Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
Museum Exterior with Torosaurus Statue
Giant Squid in Lobby
Olmec Head
Fluid Collections Storage
Horse Fossils
Jungle Diorama
David Friend Hall
The Age of Mammals Mural

Monday, February 19

The Peabody will be open for Presidents' Day!

Our Mission

To serve Yale University by advancing our understanding of Earth’s history through geological, biological, and anthropological research, and by communicating the results of this research to the widest possible audience through publication, exhibition, and educational programs.

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Featured Exhibitions & Programs

King Philip's War Reconsidered

Tuesday, February 20, 4:30 pm
Book Release and Discussion

King Philip's War Reconsidered


New books by scholars Lisa Brooks and Christine DeLucia provide dramatically different perspectives on King Philip’s War, one of the most devastating conflicts between Native Americans and European settlers.

Tuesday, February 20, 4:30 – 6:00 pm

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Adult Art Classes

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Ongoing

Adult Art Classes

Programs in Natural Science Illustration

Join us for our unique art classes and workshops! Select from a wide range of nature-themed drawing and painting classes to help capture your love of nature.

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Invisible Boundaries

Through March 25
Temporary Exhibition

Invisible Boundaries

Exploring Yellowstone’s Great Animal Migrations

Discover the meaning of wildlife migrations to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem in this groundbreaking exhibition.

On view through March 25, 2018.

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Peabody Birthday Parties

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Peabody Birthday Parties

For children 4-10 years of age

Celebrate your child’s birthday with us! Peabody birthday parties are fun and educational! Four themes to choose from, includes scavenger hunts, hand-on activities and much more.

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Explore the Peabody

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Explore the 4.5-billion-year history of the Earth and its life, all under one roof.

From mummies and mastodons to dinosaurs and diamonds, there's something fascinating around every corner of the Peabody. Come see for yourself!

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Yale Students

Yale Students

The Peabody is YOUR natural history museum. Join our community today.

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Object Study Gallery

Our new exhibition enriches Yale courses each semester specimens and artifacts from our collections.

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Collections & Research

Collections & Research

Explore the vast collections and cutting-edge research of the Peabody Museum, or search the database for over 8.5 million objects.

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School & Group Visits

School & Group Visits

Learn about our many offerings and schedule your field trip here. Field trip planning made easy.

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Hours & Admission

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

12 pm – 5 pm
CLOSED
10 am – 5 pm
10 am – 5 pm
10 am – 5 pm
10 am – 5 pm
10 am – 5 pm


Openings subject to inclement weather and holiday schedules.
Please check our admissions page for more information.

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