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For anyone thinking of attending Harvard, or for those who simply want a glimpse of life at the famous university, this guided tour is a must. Get an exclusive account from Harvard students, who provide key insight into the times at Cambridge. Check out the old buildings at Harvard Yard and Harvard Square and learn about the school’s storied past. After the walking tour, explore the Harvard Museum of Natural History on your own.
Take the kids to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston in Somerville, where you can spend the day exploring multiple attractions. Children — and their parents — will be engaged and entertained at the virtual LEGO Factory, LEGO Racers and on LEGO rides such as Merlin’s Apprentice. Search for Boston landmarks at Miniland and head to the DUPLO® Farm to construct buildings with soft bricks. Your admission ticket also grants you access to the 4D cinema where you can take a break from all the activity.
Towering Native American totem poles and huge Maya sculptures are just some of the exhibits at this unique museum. You'll browse precious artifacts of the ancient world and explore human cultural history. See ancient art from Peru's south coast, and an original Day of the Dead altar which represents Aztec and Catholic origins of the celebration.
Wiyohpiyata: Lakota Images of the Contested West offers a rare view of 19th-century Plains Indian warrior art, and All the World Is Here features the famous Feejee Mermaid, the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and the birth of American anthropology.
General admission to both the Harvard Museum of Natural History and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology during regular hours
From dinosaurs and tiny insects to meteorites and minerals – you'll discover a huge range of natural specimens at the Harvard Natural History Museum. It's a veritable treasure trove of learning and exploration, whether you fancy yourself as a budding space explorer, an archeologist, or both.
See over 12,000 unique plant and animal specimens from around the world, including a fossil of a giant sloth, the world's only mounted Kronosaurus, and a whopping 1,600-pound amethyst geode. The museum is not only located on the campus of one of the most prestigious universities in the world, but it also uses cutting-edge research to help you understand the world a bit better.