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 intersection onto Whitney Avenue (follow the posted signs to the Peabody Museum). The Museum sits on the corner of Whitney Avenue and Sachem Street. Metered street parking is available on Sachem Street, and a small visitor lot is located 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 at the far south end of Yale Lot 22 (please note the signs inside the lot.) The entrance is accessible from Whitney Avenue one block north of the Museum opposite Humphrey Street. On entering go to the very end of the entrance drive and make a left; continue down to the end to the second yellow gate. The parking fees are payable at the Museum Admissions Desk. Buses cannot park in the visitor lot. See the Visitor and Bus Parking Map below for bus parking locations.
Please be aware parking availability in our lot is very limited on weekdays. If the lot is full, metered street parking is available on adjacent streets.
On weekends parking in the Peabody lot, and in the adjacent Yale parking lots, is free and open to the public.
Visitor and Bus Parking Map [699 KB PDF]
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