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
Welding a Brontosaurus enormous tibia and fibula

Rebuilding dinosaurs

This week, the team at Research Casting International is busy working on our Brontosaurus and Stegosaurus specimens. We can’t wait to have these dinosaurs back in the Peabody’s Great Hall, and thanks to RCI’s talented staff they’re going to look better than ever. The first few photos feature blacksmith Nevin welding the Brontosaurus femur and …


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.