Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge

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  • I take my kids to this place, it is next to the museum of Natural history where kids can play. I like to go and draw. Go on Sunday morning you will see so many little kids.  more »
  • Collections iconic - such as the Mayans and the coast of NW - in the history of American archaeology and anthropology. The building is also very beautiful.
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  • The Peabody has a very eclectic collection and probably has a huge reserve behind the scenes so it needs more space for me to attribute a fourth star. It could also do with a modernisation. The Lakota...  more »
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  • Very fun for anthro nerds like myself. Recently opened up a big new exhibit. They also have lots of cool artifacts and educational dioramas. A favorite of mine is actually the exhibit on the ongoing Harvard Yard dig. The Art of War exhibit is also cool. Harvard students get in free and can bring a guest. Boston Public Library often has discount passes for up to six people. Admission also gets you into the natural history museum next door, which is worth a visit.
  • We spent 3 hours here on a chilly winter afternoon when we had only intended to be there 2! The art and weapons exhibit, which is why we went, was incredible (I stopped and read every detail), and while I thought I'd want to breeze through the rest, I couldn't help but linger in every room. I don't care one bit about geology, and yet I just had to get a look at literally every mineral in that exhibit! I 100% recommend making this a stop for any trip to Boston.
  • Our favorite museum in town, and we like museums. The exhibits on American Peoples are well curated and well executed (engaging, interesting, educational). We visit at least once a year, and always recommend it to visitors in town.
  • Can easily spend the whole morning here; connects to the museum of natural history and has more taxidermied animals than one could imagine.
  • Incredible collection. Great museum. Wonderful staff.
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