Yale University Visitor Center

The Mead Visitor Center is the front door of the University and welcomes its visitors from around the world. It is located at 149 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06511, across the street from the New Haven Green.

Drop by for information about Yale or to take a guided tour led by Yale College undergraduates. Groups of 10 or more visiting the campus are required to schedule a private tour. Private tours and foreign language tours are available for a fee by appointment.

Be sure to visit our Facebook Page and Instagram Account!



There will be no tour on Yale-Harvard Game Day, Saturday, November 19, 2016. 

The Visitor Center is closed Thanksgiving Day and from December 23 through January 2. It reopens on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.


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