Harvard Museum of Natural History Joins the Boston CityPASS Program

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Bostontravel–Beginning March 1, the Harvard Museum of Natural History, located on the
historic Harvard University campus, will join the Boston
® program. For 20 years, CityPASS ticket booklets
have allowed travelers to visit a destination’s top attractions while
saving nearly half off combined admission prices. Each 2017 Boston
CityPASS booklet includes prepaid, discounted admission to the New
England Aquarium, Museum of Science, Skywalk Observatory at the
Prudential Center, and a choice between either a Boston Harbor Cruise or
the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

Blurring the line between science and art, two stunning collections at
the Harvard Museum of Natural History are must-sees. The impressive Glass
collection, which was started in 1886 by father and son
artists Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka and took more than five decades to
complete, features 2,000 dazzling, intricate and botanically precise
glass flowers. Years before they were commissioned by Harvard University
to create the Glass Flowers, the Blaschkas meticulously shaped
glass into lifelike models of marine and terrestrial animals. Sixty of
their oceanic creations—delicate jellyfish and anemones, octopus,
tentacled squid and bizarre-looking sea slugs captured in glass—are now
part of a permanent display titled Sea Creatures in Glass.

Once you’ve been dazzled by the glass collections, explore the museum’s
15 remaining galleries and 9,000 additional specimens. See thousands of
rare minerals and gemstones, hundreds of mammals and birds, and the new Marine
gallery. The exhibits document the earth’s evolution from the
days of dinosaurs to such modern challenges as climate change and
species extinction.

As of March 1, the start of the program year, each 2017 Boston CityPASS
ticket booklet will save travelers 45 percent off combined admission to
the included attractions. Boston CityPASS prices (as of March 1): $56
for adults (a value of $102); $44 for children, age 3-11 (value $78).
Ticket booklets can be purchased online at CityPASS.com or at any of the
participating attractions. They are valid for nine consecutive days,
beginning with the first day of use.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017, CityPASS has been making
vacations easier, happier and more affordable for two decades. CityPASS
booklets, which save travelers up to 50 percent off admission to a
destination’s top attractions and allow visitors to bypass some
main-entrance ticket lines, have a 98 percent customer recommendation
rating. CityPASS booklets are available for New York City, Southern
California, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, San
Francisco, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Toronto. Visit CityPASS.com
to learn more.

Prices and programs subject to change. CityPASS®
is a registered trademark of City Pass, Inc., and the exclusive property
of City Pass, Inc.


Deborah Wakefield, APR, 503-292-4418