Groups and Tours

K–12 School Visits

Teachers, please see K–12 for information on programs and admission rates. 

Group Visit Admission Rates

Pre-reserved group admission is available for groups of ten or more. Group admission prices are discounted $3 from regular individual admission prices. 

Adults: $12.00
Seniors: $10.00
Non-Harvard college students: $7.00
Youth (3–18): $7.00

Self-Guided Visits

With signage, videos, and interactive displays throughout the galleries, visitors do not need a tour guide to enjoy the museum and the 10,000 years of cultural history on display. 


Please register your group at least two weeks in advance. The museum is unable to offer the group visit discount to groups that do not pre-register. To schedule a group visit, complete the reservation request form.

If you have any questions or need further information about group visits, call or email reservations at (617) 495-3216 or  

Reservations hours: Monday–Friday 9:00 am–3:30 pm

Tour directors considering adding the museum to their Boston itineraries are invited to email the museum's Director of Marketing at

Drop-off and Parking

There is easy drop-off at the museum (on Divinity Avenue, see map) for buses, with off-site parking available on campus. Please include parking needs on the reservation form.

Learn about the museum's accessibility.

Prepaid Museum Passes for Educational Institutions

College, high schools, and other institutions can purchase blocks of individual tickets at the discounted group rate. Faculty, students, and staff will have the opportunity to visit at any convenient time—with or without their peers—and still benefit from the group discount. Educators are invited to visit the museum to develop the assignments for their students’ visits. To purchase pre-paid passes, please contact Faith Sutter at or at 617-495-3397. The minimum purchase is 10 passes.

Students under 18: $7.00
College students: $7.00
Faculty/staff adults: $12.00