Reservations are required for programs and visits. As availability is limited, we recommend that programs be reserved as far in advance as possible.
The reservations desk may be contacted by phone at (617) 495-3216 or emailed at PMAEreserve@hmsc.harvard.edu.
Following a confirmed reservation, a pricing estimate for the visit and online materials will be emailed. Please review the information carefully, and be sure to call us if anything is incorrect.
All policies are subject to change based on university guidance.
- No food or drinks may be consumed in the museum but may be consumed on the lawn. As of September 1, 2022, food and drinks may also be consumed in the museum's Education Classroom. Lunches or snacks may be stored in the classroom.
- See Harvard Museums of Science & Culture visiting policies for the current COVID-19 policies.
- Any changes to these policies will be sent within two weeks of a confirmed visit.
Payment is due on the day of the scheduled program, although payment in advance is recommended (and speeds entry into the museum). Credit cards are the preferred method of payment (MC, VISA, AMEX, DISCOVER). Purchase orders and checks may be accepted.
Cancellation due to weather or school shut down/schedule change due to pandemic issues will not be penalized. We will make every attempt to reschedule. Notify the Education Department immediately by email at PMAEreserve@hmsc.harvard.edu. Groups canceling within two weeks prior to a scheduled program will be charged the full program fee.