Self Guided Group Visits & Guided Tours

The Harvard Semitic Museum is available for self-guided group visits and three different docent-led tours for groups of 10 or more adults or students. Tours last from 30-60 minutes. Please register all group visits at least two weeks in advance. We may not be able to allow entry without advance registration. Self-guided group visits are free of charge. Docent-led tours cost 2 dollars per person.

Tour Topics 

Monuments from Mesopotamia

Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Field Trips for 10-50 middle school students per session must also be reserved at least two weeks in advance. The fee is $150 for up to 50 students.

Please complete the online Reservation Request Form to begin the reservations process. When the request has been reviewed, you will be contacted by the Education Department to complete the reservation.

Educator Admission

Educators are invited to visit the museum to develop an assignment for their students’ visits. 

The reservations desk is regularly staffed from 9:00 am–3:00 pm, Monday-Friday, and can be contacted by phone at (617) 495-3216 or email at