Museum Temporarily Closed to Public
Health and Safety Update
As Harvard University works to welcome a limited number of students and staff back to campus, Harvard Museums of Science & Culture continues to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and consider enhanced protocols for a safe return for onsite visitors. While we remain temporarily closed, we encourage you to enjoy the museum at home with new and frequently refreshed digital content via HMSC Connects!. Stay tuned for a full schedule of virtual fall programs, including classes, tours, lectures, and events.
From Harvard Square
Parking in front of the museum is not available. Parking for cars and vans is available at the garage located at 52 Oxford Street. Permits must be purchased in advance online through the Harvard Parking Office using code 2021.
Weekend permits for the Oxford Street Garage can be purchased in-person at the Harvard Museum of Natural History's admission desk at 26 Oxford Street. License plate number required for purchase.
Tour and school buses may get detailed bus parking instructions by visiting this page or by contacting reservations at 617-495-3216.