New Haven is a big city in Connecticut located along the estuary of Long Island Sound. The city which comes under the New York metropolitan area is a beautiful coastal city that has many landmarks and tourist destinations. Visiting the city was an adventurous holiday experience and it was truly refreshing. Listed below are some of the places that we found quite impressive.
Art Gallery at Yale University
Located on the campus of famed Yale University is an art gallery that houses over 200,000 objects. The exhibits are various types of artworks from around the world. The contemporary collection of paintings and sculptures include works of renowned artists like Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, and Edgar Degas. There is also a separate section dedicated to ancient art where you can see over 13000 exhibits that date back to the Neolithic age. The entry was free for our team as the gallery doesn’t charge any fee for self-guided groups.
Museum of Natural History
Located at Whitney Avenue is the popular Peabody Museum of Natural History. Founded in 1866, the museum has a spectacular display of fossils of prehistoric animals, including dinosaurs of various types. The place also exhibits dioramas, specimens of rare animals, and paintings that illustrate the history of evolution. The museum remains open from 10 am to 5 pm except on Sundays and Mondays. The admission fee for adults is $13.00 and for children, it is $6.00.
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Established in 1963, Beinecke Library is the world’s largest library dedicated to rare books. The entry is free and visitors can browse through an incredible collection of rare books, ancient manuscripts, and writings on papyri. Book lovers and researchers from all over the country visit this place to find the rare and ancient works of scholars and renowned authors. One of the notable assets of the library is the famed Gutenberg Bible.