Museum of Natural History

harvard museumThe Harvard Museum of Natural History is located in Boston, Massachusetts. Visitors can view exhibits and attend lectures and other events that are offered. Featured exhibits include: the Earth and planetary Science Gallery, New England Forests Zofnass Family Gallery, The Glass Flowers, Great Mammal Hall, Arthropods: Creatures that Rule, Africa Gallery, Evolution, Fishes Gallery, and The Zoological Galleries. The Glass Flowers exhibit is an internationally acclaimed Ware Collection of several Blaschka glass models of plants. This exhibit is the most famous and treasured at the museum. The display contains over 3,000 of the models. They were created by glass artisans, Leopold Blaschka and his son, Rudolf. The commission began in 1886, continued for 5 decades, and represents more than 800 plant species. The Museum offers several different types of lectures and programs. Some of these include: Family Programs, Lectures and Special events, Adult Classes, and Videos. Some of the adult classes offered include: The Art of Drawing Birds, Sketching Trees, and Where Did All of these Apples Come From?

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