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

Bubblegum and Shoestrings

The third floor of the new Peabody is soon to be home to our new Living Lab—the reimagined version of our former and beloved Discovery Room. This vibrant, interactive space will contain several live animal displays plus a cornucopia of assorted objects from across our collections, arranged in exciting cabinets and exhibits like the ones …


See The Progress

Watch construction progress live from one of our dedicated webcams! Watch construction progress live from one of our dedicated webcams!

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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.