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Newark Museum

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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The Newark museum is very nice. I can remember going there as a grammar school student. It is like... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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How did I miss this place for so long?

What a sweet museum! There's something for just about everyone, from intricate Native American... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
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The Newark Museum, New Jersey's largest museum, invites you to enjoy unforgettable experiences in the arts and natural sciences. Take an inspirational journey through 80 galleries of world-class collections, travel to the stars in our popular...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
Newark Central Business District
+1 973-596-6550
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The Newark museum is very nice. I can remember going there as a grammar school student. It is like they are doing a very good job of rehabing the museum.

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

What a sweet museum! There's something for just about everyone, from intricate Native American beaded costumes and woven baskets to American folk art portraits and Hudson River School landscape paintings. The well-curated exhibits are small and of the highest quality. I was fascinated by the...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

the newark museum doesnt get a lot of press, but is a wonderful place.in addition to artifacts, they also have a planetarium and offer classes activities for young kids.

1  Thank jhatwo
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Right off I have to say I have not experienced such welcoming and helpful staff as this museum! Everyone went out of their way to ensure we appreciated all this gem has to offer. In the heart of downtown Newark, the museum is well curated...More

1  Thank mrspdiddy
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great Place For School Trips with, Both Younger and Older Kids. Easy To Get To, Walking Places To Eat and Park Near By

Thank Cager H
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I didn't expect this to be that nice. But I was really pleasantly surprised to find that they have some unique and interesting things there. I'd like to go back to the planitarium

Thank BonV20152015
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This museum is a relatively unknown "gem" that everyone in the New York Metro area, including New Yorkers, should consider visiting. Seriously. It's that good. I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to visit the museum earlier this week. During my visit I was...More

2  Thank ShoreExplorer
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum, expecting to see a large embroidery exhibit based on a glossy card ad. Even the website made the exhibit seem large and impressive. While the 12-14 pieces in the exhibit had volumes of stitching, the works were small in size and...More

Thank Angierobrts
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Say "Newark New Jersey", and many people simply won't even consider going there. Newark is slowly changing, and many people consider it a bad place to visit.Nevertheless, the Newark Museum is MOST DEFINITELY worth the trip! Most of the people visiting here are student school...More

1  Thank Greg L
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Nice museum with lots of modern day and post modern day art and sculptures to see. It also has a planetarium. Lots of family activities and events going on there. The museum also has a mini zoo.

1  Thank freddie3307
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3 November 2017|
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Response from Derrick W | Reviewed this property |
There is a paid parking lot, a few doors down from the museum and the Ballantine House, that is specifically for patrons of the Newark Museum. Not sure how much it was...somewhere between $5-10. Gives you 3hrs or something... More
Jill G
23 August 2016|
Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
There is no restaurant at the museum. There a few good ones down the block like 27 Mix and Queen Pizza.