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“Amazing artifacts”

Knights of Columbus Museum
Ranked #7 of 61 things to do in New Haven
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A journey through history, art & faith.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

What an awesome museum. They do an unbelievable job of documenting all the good work the Knights have done over their history.

With the artifacts for the different popes, to John Kennedy's membership application to Fr. McGivneys's clothing and Rosary.

They had a great exhibit about the work the Knights did during WWI to support the troops. They also had a great exhibit on the Irish potato famine and how that led to many Irish families coming to the USA. Being from an Irish family that emigrated, it was very interesting.

It also documented the work the Knights did after the terrorist stacks of September 11th. Made me even more proud to be a Knight, to se all the good works we as an order have done.

Thank Kevin W
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KofCMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Knights of Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thanks for your visit, and for sharing your experience!

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

It's OK. A lot of interesting items! Will be even better when WWII section is finished. Easy to get to and ample parking.

Thank janj49
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KofCMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Knights of Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for visiting. Our exhibit, "World War I: Beyond the Front Lines," runs through December 2018. There are no plans to add WWII content to that show.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Hidden gem in New Haven! Easy to get to -- can park in their garage, which is especially great on a rainy or cold day. The exhibits are interesting, and it's a good way to get everyone up and out.

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KofCMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Knights of Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for visiting the K of C Museum and sharing your experience with others!

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

The best part of the experience is the organization and cleanliness of the exhibits.
K of C involvement in WWI is a must for all ages. Easy to follow, not overly wordy, great visuals and hands on components. The Irish Immigration exhibit was eye opening. I will return and I will share this remarkable gem with friends who teach, love history, and want to better their knowledge of how we became and continue to be a nation of people who care and who are good.

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KofCMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Knights of Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

My father was a WW1 Vet. some of the exhibit was very interesting. Some I was already familiar with. Overall a good exhibit.

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KofCMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Knights of Columbus Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank you for visiting and sharing your experience. Thank you, as well, to your father and all those who served during the Great War. I'm pleased you were familiar with some of the exhibition content. Many are largely ignorant of World War I, its origins or its impact on global culture and politics. The show helps them to understand all this.

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