Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge

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Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology is located in Cambridge. See Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and all Cambridge has to offer by arranging your trip with our Cambridge trip builder .
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  • We went here thinking we would do this one first then if we had time we’d go over to the Natural History Museum. Turns out, they are physically connected and both included in the same ticket. We start...  more »
  • Stopped in here for something new to see while visiting Boston and was very impressed. They have a great collection of Native American culture as well as quite a bit from Central & South America. In a...  more »
  • The museum is rather small, but the quality of the pieces on display is incredibly high. As I’ve seen numerous anthropological collections all over the US and Europe, I can say that the “Wiyohpiyata: ...  more »
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  • Very interesting exhibits and history - ranges from Native American artifacts to an extensive taxidermy collection. Be sure to explore the entire museum, there is definitely something for everyone here!
  • This Museum is a little hard to find but is an unexpected gem if you are interested in Archaeology and Ethnology. It's off the list of high trafficked sites but a nice stop.
  • A diamond in the rough of Boston museums. Extensive collection of ethnographic arts. Some are the last of their kind from a forgotten culture.
  • I had a great time! I loved the newer exhibits, the Harvard Indian School exhibit was my favorite, I loved everything about its design, particularly the layered drawers showing the levels of excavation. I also appreciated the explicit mention of NAGPRA and modern Native Americans as living people.
  • Spent over five hours here. Stunning collection and a real treasure trove of ethnology

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