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New Haven Museum

114 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06510-1238
+1 203-562-4183
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New Haven History, Art & Culture

The New Haven Museum offers a nationally known research library and museum of New Haven and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bobbie B
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Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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A hidden gem

You hear very little about the New Haven Museum but it is worth a look. We were the only visitors... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joe1234665
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Weston, Connecticut
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114 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06510-1238
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The New Haven Museum offers a nationally known research library and museum of New Haven and Connecticut history, art, and culture. For a nominal fee you can use their library and wi-fi. The museum has a superb collection of area art by local and well-known...More

Thank Bobbie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You hear very little about the New Haven Museum but it is worth a look. We were the only visitors for most of our weekday visit and the lady in attendance was very helpful in both pointing out things to look for and how to...More

Thank Joe1234665
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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 12 July 2017

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

Reviewed 4 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 15 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 7 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

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Thomas S
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Response from Carmen R | Reviewed this property |
Two hours would be good. It's a very small museum
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