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Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511-8902
+1 203-432-5050
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A Very Interesting and Educational Natural History Museum with So Much to Offer

My husband and I visited the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Connecticut on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Windsor, Connecticut
Like a smaller version of NY’s Museum of Natural History

This is a world-class museum that merits at least one visit. I saw one review that had an issue... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michael F
Mamaroneck, New York, United States
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This museum has a diverse collection ranging from Indian artifacts to Egyptian art to a large bird collection.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“discovery room” (18 reviews)
“great hall” (16 reviews)
“dinosaur bones” (13 reviews)
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170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511-8902
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I visited the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Connecticut on Sunday, January 14th. We have visited this museum in the past and have always enjoyed it, finding it to be quite educational, interesting and informative. The museum has...More

Thank kzsull01
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a world-class museum that merits at least one visit. I saw one review that had an issue with how the various areas kind of run up against each other as opposed to transition, but I didn’t consider that much of a problem, particularly...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited on Sunday of Martin Luther King weekend. The museum had many events going on during the day to keep children entertained and educated! Loved their mineral floor, one of the best displays we have ever seen. The dinosaur bones were quite fascinating and...More

Thank judystephen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small museum with a lot to offer. A decent collection of dinosaur bones and some Egyptian artifacts but the museum had no proper layout. The exhibits kind of blended together.

Thank James L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s a Treasure trove of information and display. Visited with family, so much more information and display than i imagined, the kid loved it... Definitely recommended self or family especially for the giant dinosaur specimen among others.

Thank FoodieMusafir
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing 😉 time at the Yale Peabody Museum I went there with with my friends the service was incredible I also had my 6 Birthday 🎁 there I look forward to seeing you soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Julianna P
Reviewed 3 December 2017

If you are in the area, definitely stop by. Three floors with a lot to see. The room with the rocks and minerals was incredible. The dinosaurs and other skeletons and fossils were also interesting.

Thank NHmomUSA
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Well as my title says this was the first time back here in the last 40 + years. I sorta remember it being bigger inside. I also remembered that they had this fantastic pendulum in the main entrance that hung from the ceiling and swung...More

Thank El S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This museum was interesting. There were some really great exhibits on dinosaurs and lots of animal skeletons. There was a little room for kids to interact with bugs and such. The most interesting to me was the mineral and Crystal exhibits, it was also one...More

Thank Carrie S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

A gem of a small natural history museum. Highlights include the hall of dinosaurs, and on the third floor, the collection of birds dioramas of New England environments, and the new mineral room on the third floor. Definitely the go to trip for families with...More

Thank James F
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10 June 2016|
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Response from Gary K | Reviewed this property |
This is not a question about visiting the museum. It is a policy question and should be directed to the museum itself. It political in nature. I can answer questions on parking, the exhibits shown, the educational... More