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Newark Museum

49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
+1 973-596-6550
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Very Educative

I enjoyed my trip to the Museum. Too be very honest ... I am not a museum person . But this visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vikas M
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Cliffside Park
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Nice museum in Newark

I was staying at a friend's apartment in downtown Newark for a few days and wanted to get out and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kenneth C
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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 Planetarium, and stroll through our beautiful sculpture garden.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
Newark Central Business District
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my trip to the Museum. Too be very honest ... I am not a museum person . But this visit turned my interest in visiting more museums.

Thank Vikas M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying at a friend's apartment in downtown Newark for a few days and wanted to get out and walk around downtown. This museum is a great treasure to the city. It has a pretty good collection with a nice contemporary art selection as...More

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I visited here back in 2016, and I easily spend around four hours, and I still didn't see everything. (I plan to make a return visit soon.) Sadly this museum isn't as well known as it should be because of its close proximity to NYC...More

1  Thank Dotty K
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

An extraordinary museum, over 100 years old, founded as museum of art and science. State of the art planetarium, fabulous interactive and vast permanent exhibit entitled Dina mic Earth. Only the beginning...most comprehensive collection of Tibetan art imaginable in this hemisphere (including a Tibetan altar...More

1  Thank 896Linda
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If this museum were anywhere but Newark, it would be crowded. You can walk from the train station (totally safe) and it's got all kinds of cool stuff from a Tibetan altar that the Dali Lama visited to a Gilded Age mansion right onsite once...More

1  Thank TravelLadyBJH
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I Love school trips to the museum. I don't remember going when I was a kid so this gives me a chance to experience historic artifacts too.

Thank cocorain
Reviewed 21 July 2017

There are lots of very interesting artifacts and History at the Museum that even I, as a former resident of Newark and New Jersey, was not aware of.....or remember, at very least. Great for the kids and adults alike.

1  Thank Derrick W
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is the best little museum this side of the Hudson. The permanent Joseph Stella paintings are a must see as well as the Ballantine House and jewelry exhibits. Easy to get there. Plenty of parking.

1  Thank FurmanP
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This museum is well laid out and I appreciate that attention to detail. I liked the silver ware display as well as the access to to the Historical Ballentine House. I am not sure if they are building an addition to the museum or a...More

1  Thank Harriet M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I found the Newark Museum to be a wonderful surprise right in downtown Newark. It's New Jersey's largest museum and has quite a broad range of art. American, Asian, African, art... contemporary art and decorative art. If you take your time it's easy to spend...More

1  Thank Bradt255
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Jill G
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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.
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Response from rex e | Reviewed this property |
Wed thru Sun 12:00-3:00
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Response from SharonNDanny | Reviewed this property |
There is a small cafe inside the museum but there is also many other eateries in the surrounding areas
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