Hours and Directions

The Gallery is free and open to the public.


10:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday (Sept.–June)
10:00 am–8:00 pm
11:00 am–5:00 pm

Closed Mondays (except for Yale Commencement) and on these major holidays:
New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day


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

Floor Plan

Download a PDF of the floor plan to help plan your visit.

Download Floor Plan

Contact the Gallery

General Information
Group and School Tours


The Gallery does not offer on-site dining. For a map of various dining options within walking distance of the museum, download the restaurant map PDF.

Download Restaurant Map


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

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


The Gallery is located at 1111 Chapel Street between York and High Streets.


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


By Car

From I-95, take Exit 47 (Downtown New Haven/Route 34). From Route 34, 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.

From I-91 take Exit 1 (Downtown New Haven).

From the Merritt Parkway, take Exit 61 (coming from the north) or Exit 57 (coming from the south).

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 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)


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:

Shore Line East

For travel 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: