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. All private tour company groups, regardless of size, are require to schedule a private tour. Private tours and foreign language tours are available for a fee by appointment. Read about making accessible tour accommodations.

There will be no tour on Yale-Harvard Game Day, Saturday November 23, 2019.

The Visitor Center will be closed Thanksgiving Day November 28, 2019 and from December 24, 2019 through January 1, 2020.  We re-open on January 2, 2020.

Reader’s Digest recently named Yale University as The Best Free Tourist Attraction for Connecticut!


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