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The Museum Store at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, located on the campus of Yale University, offers an exceptional assortment of gifts that reflect natural history themes. Scholastic materials extending the Museum’s educational mission are found alongside a variety of distinctive jewelry, one-of-a-kind ethnic handicrafts and a wonderfully diverse, ever changing selection of toys and gifts. All proceeds from your purchases directly support the Peabody Museum’s educational mission and public programs.


Store Hours

Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 4:45 pm
Sunday noon to 4:45 pm


Museum Information

InfoTape 203.432.5050 (recorded general and program information)
Admissions Desk 203.432.8987
Directions and holiday closing schedule
The Museum Store 203.432.3740


Customer Service Contact Information

The staff of the Peabody Museum Store are pleased to take your orders, answer questions about the status of an order, or provide, shipping and delivery rates, special shipping instructions, and product availability. You can contact us at:
MailPeabody Museum Store
Yale University
170 Whitney Avenue
P.O. Box 208118
New Haven, CT 06520-8118 USA


We accept VISA® and MasterCard®. You may order online using our secure online form.

For questions about your membership, or to become a member of the Peabody Museum, contact the Membership Office at 203.432.3757 or


Shipping & Handling

Orders within the United States are shipped UPS Ground or U.S. Mail.


We do not ship internationally at this time.

Shipping/handling charges for continental U.S. addresses

 Up to $15.00 $7.50
 $15.01 – $60.00 $12.50
 $60.01 – $75.00 $15.00
 Over $75.00 $18.00


Wholesale Information

Many of the products featured online are available to the trade. For more information call 203.432.6115
ext. 3 or contact


Return Policy

Merchandise exchanged or store credit issued within 30 days when accompanied by a sales receipt. Sorry no refunds. Books and consumables are non-returnable.


Your Privacy & Security

The Yale Peabody Museum Store does not sell or give out any information about its customers. We make every reasonable effort to ensure that all the transactions that occur on our website are secure. All credit card numbers submitted to the site are encrypted using “Secure Socket Layer” (SSL) encryption. SSL technology is an industry standard for protecting sensitive information as it is transmitted over the internet.