School & Group Programs

Explore a wide range of science and social studies topics through the Yale Peabody Museum's engaging education programs in science, history, and art. Programs and field trips are available for your school, home education, scout group, and community youth group.

School programs are aligned with the Connecticut Social Studies Core Framework or Next Generation Science Standards. All programs are led by Museum education staff and Yale graduate students, and feature Peabody specimens.

Please note that our group programs will resume upon re-opening of the Museum in 2024. To submit an inquiry for a future group visit, please use the form below:

Submit a School/Group Visit Inquiry:

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Read what teachers have to say about our programs:

Our docent was amazing, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. He made a lot of connections for my students that aligned perfectly with what we are learning in the classroom.

— A 4th Grade teacher's comment on our “Connecticut Wildlife & Habitats” program

I have been coming to the museum for this program for 11 years.  The presenter was excellent: clear, articulate, easy to understand, knowledgeable and related well to my 1st year college class.

— A college professor's comments about our Human Origins program.

We like to schedule visits to the Peabody because they are always interesting, informative presentations given by docents who are always passionate about their subject matter.

— A 5th Grade Teacher

Been visiting with my students for 21 yrs.  Peabody always does an excellent job teaching our students.  I'm always amazed at how the lessons flow so smoothly with all the excitement around.

— A 2nd Grade Teacher

Who doesn't love the Peabody?

— A 6th Grade Teacher


Office of School & Teacher Engagement
+1 203 432 3775