A Night at the Peabody Museum Schedule

Schedule of Events

1st Floor


Just off the Peabody lobby

Behind­ the­ scenes tours sign-up and meeting area (ages 8 and older); tours begin at 6:30; space is very limited

The Great Hall of Dinosaurs

Pick-up Scavenger Hunt

Return Scavenger Hunt and claim your prize


Live birds with Fur, Feathers & Beyond

Hall of Mammalian Evolution

Mineral Dig

Craft Activity

Mammal SciCart

Natural History Kit


Fossil Fragments:
The Riddle of Human Origins
Anthropology Kit: How Cultures Carry Things
Pacific CulturesMystery Specimen Corner
Hall of Native American Cultures
Craft Activity
Across the Museum
Animal Photo Booth

2nd Floor

Discovery RoomSee our fantastic leaf-cutter ant colony, poison dart frogs and more!

3rd Floor

North American Dioramas

North American Diorama SciCarts


Birds of Connecticut 

Live hawks and owls with Blue Moon Raptors

Birds SciCart

Southern New England DioramasLive animals with Curious Creatures (starts at 6:30)
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt                 
Egypt SciCart

Watch out! You never know who (or what) might be awake and wandering around the Museum.