Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, New Haven

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  • This was a highlight of our time in new haven. Absolutely worth a trek across campus to find. The building is truly a marvel. The translucent marble is a special thing to see. My favorite exhibit was....  more »
  • If you are in the area, it is absolutely worth stopping by. Free to the public and there are several things worth seeing - Gutenberg bible and James Audubon collection are top of the list. You can.....  more »
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  • When I first saw the Beinecke, I thought it looked unfortunately modern and out of place surrounded by the breathtaking traditional architecture of Yale. Then, I went inside... The walls are made of thin stone which allows light to penetrate into the interior on sunny days which gives a visitor the impression of standing in a stained glass cube--it's aesthetically stunning; uniquely beautiful.
  • We walked in to this building as part of a tour of Yale University and gasped as we took in the beautiful architecture and amazing collection of books. I loved seeing the marble windows lining the walls.
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