Yale Peabody Museum Policies

See our Terms of Use for what you need to know about your use of Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History materials and web services.


Photography in the Museum

With certain limitations, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History permits scholars, students and the general public to photograph the Museum and its collections. See our Permissions page for more information.


Collections Policies

The collections of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History are available to legitimate researchers at established institutions for scholarly use and are governed by the Museum’s collections policies.


What Kind of Information We Collect

The Yale Peabody Museum does not collect personal information about visitors to its web services unless we ask you to voluntarily provide personal information, such as your e-mail address or postal address, for a specific purpose, such as to complete an online order or to update our membership database. By giving the Yale Peabody Museum your e-mail or postal address you agree that we may contact you.


Any information gathered automatically is used only for the specific purpose for which it is collected and is governed by the Yale University Privacy Policy.


Visitors to the Yale Peabody Museum’s website should follow the policies outlined by Yale University’s Information Technology Appropriate Use Policy.



Yale Peabody Museum web services are provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied. The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and Yale University assume no responsibility for any damages to your property on account of your use of Yale Peabody Museum web services.


Third-party Links

The Yale Peabody Museum provides links to external websites to help users in their search for information. Although the Yale Peabody Museum has made a reasonable effort to examine such links, but does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information provided by the linked site, nor is the Yale Peabody Museum or Yale University responsible for the contents, advertising, products or services of other sites; you use these sites at your own risk. Such links do not imply an explicit or implicit endorsement of any linked site, and does not imply any Yale Peabody Museum or Yale University connection or support of a site.


We welcome links to our website, as long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship by or affiliation with Yale University or the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.



The Yale Peabody Museum website is an ongoing collaborative venture involving many of the Museum staff, and thanks are extended to all for their contributions and efforts.


Questions or comments on this website should be sent to to peabody.webmaster@yale.edu.



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