Affiliates & Facilities


Concord FS
The Concord Field Station is a Harvard University research facility located in Bedford, Massachusetts. The 62-acre research center also houses MCZ specimen-preparation facilities and the largest specimens from some of the MCZ collections.
EOL logo The Encyclopedia of Life Learning + Education group, hosted by the MCZ, is part of the larger Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) collaborative. EOL works with educators, citizen scientists and partners, such as MCZbase and the Biodiversity Heritage Library at the Ernst Mayr Library, to make species information accessible through free tools, services and resources.
library The Ernst Mayr Library and its archives join in supporting the work of the Museum by providing and preserving information resources and services to support the research and teaching activities in the Harvard community.
HMNH The Harvard Museum of Natural History was established in 1998 as the public face of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, along with two other natural science museums at Harvard. The HMNH presents the incomparable collections of these parent museums and the research of scientists across the University.
OEB The Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology is the academic department associated with the MCZ. Curators of the MCZ collections are also faculty professors in this Harvard academic department.