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    Gallery Exploration of the Twelve Animals of the Chinese Zodiac

    Presented by at Harvard Museum of Natural History

    February 12-February 28, 2010

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    Gallery Exploration of the Twelve Animals of the Chinese Zodiac

    Experience the museum by discovering the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, each linked to a specimen in the galleries. Learn about the cultural significance and natural history of these animals and try your hand at drawing the animal assigned to the year of your birth. This special Gallery Exploration will be available throughout the February school vacation. February Question of the Month, Question for Year of the Tiger: What are the...

    Experience the museum by discovering the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, each linked to a specimen in the galleries. Learn about the cultural significance and natural history of these animals and try your hand at drawing the animal assigned to the year of your birth. This special Gallery Exploration will be available throughout the February school vacation. February Question of the Month, Question for Year of the Tiger: What are the names of all the tiger specimens on display in the museum and which tiger lives in the coldest climate? Enter your answers, along with your name, email, and address at the museum reception desk for your chance to win a household membership to the museum ($85 value). The winning name will be drawn in the museum on February 28th at 2 pm. Entrants need not be present to win.


    Harvard Museum of Natural History

    26 Oxford Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:
    The Year of the Tiger Gallery Exploration is free with museum admission. Harvard Museum of Natural History: Open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, except major holidays. Admission: $9.00; seniors and students $7.00; $6.00 ages 3-18; under 3 free. Free for Massachusetts residents Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m. (Sept-May) and every Sunday morning, 9:00 am –noon.


    General Day and Time Info:
    9:00am-5:00pm


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