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Peabody Archeology Museum

11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
617) 496-1027

Neighborhood: Cambridge

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Peabody Archeology Museum

Attraction Description:

Founded in 1866, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology is one of the oldest museums in the world devoted to anthropology and houses one of the most comprehensive records of human cultural history in the Western Hemisphere.


The Peabody Museum is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Kayak Conservation Project hours: Monday noon–3pm; Tuesday–Wednesday 2pm–5pm


Adults: $12
Senior citizens: $10
Students with ID: $10
Children (3-18 years old): $8
Children under 3: Free
Massachusetts residents: Free on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (September through May) and Sunday mornings (year-round) from 9 a.m. to 12 noon (excluding commercial groups).
Visitors with Harvard ID: Free
Members of the Peabody Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Semitic Museum, or Harvard Museum of Natural History: Free
Group rates available with advance reservations; Harvard College & University classes, please contact
Visa, Mastercard, and cash accepted
Group rate: $1.00 off general admission with 2 weeks advance reservation.