A Night at the Peabody Museum Schedule

Schedule of Events

1st Floor



The Great Hall of Dinosaurs

Pick-up Scavenger Hunt

Return Scavenger Hunt and claim your prize


Live birds with Fur, Feathers & Beyond

Dinosaur Mural Photo Booth

Fossil Fragments: 

The Riddle of Human Origins

Anthropology Kit: How Cultures Carry Things
Hall of Mammalian EvolutionFossil Dig

Craft Activity

Mammal SciCart

Toss Game

Pacific CulturesMake a Samurai Mask Craft Activity
Hall of Native American Cultures
Live animals with Curious Creatures (starts at 6:30)
Just off the Peabody lobbyBehind­the­scenes tours sign-up and meeting area (ages 8 and older); tours begin at 6:30; space is very limited
2nd Floor 
Discovery RoomSee our fantastic leaf-cutter ant colony, poison dart frogs and more!
3rd Floor 


Refreshments for kids and adults (closes at 8:30)
North American DioramasNorth American Diorama SciCarts
Connecticut BiodiversityNatural History Kit
Birds of Connecticut 

Live hawks and owls with Blue Moon Raptors

Birds SciCart

Southern New England DioramasGame

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