Libraries, Museums & Galleries

Yale’s vast collections include items from across the ages and around the globe. Opportunities to engage with original works of art and primary source materials are woven into Yale coursework, from medical students studying a painting to hone their observation skills to environmental studies majors examining maps and photos to document a changing landscape.

Discover Something New

Chances are you will learn something every time you enter Yale’s exceptional museums and libraries — most of them open to the public, all of them free of charge. 

International Collections

Explore the resources available as part of the Yale University Library’s Area Studies & Humanities collections.

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What is LUX?

Find and connect with the cultural heritage collections across Yale’s museums, archives, and libraries in new ways and all in one place.

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Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

A research collaborative dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of material culture, IPCH connects Yale students, scholars, and collections, catalyzing wide-ranging partnerships that bridge art and science.

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