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Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

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It was an excellent surprise to find such a collection of dinosaur skeletons in an university... read more

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get in touch with the past

many exhibits ,go from dinosaurs to ancient cultures ,to the wild wilderness of nature to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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New Haven, Connecticut
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This museum has a diverse collection ranging from Indian artifacts to Egyptian art to a large bird collection.
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170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511-8902
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an excellent surprise to find such a collection of dinosaur skeletons in an university museum. And an special comment for the paintings prepared by Zallinger beside the collection. They were an important part of my childhood and finally I knew where they came...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

many exhibits ,go from dinosaurs to ancient cultures ,to the wild wilderness of nature to astronomy,great for the family kids and adults.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to this museum since I was 5 years old. Took my 92 year old mom there a couple of years ago. It is a good experience for all ages! Be prepared to spend hours!

Thank Tigergram
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the opportunity to tour the Peabody Museum this past Spring with some colleagues. I forgot how much I love seeing all the dinosaurs bones and reading all the facts associated with that age. As a child we would come here with our classroom...More

Thank tpwolf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small museum - but a good place to visit with kids. They don't have a cafeteria or any place to eat/snack, so be prepared if you are going with kids/babies.

Thank sghosh2030
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This renovation is high time. Ambitious, it will touch most aspects of the building but for the visitor, which is most important will be the improvements to the exhibition space, which will expand the galleries and modernize them. During renovation, parts of the building will...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Gem of a location. Must see for all young children. Great location for a birthday. This place never gets old.

Thank Umer D
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We are a family that loves museums and this museum was fantastic. What a great exhibit of dinosaurs and special gemstone! We learned so much and the kids had an excellent time. The staff was very helpful and very proud of there museum as they...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Guided tour worthwhile. A little dated, but is scheduled for major renovation. The dinosaurs are the main attraction, but some of the side rooms, like the gems are interesting.

Thank davidfwest
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We visited on the "free day". Main floor .... dinosaurs. And the history of life to humans. See the largest prehistoric turtle, marine dinosaurs, and terrestrial dinosaurs. Second floor had Madagascar hissing cockroaches (fascinating). Third floor had a great exhibit on minerals (some views looked...More

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Response from Kevin J | Reviewed this property |
2 - 3 hours is ample time.
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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