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Knights of Columbus Museum

1 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-6702
+1 203-865-0400
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Beautiful Museum

We visited the Knights of Columbus Museum to view the exhibit of the Creches of Germany. The... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2016
Gem of Small Museum

I recently visited the KoC museum for the first time taking my 82 yo mother to view the Crèches of... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2016
Hartford, Connecticut
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1 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-6702
+1 203-865-0400
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Reviewed December 11, 2016

We visited the Knights of Columbus Museum to view the exhibit of the Creches of Germany. The exhibit was great, as was the rest of the museum - the history of the K of C and the artifacts were pretty interesting! Admission & parking are...More

Thank CAThlen
Management response:Responded December 12, 2016

Thank you for visiting. I'm glad you discovered the museum -- and look forward to your returning!

Reviewed December 5, 2016

I recently visited the KoC museum for the first time taking my 82 yo mother to view the Crèches of Germany exhibit and their festival of trees. What a gem! The facility is wonderful and is free including parking. The exhibit was really well curated...More

Thank a1xstp
Management response:Responded December 6, 2016

Thank you for visiting and sharing your experience! Our spring exhibit will feature a look at WWI on the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into the war, opening April 6, 2017.

Reviewed December 4, 2016

My family has visited this museum 3 times, twice at Christmas. Interesting museum around the year but our favorite time to visit is December when about 20+ Catholic schools in the state decorate trees that are on display throughout the museum as well as creches...More

Thank Tamba5
Management response:Responded December 5, 2016

Thank you for visiting and sharing your experience!

Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

This museum was wonderful! It had a nice variety of exhibits, including the history of the Knights, historical artifacts from Columbus, and German holiday ornaments. Not to mention, it's free! Great way to spend an afternoon, I especially loved the steel from the World Trade...More

Thank smbhatt16
Management response:Responded December 1, 2016

Thank you for your visit and for taking time to share your experience with others. The two dozen Christmas trees, decorated by area schoolchildren, are indeed a popular attraction at this time of year! We look forward to your return visit!

Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Hardly any exhibit of Columbus so didn't really enjoy our visit. Although had some good information on Irish immigration to USA. Seems more like promoting religion.More

Thank Nilesh P
Management response:Responded November 29, 2016

Thank you for your visit. In the context of the entire museum, the Christopher Columbus Gallery may seem limited. However, it contains one of the largest public collections of Columbus art and memorabilia in the United States, including items brought by Columbus to North America...More

Reviewed November 20, 2016

This year (2016) the annual show of creches is from Germany. As always, they are beautiful. There are also some of the permanent collection of the Knights of Columbus included including a Neapolitan one that is 120 square feet! There are two from Africa, carved...More

1  Thank Sue H
Management response:Responded November 21, 2016

Thank you for your kind review. The annual Christmas show is a highlight of the year for many. I appreciate your making a visit to see it a part of your own Christmas tradition!

Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

John was very kind and helpful in navigating the museum! The exhibit was very interesting, and I would definitely recommend visiting if anyone comes to New Haven.

Thank Andrew H
Management response:Responded November 14, 2016

We're proud of our staff. Thank you for noticing their efforts! Please visit again ... and bring others along!

Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited the K of C museum today. What a great Catholic treasure in the heart of New Haven. John, our greeter, gave us a warm welcome and overview of the museum highlights. With free parking and easy downtown access, we will...More

Thank Alan T
Management response:Responded November 14, 2016

Your review is sincerely appreciated. Many visitors from outside the region make a "daytrip" visit to the museum and other New Haven sites. Thank you for visiting and sharing your experience.

Reviewed October 31, 2016

Located right off I-91/95- this museum offers FREE admission & parking! Some exhibits change, some are permanent. Worth stopping by. Lovely little gift shop- tax free.

Thank Ruthi K
Management response:Responded November 1, 2016

Thank you for visiting! Admission is indeed FREE ... and parking too, right under the building. We're open daily as well (except major holidays). Glad you enjoyed the gift shop. There's new merchandise in for Christmas!

Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I had never considered how the Knights of Columbus came to be but this museum does a fabulous job explaining! The museum is well-organized, the staff very helpful and the information well presented. I can't wait to see the crèches later this year!

Thank Michelle B
Management response:Responded October 31, 2016

Thank you for visiting and sharing your experience. We're excited about the upcoming Christmas exhibit too, and glad you're planning to return to see it! The show runs from Nov. 19, 2016 to Jan. 29, 2017.

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Response from KofCMuseum | Property representative |
Of course! Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately I cannot post a link due to the guidelines, but please visit kofcmuseum website and visit the Coming Events section.