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New Haven Museum

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

Beautiful old building, helpful staff upon arrival and well laid out. It just didn’t blow my skirt... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kay M
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Augusta, GA
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New exhibitsAnnual Meeting, Speaker, & Reception

Such a well-run organization with wonderfully curated exhibits. Both special exhibits and... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
GayleWalter
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New Haven, Connecticut
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114 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06510-1238
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"maritime history"
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"interesting details"
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"on display"
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"decorative arts"
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"all ages"
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"nice collection"
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"photos"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful old building, helpful staff upon arrival and well laid out. It just didn’t blow my skirt up. A couple of things. First we were tired with sore bones, feet, etc. We were surprised that not one museum we had visited in two days had...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Such a well-run organization with wonderfully curated exhibits. Both special exhibits and permanent. Subjects as wide-ranging as Tattoos & WW1. Something for all ages. Easy to get to from I-95.

Thank GayleWalter
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

My husband and I visited the New Haven Museum in New Haven, Connecticut on Friday, November 10th. It is a small museum but provides a very good history of New Haven with a good mixture of many different types of items on display. The ‘New...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Born in New Haven in 1946 and back for a visit. Enjoyed the displays, period furnishings, and the staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. Everyone from the New Haven area should make a visit!

Thank RFriedlieb
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Amy D, Director of Education & Visitor Experience at New Haven Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you for visiting the Museum! Please let us know if you have questions about objects are ideas that were on display.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I truly enjoyed my visit. It has been many, many years since I visited this museum. My return was a joy. I especially like the photo, maps and drawings of "old" New Haven. Would love to see more, especially from different sections of the city....More

Thank JohnOFranP
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Amy D, Director of Education & Visitor Experience at New Haven Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for your review, John! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for encourage others to come and view our exhibits, especially our Amistad gallery!

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The New Haven Museum offers a nationally known research library and museum of New Haven and Connecticut history, art, and culture. For a nominal fee you can use their library and wi-fi. The museum has a superb collection of area art by local and well-known...More

Thank BobbieB853
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

You hear very little about the New Haven Museum but it is worth a look. We were the only visitors for most of our weekday visit and the lady in attendance was very helpful in both pointing out things to look for and how to...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had no idea New Haven had such an interesting history--the manufacturing in the town was fascinating. A nice little museum with a lot of great information.

Thank Georgia M
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Amy D, Director of Education & Visitor Experience at New Haven Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you so much for you feedback! We are happy that found the history of New Haven fascinating!

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

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
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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
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Two hours would be good. It's a very small museum
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