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Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

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Family Friendly Museum

Overall very good museum to go to. I always keep a yearly membership because you can get discounts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sal H
New Haven, Connecticut
Impressive Collection!

While most collegiate museums are pretty good, this one blew the others away! (Sorry Harvard... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mashpee, Massachusetts
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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 2 weeks ago

Overall very good museum to go to. I always keep a yearly membership because you can get discounts at other museums, zoos a few other facilities in the US. The museum has a collection of a little bit of everything. It is family friendly as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sal H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While most collegiate museums are pretty good, this one blew the others away! (Sorry Harvard). The exhibits were very robust and contained a lot more information and relics than I thought. We were most impressed with the Dinosaur Hall, the Hall of Mammalian Evolution, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AshBernadette88
Reviewed 31 October 2018

we didn't expect this museum to be so good for a university museum...... excellent collection of dinosaur skeletons.....very neat and clean......was pleasantly surprised to find a preserved Monal bird which is from my state Himachal Pradesh displayed there. the life like stuffed animals with three...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank margdarshak
Reviewed 7 October 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 986franciscojavierr
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

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!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Tigergram
Reviewed 17 September 2018 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tpwolf
Reviewed 12 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sghosh2030
Reviewed 10 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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29 May 2018|
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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