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Treasures Of The Peabody Museum

  • YALE PEABODY MUSEUM 170 Whitney Avenue New Haven, CT, 06511 United States (map)

Join us as we celebrate the opening of our newest temporary exhibition Treasures of the Peabody: 150 Years of Collection and Discovery. From titanic dinosaurs to giant squid, explore the rich history of the Yale Peabody Museum, its collections and its personalities. Discover how museum collections transform the way we think about the world and ourselves. We’ll have games, craft activities, a touch table, a scavenger hunt and behind-the-scenes collection tours.


1st Floor
The Great Hall of Dinosaurs               
Pick-up Scavenger Hunt
Return Scavenger Hunt and claim your prize
Behind-­the-­scenes tours sign-up and meeting area (ages 8 and older); tours begin at 11 am; space is very
Fossil Touch Table
Anthropology Kit: How Cultures Carry Things
Mineral Kit

Hall of Mammalian Evolution            
Mammal SciCart
Toss Game
Natural History Kit
Hall of Native American Cultures       
Make a Hat

3rd Floor
North American Dioramas   
North American Diorama SciCarts
Birds of Connecticut                            
Birds SciCart
Peabody Museum History Scrapbook Craft Activity
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt                
Egypt SciCart