Boston Museums

Semitic Museum

Semitic Museum

6 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
+1 617-495-4631

Neighborhood: Cambridgeoston


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Attraction Description:

The Semitic Museum is one of the Harvard University Museums, housing collections of archaeological materials from the Ancient Near East. Current exhibits explore everyday life in ancient Israel during the Iron Age; a 2nd millennium BCE Hurrian city, located in modern-day Iraq; and the history of ancient Cyprus through ceramics and metal objects. All exhibits are free and open to the public.


Hours are: Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM,
and Sundays, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The Museum is closed on holidays,
and on the Sundays before Monday holidays.

There is no charge to visit the Museum; however, donations are appreciated.

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