Getting Here

Eli Whitney Museum

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Winter Schedule [Labor Day (Sept) to Memorial Day (May)]
During the winter, we teach school groups during the weekdays either here in the Museum or away at schools.
We are open on the weekends for Walk-In projects and Visitors.
Office Hours Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Walk-in Projects available during open hours on
Saturday and Sunday
.
Saturday: 10am – 3pm
Sunday: 12 – 5pm

Summer Schedule (Memorial Day to Labor Day)
During the summer, we run week long summer camp programs for 11 weeks from 9am to 3pm.
Walk-in Projects available during open hours on
Saturday and Sunday 11am – 4pm

Please call 777.1833 to find out optimal time to visit during the 10 weeks of our summer camp programs.

We are closed:
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
New Year's Day
Easter Day
July 4th
Memorial Day

Address

915 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517

Contact Us

Phone: (203) 777-1833
Fax: (203) 777-1229

I91 North or South

Take Exit 6, Willow Street. At the end of the ramp, take a right onto Willow. Go straight on Willow until the road ends. Turn right on Whitney for 9/10ths of a mile. The Museum is on the right side of the street before the waterfall. The Barn is directly across the street on your left.

From I95

Get on I91 North. Take Exit 6, Willow Street. At the end of the ramp, take a right onto Willow. Go straight on Willow until the road ends. Turn right on Whitney for 9/10ths of a mile. The Museum is on the right side of the street before the waterfall. The Barn is directly across the street on your left.

Merritt Parkway (Rt.15) North

Take Exit 61, Whitney Avenue, in Hamden.
At the end of the ramp, turn left (south) onto Whitney Avenue.
Follow Whitney Avenue 3 miles until you come to the light at the intersection at Armory Street. (Armory Street will jut out to your right and the reservoir is on your left) Proceed straight through the traffic light. The Museum is on your left just beyond the light, the Barn is on your right across from the Museum.

Merritt Parkway (Rt.15) South

Take Exit 61, Whitney Avenue, in Hamden.
At the end of the ramp, turn right (south) onto Whitney Avenue.
Follow Whitney Avenue 3 miles until you come to the light at the intersection of armory street. (Armory Street will jut out to your right and the reservoir is on your left) Proceed straight through the traffic light. The Museum is on your left just beyond the light, the Barn is on your right across from the Museum.

From the New Haven Green

Travel North for 2 miles on Church St. Church Street becomes Whitney at Grove Street.
The Museum is on the right side just before the light at Armory St.
The bus that runs along Whitney is the 'J' Bus and will stop at the Museum if asked (click here for the J Bus schedule in PDF format).


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