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Knights of Columbus Museum, New Haven

Categories: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.6/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web
The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic benefit society, open to practicing Catholic men 18 years or older in union with the Holy See. Founded in the basement of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, CT in 1882 by Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, the Knights of Columbus today has a membership of more than 1.9 million members across the globe.

As a fraternal benefit society, the Knights of Columbus cares for the financial needs of its members and their families through its insurance program, which has received the highest ratings possible from A.M. Best and been named a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute.

As the world’s largest Catholic fraternal organization, the Knights of Columbus has provided both financial aid and volunteer hours to organizations such as March for Life, Special Olympics, World Youth Day, the Global Wheelchair Mission, the U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs, as well as parishes and communities around the world. In the past decade, the Knights of Columbus has contributed $1.5 billion and 690 million hours to charitable projects.
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  • The K of C museum is in a not particularly inviting building but only a few blocks from Union Station. With secure parking under the building and free admission, there's no excuse not to check the int...  read more »
  • Fantastic museum. Visitors can learn about the Knights of Columbus, the Catholic Church, the popes and much more. Admission is free. Gift shop has high-quality items that are great for Christmas or bi...  read more »
  • We loved our visit to the museum! Free admission and parking! Beautiful art prints and history of Knights and Catholicism in the US. Rotating displays, in October they were preparing for Christmas dis...  read more »
  • Pretty small museum that you can tour quickly in an afternoon. Some of the displays were interesting, but overall not one I'd revisit. If you're trying to kill time - go for it; however, I wouldn't go out of my way to visit.
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