Experience Our Evolution
The renovated Peabody Museum will have:
Follow Our Progress
Yale University announces a $160 million gift to renovate the Peabody Museum.
Designs FinalizedMay 2020
Plans for the newly imagined Peabody are completed, with exciting aesthetic modifications and additions to facilitate our collections & research, public programs, and student programs.
Construction BeginsApril 2020
Following a groundbreaking ceremony, construction to commence.
Closed to PublicJanuary 2021
The Museum will close to the public, allowing for building conservation, construction of new classrooms and collection areas, and the addition of 50% more gallery space.
Gallery InstallationDecember 2022
Exhibitions begin to take shape as specimens and artifacts are installed into their newly envisioned galleries.
The Yale Peabody Museum reopens to the Yale and New Haven communities.