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Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511-8902
+1 203-432-3738
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Good rainy day activity

Took the grand kids and they had a good time looking at the dinosaurs and playing games. 3 floors... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Joseph B
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West Haven, Connecticut
See The Dino's

nice trip for everyone ! a must see ! a great day trip in the world of Yale an New Haven Colony's... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
colonialnewhavenart
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“discovery room” (19 reviews)
“dinosaur bones” (15 reviews)
“machu picchu” (11 reviews)
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170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511-8902
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Took the grand kids and they had a good time looking at the dinosaurs and playing games. 3 floors of attractions.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

nice trip for everyone ! a must see ! a great day trip in the world of Yale an New Haven Colony's History Historic views landmarks

Thank colonialnewhavenart
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

I've taken my children (both under 7) to the Peabody a few times while living in New Haven. They've especially enjoyed the discovery room (second floor) and the dioramas on the third floor. The dinosaurs (ground floor) are awesome, but surprisingly, they don't hold my...More

Thank Joanna M
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Spent the entire afternoon, the displays were set up perfectly, there were guides throughout the museum to answer any of your question and a children's program the kids loved it. It was great

Thank Bob N J
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Dinosaurs everywhere, many other scenes, lots of history, and a great place to take the kids especially the children who love dinosaurs!

Thank gailsings
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I've been going to the Yale Peabody Museum since I was a kid and now have been delightedly been bringing my kids here for years now. It's one of the finest small natural history museums around, with a famous dinosaur collection (with one of the...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Just a great museum especially for children. Wonderful history of dinosaurs, a must see if in New Haven.

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

My son begged to see dinosaur bones while on vacation and this was the first museum I found on our route that had real dinosaurs and not just replicas. We were very, very impressed with the museum and the size of their collection of dinosaurs...More

Thank Tia C
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

The children of all ages will be in awe of the exhibits here. Our relatives go every time they come home from PA.

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My 7 year old wanted to see real dinosaur bones. Yale did not disappoint! The Great Hall is breathtaking. There were relics from around the globe as well as Connecticut.

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Between 2 and 3 hours.
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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
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