Directions to Accessible Museum Entrance

  • Step 1

    Face the front of the building.

  • Step 2

    Move to right of the museum. You will see a walkway.

  • Step 3

    Follow the walkway on the right-hand side of the museum.

  • Step 4

    Continue down the walkway.

  • Step 5

    Arrive at the accessible entrance for the museum.


The Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East galleries span three floors, fully accessible by both stairs and elevator. An accessible entrance to the building is located on the east side of the museum; view the slideshow above for easy directions to that entrance. Parking near the museum is very limited, but people can be easily dropped off in front. Please refer to the parking section for more information.

If you have any questions, please call (617) 495-4631.

Free Touch Tours

Available for blind and visually-impaired people, this interactive 60-minute touch tour explores the From Stone to Silicone exhibition featuring art from ancient Mesopotamia. Touchable artifacts spark discussion about the art in the Assyrian palace of King Ashunasurpal II. Service animals are welcome.