The New Haven Museum is a vibrant center for exploring the people, places, events, and ideas that shape and define the Elm City!

CT Summer at the Museum is back! New Haven Museum is participating in the 2022 CT Summer at the Museum program! From July 1 – September 5, 2022, Connecticut kids aged 18 and under and one accompanying Connecticut resident adult receive free admission to the Museum Galleries courtesy of the CT Summer at the Museum program. Click HERE for admission details.

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Upcoming Events at NHM

Current Exhibits at NHM

  • Click here to see what’s currently on view

Plan Your Visit

  • Click here for directions, hours, and admission etc.

New Haven History

From the New Haven Colony’s founding as a puritan village through its growth into a major industrial center and now a thriving metropolitan area, history is brought to life for our visitors, inspiring a rich appreciation of the City’s past, present, and future. Explore New Haven Museum’s history here.

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