Earth & Planetary Sciences Gallery

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Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and Harvard Museum of Natural History

various egg-shaped minerals of different colors in a nest made of lichen and twigs

Dazzling minerals await you at the Harvard Museum of Natural History's Earth & Planetary Sciences Gallery! New to the collection is a unique assortment of egg-shaped minerals.

No application or registration needed.

Cost

This exhibition is free with museum admission.

Adults: $15.00, Seniors (65+): $13.00, Harvard ID holders: Free, Non-Harvard students with I.D.: $10.00, Youth ages 3–18: $10.00, Youth under 3: Free, Members: Free

位置

  • In-person only.

Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
美国

Neighborhood

Baldwin

Dates and Times

This is an ongoing program.
Every day.

Morning and Afternoon.

This exhibition is open during regular museum hours, 9:00am t0 5:00pm.

Additional information

This expansive space displays thousands of rare minerals and sparkling gemstones, including a new beautiful collection of polished egg-shaped minerals and stunning display of Maine’s most famous mineral, tourmaline. Marvel at their array of colors and intricate formations and discover which elements give them their particular hues. 

 Uncover the mysteries of our planet's origins revealed in ancient meteorites and terrestrial rock that contains some of Earth’s oldest minerals such as zircon crystals that have survived intact for 4.3 billion years! Visitors can also touch rock and mineral specimens that date back to the beginning of our solar system. 

Regular museum admission rates apply.

Program continues to run during

Winter vacation, February vacation, and April vacation

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various egg-shaped minerals of different colors in a nest made of lichen and twigs
This is an ongoing program.
Every day.
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Last updated 五月 1, 2024.