents with the installation of an active honeybee observation hive. Honeybees in Action will give visitors a close-up look at the daily life of a colony, as the bees collect pollen, make honey, and care for their eggs and larvae.

Please Note:

The Harvard Semitic Museum and the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments will be closed Friday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 5th for the holiday weekend.

Tropical Island Night at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

Special Event

On Friday, July 17 attend an event exclusively for guests over 21 to celebrate the Harvard Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition, Islands: Evolving in Isolation. Come with a date, come with friends, or make new friends as you enjoy light appetizers, signature cocktails, and music while strolling through the museum’s sixteen exhibitions! Advance tickets are strongly suggested.

On Exhibit

Finding Our Way: An Exploration of Human Navigation

This exhibition traces the evolution of European celestial navigation and showcases an array of variations in navigational instrument design. The exhibition is currently on view at the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

Upcoming Programs