Visiting

Admission

Admission is always free; everyone is welcome.

Hours

Galleries and Museum Shop
     Tuesday to Saturday:
     10 am to 5 pm
     Sunday: noon to 5 pm

The Center is closed on New Year's Day, the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Important note: As of January 1, 2015, the Center will close to implement the second phase of its interior building conservation project. Museum Shop hours as of January 2, 2015 will be Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm.

Study Room
     Tuesday to Friday
     10 am to 4:30 pm

Important note: The Study Room will be closed December 24, 2014 through January 1, 2015. As of New Year's Day, and for the duration of the Center's building conservation project, the Study Room will be available by appointment on a limited basis, contigent on the construction schedule. Appointments may be made by e-mail with at least two weeks' notice.

 

Reference Library
Academic Year hours

     Tuesday; Thursday to Saturday:
     10 am to 4:30 pm
     Wednesday: 10 am to 8 pm
     Sunday: noon to 4:30 pm

Important note: The Reference Library will be closed December 24, 2014 through January 1, 2015. As of New Year's Day, and for the duration of the Center's building conservation project, the Library will be available by appointment on a limited basis, contigent on the construction schedule. Please e-mail with questions or requests for appointments.

Directions

 1080 Chapel Street, New Haven, Connecticut

 

New Haven Construction
Due to a large, multiyear project, certain exits in New Haven will be permanently closed. From I-95 take Exit 47 Downtown New Haven/Rt 34. Take Exit 2 to York Street and turn right. The Center’s lot is on the right.

 

Parking

The Center's parking lot is located at 161 York Street (fee, $8). Additional parking is available in area lots.

Public Transportation

Metro-North and Amtrak provide train service to New Haven's Union Station. Public transportation between Union Station and the New Haven Green is available by free shuttle (Monday–Friday) or CT Transit bus J5 or J7 (daily, $1.30)

Materiales en español

Una guía gratis en español con una descripción general del museo y planos de cada piso está disponible en la recepción.

Young Visitors

The Yale Center for British Art is a wonderful place to explore with young children. Information about programs, family days, and activities is available from the Center's Education Department.

Strollers are permitted in the galleries. Changing tables are located in both the men's and women's public restrooms on the lower level.

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