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The Harvard Museum of Natural History (HMNH) is the public museum of Harvard University's three natural history institutions. Through exhibitions and an array of educational programs, it presents a historic and interdisciplinary exploration of science and nature, with an emphasis on evolutionary theory. The galleries present both permanent and changing exhibitions that draw from the collections of the parent museums. Exhibition highlights include the unique glass flowers collection, the historic hall of mammals, romer hall of vertebrate paleontology, and comprehensive displays of minerals, rocks, ores and meteorites.

Location: 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge Massachusetts 02138 Telephone 617-495-3045 Fax 617-496-8206

Other History nearby:
(Marblehead) Abbot Hall
(Weymouth) Abigail Adams Birthplace
(North Salem) America's Stonehenge
(Salem) America's Stonehenge
(Lowell) American Textile History Museum
(Lowell) American Textile History Museum

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