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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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Time travel.

The Peabody is a reasonably priced museum that is for people of all ages. The great room on the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
george s
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Hamden, Connecticut
Trip for the grandchildren

Great exhibits, grandchildren love the dinosaurs. they walked around the whole museum and were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Neagle1060
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Orange, CT
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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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“discovery room” (18 reviews)
“great hall” (15 reviews)
“dinosaur bones” (13 reviews)
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170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511-8902
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Peabody is a reasonably priced museum that is for people of all ages. The great room on the first floor gives one a perspective of just how big the prehistoric creatures were with actual dinosaurs bones put together by the Yale Scientists. The displays...More

Thank george s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great exhibits, grandchildren love the dinosaurs. they walked around the whole museum and were always asking questions about the exhibits.

Thank Neagle1060
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went to the Peabody on Saturday and it was a fascinating visit. The three floors are very manageable and you can see all the museum has to offer in a few hours. My partner really loved the fossils and bones on...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to wander around all day alone or with other, or even when you have an hour at lunch to explore one section at a time.

Thank blondebass1622
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place. 👍. It is not just for kid. It is still great to see the huge dinosaur when you walk in. And then of course all the other stuff upstairs.

Thank cathyam2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see for anyone visiting New Haven. In addition to the iconic mural in the Great Hall and the spectacular fossils of the dinosaurs, there are so many other wonderful exhibits. The newly remodeled Hall of Minerals is stunning. This is a wonderful location...More

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another excellent museum on Yale's campus. If you like dinosaurs you'll love the museum. Plus it has a great gift shop, worth going even without going to the museum.

Thank lora s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place to take your kids for a dinosaur experience. The museum is easy to get in and out of and the exhibits are very good. In addition to the dinos there are exhibits on Yale's role in discovering Machu Picchu and the...More

Thank Tim K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always loved the Yale Peabody Museum. I have been coming here since I was a kid and I still go back at least once a year. I honestly don't think it ever really changes but it always feels like I am learning something new...More

Thank emilyannegenova
Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you are visiting the New Haven Area you have to visit the Peabody Museum. Sitting on the edge of Yale University it is well funded and the exhibits are by actual Yale Alums/Professors. My wife and I favorite part is the Mineral/Gem area which...More

Thank jwcorbett
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turquoisemotmot
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
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