We are located in New Haven at 170 Whitney Avenue, at the corner of Sachem Street, one block north of Trumbull Street.
By Car: In New Haven, Connecticut, take Exit 3 off Interstate 91 (either north or southbound) onto the Trumbull Street connector. Turn right at the second light onto Whitney Avenue. The Museum is located at the next light on the corner of Whitney Avenue and Sachem Street. Metered street parking is available on Sachem Street, and a small visitor lot is located less than one block north of the Museum. Additional information about parking can be found below.
By Bus: The Yale Peabody Museum is on New Haven’s “J” bus route. For information contact CT Transit at 203.624.0151.
On WEEKDAYS limited parking is available in the Yale Peabody Museum Visitors Parking Lot located next to 221 Whitney Avenue (Yale Lot 41.) From the Peabody, head north on Whitney Avenue and the parking lot is located on the right, before the next traffic light for Humphrey St. (On the driveway bear right into the gated parked lot.) See parking map for more details.
The parking fee is $5 and you must bring the ticket with you and pay at the Museum Admissions Desk.
On WEEKENDS parking in the Peabody lot, and in the adjacent Yale parking lots, is free and open to the public.
For EVENING LECTURES and EVENTS parking is available in the Peabody visitor lot (tickets can be validated for free at our admissions desk,) and in the adjacent Yale Lot 16 which is open for public parking after 4:30 pm. See parking map for more details.
The Peabody parking lot has several designated handicapped parking spots. Additional designated, metered parking spots can be found on Sachem Street.
Buses and mini buses cannot park in the visitor lot. Buses can stand (driver must stay in the bus) on Sachem Street. See the parking map for more details.
The Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University is located in the Science Hill section of the Yale campus, at Whitney Avenue and Sachem Street in New Haven, Connecticut.
Our mailing address is:
Peabody Museum of Natural History
P.O. Box 208118
New Haven, CT 06520-8118 USA