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Golf House Museum

Closed Now: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The history of golf well done

This museum is a must for anyone interested in history or golf, or better yet, both. The exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Chicago Burbs

Fantastic golf museum that traces the sport from the 16th Century when sticks were used for golf... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Far Hills, New Jersey
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Three-story Georgian mansion that houses a library and museum with paintings, memorabilia and exhibits tracing the history of golf.
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USGA Headquarters, Far Hills, NJ
+1 908-234-2300
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This museum is a must for anyone interested in history or golf, or better yet, both. The exhibits are well done, although slightly dated. A great number of interesting artifacts as well as stories about historic golf personalities. Whether or not you agree with the...More

2  Thank 14clubs
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic golf museum that traces the sport from the 16th Century when sticks were used for golf clubs and walnuts were used as balls. The museum includes a robotic test center for golf clubs that are being manufactured today. There is also a charming gift...More

1  Thank deborah265
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We had just exited the Holland Tunnel when my wife turn towards me and said, “We have to stop in Far Hills, NJ for a few minutes. I believe there is something, we’ve overlooked during our vacation.” Well. unknown to me was the USGA Museum...More

1  Thank Travelingdude
Reviewed 26 October 2015

A trip to the usga museum is a great way to spend a few hours .the place is well set up and has many exhibits featuring some of the greatest golfers

1  Thank henru b
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I'm not that into golf but I went with someone who is. The exhibits were intersting enough that I enjoyed the visit and the golfer I was with had a great time.

1  Thank FamReun2013
Reviewed 9 July 2015

My husband and I visited the museum at the front-end of a NYC vacation. The area in New Jersey is beautiful and it was a nice contrast to the concrete jungle where we spent the next 5 days. We arrived just as the museum was...More

1  Thank Diane W
Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

This was actually pretty interesting. We were in the area, & the golf enthusiast wanted to check it out. He found it to be well worth the trip, even in the ice storm. And even though golf isn't my thing, it did hold my interest....More

2  Thank mrmstrng
Reviewed 21 August 2014

A diamond in the rough........(get it?) But really, once you find this place, you are delighted to be here. The Museum is done very well with exhibits, videos and lots of information that will allow you to impress your buddies as you chase the little...More

1  Thank SHADDACalifornia
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Me and my wife went here while in the area as she was a great sport throughout the entire experience. The property is impressive and you wouldn't believe the amount of workers that filled the parking lots. We first were greeted by the woman at...More

1  Thank DRsMama
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Excellent exhibits and videos on the great players, events, and history of the game. We learned so much. As with many places there wasn't time to see everything. We would like to visit again and next time we'll participate in the Pynes Putting Course where...More

2  Thank CONNvacationers
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3 December 2015|
Response from FamReun2013 | Reviewed this property |
There are five public and a number of private courses in Somerset county. If you google Somerset county public golf courses there is a site showing the courses and fees. The courses in Bridgewater and Warren are probably the... More