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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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I had an amazing 😉 time at the Yale Peabody Museum I went there with with my friends the service... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julianna P
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Great little museum, pretty close to the highway!

If you are in the area, definitely stop by. Three floors with a lot to see. The room with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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This museum has a diverse collection ranging from Indian artifacts to Egyptian art to a large bird collection.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • 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
+1 203-432-5050
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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 10 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
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is an excellent place to take kids. Kids love to look at the dinosaurs and they always have activities for kids to do.

Thank dorbillk
Reviewed 7 November 2017

My kids loved going here when they were young, and I still enjoy it. A great way to spend a rainy afternoon.

Thank Anita M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you attend this museum 2pm or after daily it is free of charge. We showed up around 1:30 and still got a good discount. We spent about two hours there. It is a perfect size museum. It is not so large you get lost...More

1  Thank potatofish
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We live about 45 minutes from New Haven and started taking my twins here when they were old enough to appreciate the museum experience. The collection at the Peabody is amazing - the Great Hall has a vast collection of original specimens; much of which...More

Thank TwinMomCT
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

They have some nice exhibits of animals, birds and dinosaurs. Loved the large fossil skeletons. The huge minerals and gems were amazingly beautiful! The Egyptian area was a nice mix of items (having now been to Egypt), but I was disappointed that the Inca collection...More

Thank Memsochet
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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