Polar historian John McCannon provides an engaging overview of the arctic region’ since the Stone Age, chronicling the history of indigenous populations, polar explorations, territorial conflicts, industry, and the profound changes the region is witnessing as a result of natural resource depletion and large-scale glacial melting.
The Book Talk on A History of the Arctic: SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2:00 pm
Direction: Take the Red Line to the Harvard Square stop. Walk through Harvard Yard and down Oxford Street one block. The Harvard Museum of Natural History is the large brick building on your right, just a six minute walk from Harvard Square. Parking info: www.hmnh.harvard.edu
General admission includes all exhibits.
Non-Harvard Students with I.D.: $10.00
Seniors (65+): $10.00
Children ages 3–18: $8.00
Children under 3: Free
Free for members
General Museum Admission info:
Current Harvard I.D. holders and one guest are admitted free. Free to Massachusetts residents every Sunday morning (year-round) from 9:00 am to noon and on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 5:00 pm (September through May). Open daily, 9am-5pm; Closed Jan. 1
The museum is wheelchair accessible.