Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

From towering Native American totem poles and Maya sculptures to finely woven textiles and everyday utensils, the Peabody Museum is among the oldest archaeological and ethnographic museums in the world with one of the finest collections of human cultural history found anywhere.

11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

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The Peabody Museum is a member of the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture (HMSC).

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    Sudden cardiac death in kangaroos. Breast cancer in jaguars. Compulsive disorder in polar bears. All animals, including humans, are subject...

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    The earliest evidence of artwork made by modern humans, Aurignacian art, was created more than 35,000 years ago and has been...

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    Harvard archaeologists and students will bring history alive for families by presenting hands-on activities, sharing their research, and providing demonstrations...

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From the Kitchen God’s Mouth to the Jade Emperor’s Ear – Lunar New Year in Chinatown

When the Kitchen God reports to the Jade Emperor all the secrets of your household,...

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