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Yale Center for British Art

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a wow to visit

this is an interesting look at a collection you do not expect to be as spectular as it is and that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
central ct

Although smaller than the Yale Museum right across the street, a beautiful museum of British art... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2019
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Note: The Center is temporarily closed for building conservation through February 2016. We apologize for any inconvenience. The Yale Center for British Art is a public art museum and world-renowned research institute. Presented to Yale University by...more
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All reviews long gallery across the street british history great britain free admission united kingdom fourth floor permanent collection natural light great collection nice gift shop louis kahn special exhibit beautiful museum on display two hours world class
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an interesting look at a collection you do not expect to be as spectular as it is and that make the place a great learning experience

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

Although smaller than the Yale Museum right across the street, a beautiful museum of British art. Free admission, very friendly staff.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

The building itself is peaceful and serene, the art is interesting. If you’re looking for some relaxation or a moment of Downton Abbey this is the place for you.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

My husband and I visited the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut on Saturday, February 16th, 2019. This museum was excellent, having the largest collection of British Art outside the United Kingdom. It had quite an impressive and beautifully curated collection of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Some very interesting oieces of British art in this eclectic collection.I selected a few pieces of Victorian era artistic renditions of scenes beyond the British Isles. here too are Clare Twomey's 79 porcelain vases with gilt decals executed in the British heartland for ceramic production.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

The tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave us information on several paintings in the art gallery. It was a very nice experience. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019

This museum / gallery is Free Admission and displays British Art and Sculptures across 3 floors. Each piece of art has an informative plaque next to it. I am no art expert but I did enjoy looking at works by Turner, Stubbs and Constable. Certainly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Martin R
Reviewed February 12, 2019

The Yale Center for British Art is truly a beautiful museum to visit. First, it is free admission, but entering the lobby from under the large entry area of outdoor eves, we step into an indoor court of large stone tile floor giving the feet...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Johnes R
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Loved the Louis Kahn building as well as the art. We were greeted the moment we walked through the door by an excellent docent. We felt very welcome.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bruce B
Reviewed February 12, 2019

When I was very young, maybe 8 or 9, my father took us to this museum. I was fascinated by the portraits of the ladies in the fancy dresses and the details someone was able to paint. I wanted to do that! I grew up...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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April 28, 2017|
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Response from waterphyllis | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as long as you do not use flash. The traveling art, that which is on loan, is not allowed to be photographed.
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August 9, 2016|
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Response from Wolfried M | Reviewed this property |
I do not think this museum is appropriate for little children.
July 4, 2015|
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Response from patywolf | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I go all the time when there is something I read about and want to see. Contact them for information.