Harvard Museum of Natural History

26 Oxford Street, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Capacity: 400 people

About Harvard Museum of Natural History

Hosting an event at the Harvard Museum of Natural History is an opportunity for private groups and organizations to experience the museum at a time when it is not open to the public. Whether entertaining clients and colleagues with an intimate dinner or hosting large galas or weddings, let the museum’s exhibitions provide the perfect backdrop for your event. Event rentals include full access to special exhibitions and galleries, including the Glass Flowers gallery and zoological and mineralogical galleries. The museum can accommodate up to 400 guests for receptions and up to 225 guests for seated dinners. Events can take place between 6:00 pm and 11:30 pm.

Package Pricing

Rental Rates
Attendees: 400 max | $2,000 - $4,000 /event
Pricing for all event types

Event Spaces

Earth & Planetary Sciences Gallery
Great Mammal Hall
Romer Hall
Venue Types
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 400
  • Special Features: 17 galleries;