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Harvard Art Museums

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 AM
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Interesting collection of art from many centuries

We spent several hours touring the Harvard Art Museum. You will be greeted with a vast collection... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vancouver, Canada
Gem of a museum

Wonderful museum. Small gem of a museum. Encyclopaedic collection. Some rooms are over-filled, but... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Meli S
Boston, Massachusetts
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The Harvard Art Museums house one of the largest and most renowned art collections in the United States, and are comprised of three museums (the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler Museums) and four research centers (the Straus Center for...more
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32 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138-3804
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent several hours touring the Harvard Art Museum. You will be greeted with a vast collection of art spending many centuries and some pieces date back into ancient times. Definitely worth a look.

1  Thank Sandy5259
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Wonderful museum. Small gem of a museum. Encyclopaedic collection. Some rooms are over-filled, but at least the collection is really strong. Have visited many times.

1  Thank Meli S
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Great collection of art without feeling overpowering and very relaxing to walk through at an easy pace and just savour the work.

1  Thank Frances S
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Well worth a visit -- multiple collections under one roof; very pleasant facility and some outstanding art. Also there is a nice coffee shop for lunch if one is there midday.

1  Thank Trup
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

After visiting and taking great memories from Museum of Natural history in NewYork, we were excited to visit art oriented museum here at Harvard. We went to cafe had some coffee and muffins. Started to enter the museum and saw the first painting, a black...More

Thank vahinipobbathi
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Decided to visit on our first day in Boston. It's the first time we've visited the museum even though this is our third visit to Boston. Well worth visiting - some amazing art work and we saw some portraits and pictures that we have only...More

2  Thank LoveTravelling15
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Beautiful modern building and a fine collection (for a university). Among the highlights is a room full of impressionist paintings, and murals from the famed Magao Cave in China. The museum is also an escape from the hordes at Harvard Yard even though some of...More

1  Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

What a great find in Cambridge. There are exhibits of native minerals, plants, and more. Prepare to spend at least 2 hours. See if there is a special display when you want to go.

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

What a great little museum. Just the right size to get through in a short time (short for art museums). Lots of recognizable artists even for those who don't have an art history background. We found the staff friendly and helpful when directing us to...More

Thank mjbinkc
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is one of the best museums in Boston, where you are able to see lots of excellent works of art that you may not see in the rest of your life if you give up the chance. After you have paid a visit to...More

1  Thank bian y
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7 April 2017|
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Response from daronmanoogian | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. Our admission fees are as follows: $15 Adults $13 Seniors (65+) $10 Non-Harvard students (18+) Free Harvard faculty, students, and staff (plus one guest) Free Youth under 18 Free Cambridge... More
10 March 2017|
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Response from daronmanoogian | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your question. The Harvard Art Museums are a wonderful destination for a group of senior citizens. The museums are accessible for visitors using wheelchairs and other mobility devices. We also offer... More