Hours and Directions

The Gallery is free and open to the public.

Hours

Tuesday–Friday
10:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday (Sept.–June)
10:00 am–8:00 pm
Saturday–Sunday
11:00 am–5:00 pm

Closed Mondays and on these major holidays:
New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day

Admission

The Yale University Art Gallery is free and open to the public.

Contact the Museum

General and Program Information
203.432.0600
Group and School Tours
203.436.8831
Membership
203.432.9658
Bookstore
203.432.0601

Parking

In addition to the metered spaces on nearby streets, there is a conveniently located garage at 150 York Street, which offers discount parking to members of the Gallery.

More on Parking in New Haven

Shopping

New Haven has many shopping and dining opportunities, especially on Chapel Street, where the Gallery is located, and Broadway. Dozens of award-winning restaurants enliven the downtown area, and local boutiques and other retail shops offer custom jewelry, designer clothes, active wear, and beauty products. Visit the Shops at Yale website for more information about restaurants and stores near the Gallery.

More on the Shops at Yale

Gallery Photos

The lobby of the Kahn building

The lobby of the Kahn building

Visitors touring the American Decorative Arts Furniture Study

Visitors touring the American Decorative Arts Furniture Study

Yale University Art Gallery, Louis Kahn building, view of west window-wall. © Elizabeth Felicella

Yale University Art Gallery, Louis Kahn building, view of west window-wall. © Elizabeth Felicella

Yale University Art Gallery, Old Yale Art Gallery building. © Christopher Gardner

Yale University Art Gallery, Old Yale Art Gallery building. © Christopher Gardner

Yale University Art Gallery, Street Hall. © Christopher Gardner

Yale University Art Gallery, Street Hall. © Christopher Gardner

Location

Directions

By Car

From I-95, take Exit 47 (Downtown New Haven/Route 34).* From Route 34, take the first exit. Turn right onto Church Street at the first intersection and then left onto Chapel Street. The Gallery entrance is at the corner of Chapel and York Streets.

Please note: This area is under construction for the Downtown Crossing/Route 34 East Project, a multiyear plan to transform Route 34. Directions may change periodically as a result.

From I-91 take Exit 1 Downtown New Haven.

By Train

Amtrak, Metro-North, and Shore Line East operate through New Haven’s Union Station, which is a five-minute trip by taxi, bus, or car to the Gallery and downtown New Haven.

Amtrak

Amtrak travels through New Haven several times a day from locations between Washington, D.C., and Boston.

Schedules, Fares, and Reservations:
www.amtrak.com (station code: NHV)
800.USA.RAIL

Metro-North

Metro-North Railroad provides flexible, inexpensive transportation between New Haven and Manhattan at least once every hour. No reservation is needed and tickets can be purchased up to the time of departure.

Schedules and Fares:
www.mta.info/mnr
 877.690.5114

Shore Line East

For travel between between New London and New Haven, the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Shore Line East commuter rail service provides fast and easy transportation seven days a week.

Schedules and Fares:
www.shorelineeast.com
800.ALL.RIDE

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