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New Haven Museum

114 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06510-1238
+1 203-562-4183
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Family research

My wife and I have been wanting to come here for a long time. We finally made it and were not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
funny012
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Greensboro, North Carolina
Gem of a Museum

What a wonderful museum. It's like visiting an art gallery. Excellent visual design. Everything is... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
trula
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Los Angeles USA
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“lollipops” (3 reviews)
“free parking” (3 reviews)
“first floor” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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114 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06510-1238
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+1 203-562-4183
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been wanting to come here for a long time. We finally made it and were not disappointed. The staff were extremely helpful. .

Thank funny012
Reviewed 25 April 2017

What a wonderful museum. It's like visiting an art gallery. Excellent visual design. Everything is interesting. Especially liked the detail regarding history. The Amistad wing is superb. Recommend for any one.

Thank trula
Reviewed 11 April 2017

nice exhibits that talk a about how New Haven fit in History. I enjoyed the exhibit about the monument men.

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The museum really looks at what the New Haven area is all about and mounts exhibits to show how it got that way. Great depiction of the history that is very accessible. "Stories from Far and Near" focused on refugee artists in New Haven and...More

Thank cbkmurphy
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Went with my in laws with my two year old son. Very nice museum. Lots of attractions and was interesting for everyone

Thank A M
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Library staff was great!! Great resource for genealogy research. Public parking was a little issue but doable.

Thank magthomp59
Amy D, Director of Education & Visitor Experience at New Haven Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Thank you for visiting the Whitney Library at the New Haven Museum! Sorry about the parking, it's been a challenge for us.

Reviewed 11 September 2016

This museum used to be the go to place for history and genealogy of New Haven, but as the docent told us, the "genealogical" part is now in fine print. The hours posted on the website are not necessarily true. When we arrived at the...More

Thank capndrake
Amy D, Director of Education and Visitor Experience at New Haven Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

I am extremely sorry about the miscommunication in time regarding Sunday. We are usually open the first Sunday of each month from 1 - 4 pm, but since the first Sunday fell on Labor Day weekend, we moved our free day to the second Sunday...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016

Last time I was in New Haven, the museum was clkoised. Today my husband decided to do a day trip to New Haven. This small museum has chock full of history a exhibit on Armistad,history of New Haven,maritime history, an exhibit about Dean Keller an...More

Thank ErisShaw
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I was in New Haven for business and found the hour needed to visit here and see the Amistad Gallery. Let's be clear. it does not have a lot of original primary sources, and some of the few it has are in bad shape. But...More

1  Thank Abby B
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Yesterday my husband and I went to the New Haven Museum. We had not been there for many years and we were not dissapointed. We enjoyed the displays on the Shubert Theatre, Dean Keller-the Monuments Man and the presentation on the Amistad incident. These 3...More

2  Thank Joyce C
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Thomas S
How long does it take more or less to get the most of your visit.
22 January 2016|
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Response from Carmen R | Reviewed this property |
Two hours would be good. It's a very small museum
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