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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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One of the "Must See" places to visit for all ages!

When showing off New Haven to out-of-town visitors the Peabody is always on the top 10 places list... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
West Haven, Connecticut
Great Fun

This museum has been around a long time. It's fun for the who family. Lots of exhibits. The... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
West Haven, Connecticut
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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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170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511-8902
+1 203-432-5050
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

When showing off New Haven to out-of-town visitors the Peabody is always on the top 10 places list. Especially true when kids are involved as the Great Hall's dinosaur exhibit never fails to wow them! If you only have an hour, or better, 2 or...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

This museum has been around a long time. It's fun for the who family. Lots of exhibits. The adults love it just as much as the kids do.

1  Thank Lynn0224
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This museum brings me back to my childhood with all its artifacts. I had occasion to bring my son there a few years back - and the dinosaur room still kept me in awe. They also did have an ancient mummy under a glass case,...More

1  Thank wendy d
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I have been here many times growing up and just recently brought my kids (8 and 6 years old) My kids loved this museum! I was happy that this museum got them thinking, asking questions, and learning a whole lot! They have numerous skeletons of...More

1  Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 8 March 2016

I have been to The Peabody Museum of Natural History many, many times. Not so much because it has changed, although the exhibits there seem to always be updated, but because when I think back to my childhood there are so many pleasant memories there....More

1  Thank CharlieCapp
Reviewed 3 March 2016

The Peabody Museum is a local treasure. Accessed easily on the main bus line. If you drive there is nearby free parking on the side. Plenty of interesting things to see as well as special exhibits. You can tour with a guide or self direct.There...More

1  Thank Joyce C
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is a fabulous way to spend a sunday afternoon - whether with the kids or just to stroll through. It's room after room of incredible displays of history. This is an ideal location for school bus trips. They offer periodic classes and have hold...More

1  Thank ChefLin
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I had not been to Peabody since my children were very young. One of my daughters had to do a project for a college class she was taking. I went with her and was pleasantly surprised, it was much better then I had remembered and...More

1  Thank perk62
Reviewed 18 February 2016

NOT to be missed. You cannot go to New Haven and not see the Peabody. When you are finished? Make sure you get down to State Street for Pepes Pizza!!

1  Thank LaraKaz
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

My husband & I had not been to the Peabody & decided to go for a few hours on a Sunday afternoon while visiting New Haven. We enjoyed 2 hours of interesting history of dinosaur discovery and research by the famous archeologist Marsh who was...More

Thank Kathleen B
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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