50th Anniversary
Celebrate Beinecke's 50th Anniversary

Beinecke at 50

Established in 1963, Yale’s Beinecke Library celebrates its 50th anniversary with a yearlong series special events, from lectures and conferences to poetry readings and concerts.

All exhibitions and events are free and open to the public.

Two full-year exhibitions explore the Beinecke’s architecture and its people.

In addition, a series showcases rarely-seen manuscripts, printed works, and visual objects from across all curatorial areas.


Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street | New Haven, CT 06511
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Monday 10 am - 7 pm
Tuesday-Thursday 9 am - 7 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 pm - 5 pm
Sunday (Exhibitions only) 12 pm - 4 pm

Holiday Schedule and Closed Collections Schedule