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Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford Street 32, Cambridge 02138 Route Planner
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Opening hours

9am-5pm - closed 1 Jan, Thanksgiving Day and 24-25 Dec

Description

The museum's galleries with their old wooden display cabinets exude an old-fashioned charm. The galleries are eclectic in nature: minerals, precious stones and meteorites; glass Blashka flowers - veritable works of art that are as scientific as they are artistic, made in Germany between 1886 and 1936; fossils, including a mastodon dating back 25 000 years; and animals from around the world, including a superb collection of 650 species of birds from North America. A must!

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    470 m - 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge 02138

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