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Yale University Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Amazing place!

This is hands down one of the finest small museums I've ever visited. The exterior is deceiving... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
new york
Delightful Art Gallery to spend an afternoon

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Museum. The collection was impressive as well as the layout of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
California, United States
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Yale University Art Gallery is the oldest college art museum in America. The Gallery’s encyclopedic holdings of 200,000 objects range from ancient times to the present day and represent civilizations from around the globe. FREE and open to the...more
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1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510-2301
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All reviews van gogh pollock outstanding collection across the street sculpture garden four floors world class museum free museum on display first floor free of charge louis kahn nice collection open to the public street parking two hours wonderful museum
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is hands down one of the finest small museums I've ever visited. The exterior is deceiving, even disappointing, but the collection is vast, varied, and impressive, far more than one would imagine for a university museum, and for such an unimpressive building. There is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Museum. The collection was impressive as well as the layout of the museum.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Free and entertaining. Lots of different kinds of art to look at from modern & contemporary to European and American. There are folding stools available so if you want to spend some time sitting and observing you can do that too. Being free you don't...More

Thank JonathanA3692
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much like the Brooklyn, uxor, or Richmond art museums, the Yale Art Gallery practices quality without "musuem feet". The staff is very accommodating and it is free. The American and African sections are particularly enjoyable; great selection of pieces. The John Trumball collection was better...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Larger than I thought. Visiting Louis Kahn bldgs. after having been to Kimbell Art Museum. His work is "full of strength & grace". Read Ada Huxtable's "On Architecture". Didn't have time to go across the street to his Museum of British Art.

Thank Cindy A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the art gallery at Yale and came away impressed with the exhibits. There were a lot of big-named artists on display--Monet, Rubens, Da Vinci, etc. The course through the museum was laid out well. If you are like us and...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2018

One of the finest collections of art from around the world that I have ever experienced. They have some of everything here, from every period and corner of the world. Every time I was surprised at what I was seeing (4 Hoppers!), another surprise awaited...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Great spaces. Amazing collection especially 20th century, Picassos and mid-century design. No cafe, but several placed are across the street.

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

One could live here for days and not see it all, and curation/resources are breathtaking. Expansion over the years makes navigation challenging, so get -- and follow -- a map. Security staff throughout helps!

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Comes highly recommended by guide books and Trip Advisor and lived up to our expectations. A wide range of exhibits nicely grouped, some beautiful features in the building itself. We particularly enjoyed the 19th century European, 20th Century American and were very struck by the...More

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Response from jocelynd102 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Parking is available on the street and also garage parking is available. No problem with parking. There is an app “Parkopedia “ that is fabulous. I used it all over France and the US. It gives you driving directions to... More
5 October 2016|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
The entrance is located on Chapel Street in New Haven and the is near the corner of York Street. There is either street parking or a parking lot you might be able to pay to get into another block up York Street (indoors) or... More
Juan M
16 July 2016|
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Response from Travelsalot05 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would think so. This is a well equipped, modern urban hotel. But ask them!