Reopening Our Galleries in Early 2024

Peabody Museum Rendering - SE Aerial View

First Comprehensive Renovation in 90 Years

Following the Museum’s sesquicentennial in 2016, we are pleased to announce a major renovation project that will reinvent the Peabody for the 21st century and beyond, further establishing the Museum as a home for cutting-edge research, extraordinary education, and breathtaking exhibitions. We invite you to explore this site to learn more, and to experience this incredible transformation with us.

1923 Blueprint

To Build a Mosasaur

Tylosaurus was one of the largest genera of mosasaur in history. The specimen now displayed in the Peabody’s new Central Gallery once swam and hunted in Late Cretaceous seas over what is now Texas. Its fossilized remains were preserved for millions of years before being meticulously extracted and prepared for exhibition. This fossil mount, a …


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