Ongoing Exhibits

Wedding Traditions and Fashion from the 1860s to 1930s

From simple, at-home ceremonies to lavish events modeled on Queen Victoria’s, to weddings of young heiresses of Gilded Age fortunes that commanded social-page attention, this exhibition will explore the evolving…

EXHIBIT Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation: Fairfield in the 1960s and 1970s

Explore how the changing culture and politics of the 1960s and 1970s affected Fairfield and its region. Costumes from the Museum’s collection will highlight the fashion of the era, and…

Capitol America: From Ostentation to Simplicity

As all states have their own character, so, too, do their capitol buildings. New Haven Museum’s exhibit, “Capitol America,” includes photographs of the nation’s capitol buildings, many of them sites…

Road Trip! at New Haven Museum

Remember the excitement of piling into the car and heading out on the open road with family or friends? Whether you got your kicks on Route 66 or Connecticut clam…

Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers

If all you can recall about whales is the murderous Moby-Dick then “Voyaging in the Wake of the Whalers” will open your eyes to something bigger: a rich exploration of America’s relationship…

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