Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

Permanent exhibition

This exhibition attempts to embody current Yale research in Egyptian civilization, for which the Peabody collection has been an important resource. Passing into the heart of the exhibition, you...

The Age of Reptiles Mural

Permanent exhibition

Rudolph F. Zallinger ’s   The Age of Reptiles   mural occupies the full length of the east wall of the Yale Peabody Museum’s   Great Hall,   where it presides over...

The Hall of Native American Cultures

Permanent exhibition

The Hall of Native American Cultures showcases 360 objects from the Peabody’s substantial Native American collections in the   Division of Anthropology.   The latest installations of...

The Hall of Mammalian Evolution

Permanent exhibition

Image Above: The Otisville Mastodon (skull) Mammut americanus YPM catalog no. 12600 The fossils in this hall, from the Yale Peabody Museum’s collections in the Division of Vertebrate...

The Age of Mammals Mural

Permanent exhibition

Rudolph F. Zallinger’s   great mural   The Age of Mammals   is the centerpiece for the   Hall of Mammalian Evolution   at the Yale Peabody Museum.  Although the...

Birds of Connecticut

Permanent exhibition

Image Above: Barred Owl - Strix varia The 722 mounted specimens in the Birds of Connecticut Hall are the more than 300 species that occur regularly in the state, with each species represented by one...

Discovery Room

Permanent exhibition

Image Above: Photo by Alex Wild The Discovery Room is one of the most popular destinations at the Yale Peabody Museum, visited by more than 60,000 people a year. Full of touchable specimens and...