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New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Attractions in New Haven, Connecticut

Amusements

  • New Haven Green
    Downtown, New Haven, CT 06512
    A village plan with many churches, and examples of Gothic, Federalist, and Georgian design more info

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Amistad Memorial
    165 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06511
    This monument of Sengbe Pieh (known as Joseph Cinque) stands on the former site of the New Haven Jail, where illegally kidnapped Africans were imprisoned in 1839 while... more info  map

  • Black Rock Foot and Fort Nathan Hale
    Woodward Avenue, New Haven, CT 06512
    203-946-8790, Visit an historic fort from the revolutionary war that commands spectacular views. more info

  • Freedom Schooner Amistad
    New Haven Harbor
    Long Wharf Pier is the homeport for Freedom Schooner Amistad. The Freedom Schooner is owned and operated by AMISTAD America and sails to ports nationally and... more info

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
    121 Wall Street, New Haven, CT 06520
    203-432-2977, The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library contains the principal rare books and literary manuscripts of Yale University and serves as a center for research by... more info

Museums & Galleries

  • City Gallery
    994 State Street, New Haven, CT 06511
    203-782-2489, Contemporary art in New Haven since 2003. Open Thursday through Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. or by appointment. more info  map

  • Ethnic Heritage Center
    270 Fitch Street, Building #1, New Haven, CT 06515
    203-392-6126, Southern Connecticut State University's Ethnic Heritage Center is a non-profit ethnic heritage archives, museum and research center associated with five ethnic... more info  map

  • Knights of Columbus Museum
    1 State Street, New Haven, CT 06511
    203-865-0400, Close to the organization’s international headquarters, the Knights of Columbus Museum offers periodic world-class exhibitions of art and artifacts, particularly those... more info  map

  • Osborne Homestead Museum
    500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby, CT 06418
    Route 15 or Route 8
    203-734-2513, Former estate of Frances Osborne-Kellog. Elegant Colonial Revival home original collection of antiques and fine arts. more info  map

  • Peabody Museum of Natural History
    At Whitney Avenue and Sachem Street, New Haven, CT 06520
    In the Science Hill Section of the Yale Campus
    203-432-5050, The Peabody Museum of Natural History's world-class collections numbering over 12 million specimens and growing among 11 curatorial divisions relate to anthropology,... more info  map

  • Yale Center for British Art
    1080 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06520
    203-432-2800, With a collection of paintings‚ sculpture‚ drawings‚ prints‚ rare books and manuscripts that reflect the development of British art‚ life and thought from the... more info  map

  • Yale University Art Gallery
    1111 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06520
    Located at York Street
    203-432-0600, The Yale University Art Gallery offers a permanent collection of more than 180,000 pieces, including African art, American decorative arts, American paintings and... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • East Rock Park
    Corner of Orange & Cold Springs Streets, New Haven, CT 06511
    203-946-6086, A spectacular view of Long Island with a bird sanctuary, nature trails, and picnic facilities. more info

  • Edgewood Park
    Edgewood Avenue, New Haven, CT 06515
    203-946-8028, A 123-acre park with playground and recreational facilities. more info

  • Lighthouse Point Park
    2 Lighthouse Road, New Haven, CT 06512
    203-946-8005, Visit this 82-acre park on Long Island offering swimming, nature history displays, picnic grove, and a bird sanctuary. more info  map

  

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