The best museums in New Haven in March 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in New Haven, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in New Haven:

  1. Yale University Art Gallery1

    Yale University Art Gallery

    New Haven, CT
    The Yale University Art Gallery ( YUAG ) is the oldest university art museum in the Western Hemisphere . It houses a major encyclopedic collection of art in several interconnected buildings on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut . Although it embraces all cultures and periods, th
  2. Peabody Museum of Natural History2

    Peabody Museum of Natural History

    New Haven, CT
    The Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University is among the oldest, largest, and most prolific university natural history museums in the world. It was founded by the philanthropist George Peabody in 1866 at the behest of his nephew Othniel Charles Marsh , the early paleontologist . Most k
  3. Yale Collection of Musical Instruments3

    Yale Collection of Musical Instruments

    New Haven, CT
  4. Yale Center For British Art4

    Yale Center For British Art

    New Haven, CT
    The Yale Center for British Art at Yale University in downtown New Haven, Connecticut , houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom . The collection of paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, rare books, and manuscripts reflects the development of B
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    Connecticut Childrens Museum

    New Haven, CT
    The Connecticut Children's Museum is located in the Children's Building in New Haven, Connecticut , which houses three programs interwoven in purpose and philosophy: Creating Kids Child Care Center, Creating Curriculum Child Care Provider Training Program, and the Connecticut Children's Museum itsel

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