We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

New Haven Museum

114 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06510-1238
+1 203-562-4183
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Manufacturing? Who knew?

I had no idea New Haven had such an interesting history--the manufacturing in the town was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Georgia M
Family research

My wife and I have been wanting to come here for a long time. We finally made it and were not... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
funny012
,
Greensboro, North Carolina
Read all 40 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lollipops” (3 reviews)
“free parking” (3 reviews)
“first floor” (3 reviews)
Closed
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
LOCATION
114 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06510-1238
CONTACT
Website
+1 203-562-4183
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
Reviews (40)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had no idea New Haven had such an interesting history--the manufacturing in the town was fascinating. A nice little museum with a lot of great information.

Thank Georgia M
Amy D, Director of Education & Visitor Experience at New Haven Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for you feedback! We are happy that found the history of New Haven fascinating!

Reviewed 3 June 2017

My wife and I have been wanting to come here for a long time. We finally made it and were not disappointed. The staff were extremely helpful. .

Thank funny012
Reviewed 25 April 2017

What a wonderful museum. It's like visiting an art gallery. Excellent visual design. Everything is interesting. Especially liked the detail regarding history. The Amistad wing is superb. Recommend for any one.

Thank trula
Reviewed 12 April 2017

nice exhibits that talk a about how New Haven fit in History. I enjoyed the exhibit about the monument men.

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The museum really looks at what the New Haven area is all about and mounts exhibits to show how it got that way. Great depiction of the history that is very accessible. "Stories from Far and Near" focused on refugee artists in New Haven and...More

Thank cbkmurphy
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Went with my in laws with my two year old son. Very nice museum. Lots of attractions and was interesting for everyone

Thank A M
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Library staff was great!! Great resource for genealogy research. Public parking was a little issue but doable.

Thank magthomp59
Amy D, Director of Education & Visitor Experience at New Haven Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Thank you for visiting the Whitney Library at the New Haven Museum! Sorry about the parking, it's been a challenge for us.

Reviewed 12 September 2016

This museum used to be the go to place for history and genealogy of New Haven, but as the docent told us, the "genealogical" part is now in fine print. The hours posted on the website are not necessarily true. When we arrived at the...More

Thank capndrake
Amy D, Director of Education and Visitor Experience at New Haven Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

I am extremely sorry about the miscommunication in time regarding Sunday. We are usually open the first Sunday of each month from 1 - 4 pm, but since the first Sunday fell on Labor Day weekend, we moved our free day to the second Sunday...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016

Last time I was in New Haven, the museum was clkoised. Today my husband decided to do a day trip to New Haven. This small museum has chock full of history a exhibit on Armistad,history of New Haven,maritime history, an exhibit about Dean Keller an...More

Thank ErisShaw
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I was in New Haven for business and found the hour needed to visit here and see the Amistad Gallery. Let's be clear. it does not have a lot of original primary sources, and some of the few it has are in bad shape. But...More

1  Thank Abby B
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Caseus
250 reviews
.14 km away
Crepes Choupette
30 reviews
.35 km away
Koffee
21 reviews
.28 km away
Anna Liffey's
34 reviews
.37 km away
Nearby Attractions
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
433 reviews
.19 km away
Yale University
582 reviews
.89 km away
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
176 reviews
.57 km away
Grove Street Cemetery
63 reviews
.64 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Thomas S
22 January 2016|
Answer
Response from Carmen R | Reviewed this property |
Two hours would be good. It's a very small museum
0
Votes