Exhibition: The Rockefeller Beetles at Harvard Museum of Natural History

Repeats every day.
Saturday, October 20, 2018 through Tuesday, December 31, 2019
all-day

Opening October 20, 2018

Over the span of 90 years, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller collected beetles from around the world, eventually building a personal collection of more than 150,000 specimens. In 2017, his longstanding support for the entomology department of the Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology culminated in a gift to the museum of this extraordinary collection. Join the Harvard Museum of Natural History in celebrating this invaluable gift with a visit to The Rockefeller Beetles—a new exhibit that will feature hundreds of specimens from Rockefeller’s collection and recount the story of a man whose childhood pursuit grew into a lifelong passion. 

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Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford St
Cambridge, MA 02138