Schedule an Educational Session

Educational sessions are an opportunity for educators to work with Center staff to select collection materials that support specific educational objectives.

Take a Tour

Tours highlight the rich historical resources held by the Countway Library. The number of tours we can provide depends on staff availability. We invite all inquiries.

Getting to the Gallery

  • Do I need to make an appointment?

    Groups of more than 7 people must make an appointment to visit the Gallery.
    For information on how to schedule a Museum tour or educational session, please see Tours and Instructional Sessions

  • Where can I park to visit the Exhibition Gallery?

    There is no public parking for the Exhibition Gallery. 

    Nearby parking includes: Metered street parking on Huntington Avenue, Brigham and Women's parking garage on Francis Street, or Children's Hospital parking garage on Longwood Avenue. 

  • Are there any rules and regulations I should be aware of before visiting?

    Things to keep in mind when visiting:

    • Photography and filming in the Warren Anatomical Museum's Exhibition Gallery is not permitted.
    • The Warren Anatomical Museum is a historical anatomy museum. Human remains are on display in the Exhibition Gallery.
    • The Exhibition Gallery is part of the Countway Library, which is an active study and research space for Harvard students and faculty. Please be courteous of people studying.
    • Pencil sketching in the Exhibition Gallery is welcome. Easels are not permitted.
    • The Exhibition Gallery is in Boston on the Harvard Medical School campus. Harvard Art Museums and Museums of Science and Culture are on the Harvard University campus in Cambridge.

Though not readily on display, the Warren Anatomical Museum is home to a vast variety of historical materials. 

3,200
anatomical & osteological preparations
875
wet tissue preparations
1,000+
watercolors, drawings, photographs, and lantern slides
1,000
anatomical models and casts
500
human and non-human calculi
8,500
medical, dental, and public health instruments and devices
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