A display from "Marine Life" a permanent exhibit at Harvard Museum of Natural History (©President and Fellows of Harvard College)
Part of Harvard University’s Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, this natural history museum offers a look at fascinating objects, including meteorites, 1,500 mammal and bird specimens, and the dazzling “Glass Flowers”—a collection of 3,000 incredible handcrafted models of flowering plants. Open daily 9 am-5 pm. Admission: $10-15. Children under 3: Free.