Those interested in getting a taste of what Yale has to offer, will marvel at these tours aimed at visitors to the area.
Guided tours of the University are held Monday – Friday: 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m and Saturday & Sunday: 1:30 p.m.
Tours depart from the Yale Visitors Center at 149 Elm St.
For more information or to schedule a group tour, call 203-432-2300.
Public Art Tour
With over 20 outdoor art installations on the campus, a self guided public art tour is well worth the walk.
Designed to take 1 to 2 hours to complete, though you could scale back of course, this tour features:
Theodore Dwight Woolsey, 1896 by John Ferguson Weir
Memorial Quadrangle Gate, 1918-22 by Samuel Yellin
The Women’s Table, 1993 by Maya Lin
The Garden (Pyramid, Sun and Cube), 1963 by Isamu Noguchi
Gallows and Lollipops, 1960 by Alexander Calder
Modern Head, 1974/1989 by Roy Lichtenstein
How many cities can boast buildings designed by Louis I. Kahn, Paul Rudolph, Cesar Pelli & Associates and Eero Saarinen?
Well, New Haven can.
With a self-guided 1.5 to 2.5 hour walking tour through Central Campus, Science Hill and the Medical Center, you can soak in a wide range of architectural styles and see how those styles mesh together to create an unforgettable city.
Yale Vistor Center
149 Elm Street
New Haven CT