The city of New Haven is the place for art, history and a little romance. Everything is so close. See the great collection at the Yale Center for British Art. Stroll across the street to the Yale Art Gallery then stop by the Yale University Visitor Information Center for a guided one-hour walking tour of historic Yale Campus. Have lunch at Frank Pepe’s Pizzeria. A must see is the Peabody Museum of Natural History where you can view exhibits of dinosaur fossils, wildlife dioramas, Mesoamerican, ancient Egyptian and Native North Americans cultures. Make overnight reservations at a downtown hotel. Catch an evening performance at the Shubert Theater. Walk around the Audubon Arts Dirstric a “cultural mecca” on Audubon Street. There are galleries, bookstores, restaurants and shops.
Yale Center for British Art
Opened in 1977 and designed by Louis Kahn, the museum houses the largest and most comprehensive collection of British art outside the United Kingdom. Its foundation is the gift of paintings, drawings prints, rare books, manuscripts, and sculpture from Pau
Yale University Art Gallery
Founded in 1832, with more than 85,000 objects dating from ancient Egypt to the present. Paintings by Van Gogh, Manet, Monet and Picasso, one of the finest collections of American paintings and decorative arts; changing exhibits, sculpture garden,
Yale University Visitor Center
Guided one-hour walking tours of historic campus, including Connecticut Hall where Nathan Hale, William Howard Taft and Noah Webster studied.
Peabody Museum of Natural History (Yale University)
“Brontosaurus” and Stegosaurus haunt the Great Hall of Dinosaurs, where Rudolph Zallinger’s famous Age of Reptiles mural spans 108′ and 300 million years of earth history. Frogs and other live animals inhabit the Discovery Room. Exhibits on Native Americ