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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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Great visit with Grandkids

Have taken our children and now our grandchildren to the Peabody and everyone loved it. A must see... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
New Haven, CT
Awesome place 2 get an education in Dinosaurs

I took my children 2 their 1st museum ever. I needed 2 show my son that I knew about everything... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
Derby, Connecticut
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This museum has a diverse collection ranging from Indian artifacts to Egyptian art to a large bird collection.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511-8902
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Reviewed 20 April 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 20 April 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 18 April 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 16 April 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

Thank longandshortofit
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Love the Peabody museum. Great for kids into dinosaurs. They have such a wide display. The museum is easy to navigate and not overwhelming .

Thank J S
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We explored very close to closing, but were still able to see and appreciate a great deal- Archelon and the bird/biodiversity exhibits were highlights for me. The front desk was friendly while the (high school?) docents did not initiate conversation or want to make eye...More

Thank KGC307
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

This was really a fun museum. The fossils, the dinosaurs, the recreations: it's just too awesome! Plus there's all the Native American exhibits and more. Lots of hands on for kids. Great way to spend a cold April day!

Thank wombat1223
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

What's not to love here?!!! From the moment you enter the Peabody, you are transformed into "another world". There's so much to learn here about ancient history, Dinosaurs, birds, animals and natural history that it would take a lifetime!!! My 3 1/2 year old granddaughter...More

Thank E C
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Very informative and lots to see for kids. Only 2.5 floors so its not a large museum. A few hours should be plenty of time to explore everything.

Thank lovetennis99
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We had a nice time at the museum. I think kids would have a great time. They have an exploration room with live animals. The exhibits were well marked and interesting. It has three floors of exploration. The entrance fee is reasonable and its $5...More

Thank D-Nicer
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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