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Very Nice

This s a local, small nuseun that packs in as much as they can in a way not to make it over crowded... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
vlcnyc21
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Staten Island, New York
Great Museum if you like trains and local history

I visited The Old Station Museum during a historical tour of Bergen County and found this extension... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Justin W
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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to look as we love local museums. We were not disappointed. A surprise was the section on Les Paul. He lived in Mahwah during his music career. Here you will find guitars, recording equipment and information on his life. Also here is...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

This s a local, small nuseun that packs in as much as they can in a way not to make it over crowded but still show you their history. Worht th trip but you wn't spend much time there as an hour or so is...More

Thank vlcnyc21
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I visited The Old Station Museum during a historical tour of Bergen County and found this extension of The Mahwah Museum to be very interesting. It had an actual caboose that you can walk through and the local history of the local train companies on...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We accompanied my daughter and son-in-law to Montvale, New Jersey to provide babysitting services while she attend her 20 year reunion at West Point. One of the front desk staff suggested the Mahwah Museum. What a find! The Museum is small: one large room divided...More

Thank stein525
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a small museum, but the exhibits are interesting and well done. Of course, the Les Paul section was fascinating, but so was the information about other famous Mahway residents, the women's clothing display and the other rotating information. Weekends offer access to the...More

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I stopped at the Mahwah Museum on a recommendation from a tour I had been on last year and was pleasantly surprised how interesting the exhibitions were and how well mounted they were for a small local museum. There was a very detailed exhibition of...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Les Paul, a Mahwah native son is highlighted here but it always has a series of interesting displays as well as interesting presentations. There is also a model railroad on the ground level that shouldn't be missed.

Thank eis
Reviewed 24 May 2016

For anyone living in Mahwah I say get the annual pass. It is a small town museum that constantly has new exhibits you learn from. Not to mention the value of the Les Paul exhibit and the amazing train display. If you have kids the...More

Thank FiremanTom
Reviewed 24 April 2016

They have a lot of small programs, lectures. Once a month for a fee you can play an actual guitar played by Les Paul. Don't get much bigger than him in terms of a true guitar/music legend. Also they have a nice model train display...More

Thank PeterHa1
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The claim to fame here is that a great bandleader of a bygone era lived in Mahwah. There is also the historical perspective of Mahwah's founding and the Indians who settled here and its growth over time.

Thank Sheryl T
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