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Given all the big name museums in New Haven this small (and cheaper-$3 for Seniors) venue is a nice change of pace. We only had a limited time so we chose this one. A lot of information on the... more »
This small museum is a great place to do research. They have a lot of manuscripts of local people from the establishment of the city through the 20th century. more »
Recently attended 2 talks there and had the opportunity to explore current exhibitions. One talk was on a local black woman who was the first black woman federal judge. Who knew. They do great public.... more »
The museum has everything you wanna know about New Haven County's history. Alot to see, me and my 12 year old son spent 3 hours and the time flew by. We appreciated what they had to offer for the public. And the 1st Sunday of the month is free admission so we just donated a few dollars in the box near the entrance.
Large helpful staff. Teen area, chess tables, quiet areas, Cafe, downtown location
Some interesting exhibits. Especially the Amistad story is well documented. But a comprehensive story of the city of New Haven is lacking.
I really enjoyed the museum. I didn't know New Haven was so full of rich history. I thought their Amistad exhibit was quite interesting. I was disappointed the gift shop wasn't open when we went on a Saturday afternoon as I collect magnets from my travels.
Yes, the museum charges an entrance fee- it is not affiliated with Yale. Yes, they have a great collection of New Haven history. I highly recommend to enhance your visit with a guided tour.
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