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    Harvard Museum of Natural History

    26 Oxford Street
    Cambridge , MA 02138
    617-495-3045  |  Fax: 617-496-8206

    Website: hmnh.harvard.edu


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    Explore 12.000 specimens drawn from Harvard's vast research collections at the University's most visited museum. Highlights include the world famous Ware Collection glass art exhibit of 3.000 "Glass Flowers", amazingly realistic models of plants, fruits and flowers created by father-son glass flameworkers Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka from 1886-1936. Among the other 17 galleries, are "Sea Creatures in Glass", Blaschkas'...

    Explore 12.000 specimens drawn from Harvard's vast research collections at the University's most visited museum. Highlights include the world famous Ware Collection glass art exhibit of 3.000 "Glass Flowers", amazingly realistic models of plants, fruits and flowers created by father-son glass flameworkers Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka from 1886-1936. Among the other 17 galleries, are "Sea Creatures in Glass", Blaschkas' earlier models of marine animals, "Language of Color", how animals perceive and communicate with color, "Looking at Leaves: Photographs by Amanda Means", and paintings by Jacques Burkhardt of Agassiz's Thayer expedition to Brazil. The museum is on the Harvard University campus, just a short 7-10 minute walk through historic Harvard Yard from the Harvard Square MBTA Red Line T station. Open daily, 9 am - 5 pm, 361 days/year. Handicapped accessible. Explore www.hmnh.harvard.edu for changing exhibitions, dozens of lectures, events, classes for all ages, year round.


     

     

    Upcoming Events

    Nature Storytime: Harvard Museum of Natural History

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History

    March 12, 2011 - Ongoing

    The Glass Flowers

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History

    October 9, 2012 - December 31, 2015

    Final Flight: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History

    February 22 - December 31, 2014

    Body of Knowledge: A History of Anatomy

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History

    March 6 - December 5, 2014

    Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History

    May 24, 2014 - Ongoing

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