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Peabody Museum of Natural History

Venture into Yale's exciting natural history museum. This is the only museum in Connecticut with fossil dinosaur material on permanent display. The Pulitzer Award winning "The Age of Reptiles" mural (slightly outdated, but nevertheless a beautiful work of art in itself) depicts 300 million years of prehistory. Explore the cultures and peoples of the world through exhibits on Ancient Egypt, Mesoamerica, the Andes and the Great Plains, just to mention a few. It is best to visit during non-school hours.

New Haven Museum

Established in the year 1862, the New Haven Museum is one of the best spots in the city, especially if you want to gain brief knowledge about the local history. The museum comprises of a collection of artifacts from throughout New Haven’s history. Historic art, photographs, period furniture and more are all stocked under one roof here. The museum also hosts various temporary exhibitions as well as cultural programs through the year. Within the museum, you can also take a tour of The Whitney Research Library, that boasts of a collection of rare books and more than than 300 manuscript collections among other historic records and elements. Open five days a week, the New Haven Museum is a perfect place to gather some local historic knowledge.

Deacon John Grave House

The Deacon John Grave House has been the home of seven generations of the Grave family. In 1983, the Deacon John Grave Foundation was founded to avoid demolition of this wooden frame house. Currently a museum, it hosts interesting events throughout the year. Check website for details.

New England Carousel Museum

The New England Carousel Museum in Bristol contains one of the largest collections of antique carousel horses and carousels in the United States. Explore the Golden Age of the Carousel at this one-of-a-kind museum that displays and restores these priceless, unique works of art. A great museum for those that love antique entertainment in general.

The Cushing Center

The pioneer of neurosurgery, Harvey Cushing took his last breath on October 7, 1939, but his memory still lives on through The Cushing Center. Located within the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library of the Yale University, this center was established in 2010. The artifacts on display feature artworks by Cushing, over 15,000 journals and books personally collected by Cushing, drawers filled with apparatuses once used by him, and some personal paraphernalia. Guided tours around the center are conducted, check the website for further details.

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum is what its name says it is; a hunger museum, offering you insight into the hardships of hunger through the medium of art. Exhibits include paintings that depict various fictional instances of famine, poverty, and injustice, delving deep into the plight of the poor and the destitute. Exhibitions and workshops are also organized here.

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