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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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Visit the room with real animals

We were able to visit free as we are Yale students. There was a good range of things to see and... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2016
Dinosaurs steal the show

If you or your kids like dinosaurs, the Peabody has a great exhibit. In addition to a variety of... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2016
Joe H
DeWitt, New York
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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
+1 203-432-5050
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Reviewed May 5, 2016

We were able to visit free as we are Yale students. There was a good range of things to see and also a room with some live animals/ insects. We found that 1 &1/2 hrs was enough time here.

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Reviewed April 28, 2016

If you or your kids like dinosaurs, the Peabody has a great exhibit. In addition to a variety of skeletons, the hall that houses the main dinosaur displays features a mural that is world famous; it may not reflect the current state of dinosaur knowledge,...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed April 25, 2016

I make sure I take the grandchildren every other year. They are never bored and there is usually a new exhibition to see. This is a great learning experience for children of all ages. They may have seen something when they were younger but as...More

Thank Amanda Z
Reviewed April 24, 2016

We found it a great museum for both kids and adults. We thought we would not enjoy after seeing Natural History Museum in Manhattan but no this is also a must see if you are in New Haven

Thank gulluk
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

What a great museum for children... Or people of any age. We brought two kids.. ages 7 and 5. They had a great time! So many artifacts to enjoy!

Thank Tech G
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Intimate museum with some interesting collection of dinosaur fossils and skeletons. They usually have special exhibitions that's worth seeing.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Have taken our children and now our grandchildren to the Peabody and everyone loved it. A must see in New Haven!

Thank 18judys
Reviewed April 20, 2016

I took my children 2 their 1st museum ever. I needed 2 show my son that I knew about everything there is 2 know about dinosaurs.

Thank stephanieanne2016
Reviewed April 18, 2016

Not too big or overwhemling, with good variety of exhibits. Kids love dinosaur bones of course. easy parking, safe location and inexpensive.

Thank Mike F
Reviewed April 16, 2016

We were impressed with this museum and could easily have spent several hours if we took the time to read all the displays. There are great dinosaur exhibits and lots of fossils. We enjoyed the Hall of Minerals more than expected but were disappointed that...More

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June 9, 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