Envisioning Yale’s New Home for Natural History

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
David Skelly, Peabody Director

From The Director

The Peabody Museum has been part of Yale, and part of New Haven, for more than 150 years. In the 19th Century, the creation of a natural history museum was the science startup of its day, helping Yale evolve from a small college to a major university. Now we are embarking on an effort to …

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Want to make a difference? The Peabody is actively seeking funds during our renovation process to greatly improve the connection between the Museum’s collections and staff with Yale’s teaching and research missions. Click the button below to visit our Support page.