Museums in New Haven County, Connecticut

There are 29 Museums in New Haven County, Connecticut, serving a population of 862,127 people in an area of 605 square miles. There is 1 Museum per 29,728 people, and 1 Museum per 20 square miles.

In Connecticut, New Haven County is ranked 7th of 8 counties in Museums per capita, and 2nd of 8 counties in Museums per square mile.

List of New Haven County Museums

Find New Haven County, Connecticut museums, such as art museums and galleries, childrens museums, natural history museums, science centers and discovery museums.


Andrews Homestead Museum 424 West Main Street Meriden, CT

Barker Character Comic and Cartoon Museum 1188 Highland Avenue Cheshire, CT

Carter Hambley Gallery 657 Main Street North Southbury, CT

Connecticut Childrens Museum 22 Wall Street New Haven, CT

Connecticut State Police Museum 294 Colony Street Meriden, CT

Eli Whitney Museum 915 Whitney Avenue Hamden, CT

Ethnic Historical Archives Center 270 Fitch Street New Haven, CT

Henry Whitfield State Museum 248 Old Whitfield Street Guilford, CT

Hotchkiss House Museum 61 Waterbury Road Prospect, CT

Irelands Great Hunger Museum 3011 Whitney Avenue Hamden, CT

Kellogg Environmental Center 500 Hawthorne Avenue Derby, CT

Knights of Columbus Museum 1 State Street New Haven, CT

Marietta Museum Art Whimsy 165 Prospect Avenue Guilford, CT

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street Waterbury, CT

Military Museum 32 Hood Terrace West Haven, CT

New Haven Museum 114 Whitney Avenue New Haven, CT

Old Town Hall Museum 625 South Britain Road Southbury, CT

PEZ Visitor Center 35 Prindle Hill Road Orange, CT

Shona Gallery 290 Pratt Street Meriden, CT

Shore Line Trolley Museum 17 River Street East Haven, CT

Stony Creek Museum 84 Thimble Island Road Branford, CT

The Cushing Center 333 Cedar Street New Haven, CT

The Golden Age of Trucking Museum 1101 Southford Road Middlebury, CT

The Museums and Cultural Center of The Dequaine Foundation 39 West Main Street Meriden, CT

The Yale University Art Gallery 1111 Chapel Street New Haven, CT

Timexpo Museum 175 Union Street Waterbury, CT

Ward-Heitmann House Museum 277 Elm Street West Haven, CT

Yale Center For British Art 1080 Chapel Street New Haven, CT

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History 170 Whitney Avenue New Haven, CT

About New Haven County Museums

New Haven County Museums contain a collection of scientific, historical, cultural, or artistic artifacts, specimens, and objects, usually housed within a single building or campus, which is used for research and public education in New Haven County, CT. A Museum's collection is both a reflection of prior research efforts and the subject of current and future research. New Haven County Museums also make collections and research accessible to the public, at least in part, through New Haven County exhibits and educational programs. Museums and their collections may be focused on any one of a vast array of disciplines. Museums in New Haven County can serve relatively narrow fields of interest or cover a wide terrain of subject matter.

You may contact Museums for questions about:
  • New Haven County Museum exhibits and collections
  • Event and exhibition calendar
  • New Haven County Museum tickets
  • Volunteer and employment opportunities
  • Museum donations and membership