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Newark Museum

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Address: 49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
Phone Number: 973 596 6550
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Description: The Newark Museum, New Jersey's largest museum, invites you to enjoy...
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.
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great place to visit and explore the history of Newark . Be sure to check the Ballentine exhibit .Quite interesting history of famous brewery.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

great place to visit and explore the history of Newark . Be sure to check the Ballentine exhibit .Quite interesting history of famous brewery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A must visit whether you are in NY or NJ. Varied programs, easy access. Great staff. Amazing history. What more could you want in a museum

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I am a member of the Newark Museum.It was one of the first museums in the USA to exhibit "modern art". Its collections of Tibetan and American Indian art art top rate. The museum performs other social functions, showing films, presenting musical performances and even giving members the opportunity to travel together. The adjoining Building, the Ballentine House must be... More 

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Newark, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Nice museum to share with young children. Also went when circus was in town and they had clowns from Barnum and Bailey. Learned circus acts. Free if you live in Newark!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Situated in mid city this is Old Newark when it was one of America's most important cities. It has a wide variety of interesting exhibits that will educate and entertain visitors of all ages.

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Every Time I attend an event at Newark Museum the staff is always happy and the service is fantastic. One of my favorite places in Newark NJ.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We had a day between flights so were able to spend a surprising four hours here. This is a great museum with an eclectic collection which will have areas of interest for most visitors. We were particularly interested in the Ballantine house and the gallery of American art, however other parts of the gallery also took our eye and our... More 

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Maple, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Nice museum. Saw the entire museum in an hour. Great to see how the people lived in the old days. A variety to offer to each unique person. Friendly staff. Lots of art and paintings. They have a suggested entrance fee, as well the planetarium is a separate fee. Parking is not free either.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I love the Newark Museum. It is such a overlooked gem in the state. Jazz in the Park is going on for the next few weeks every Thursday and it is such a nice event and you get in for free as a member. They have nice programming for members with special member nights around the holidays, cocktail parties and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Attended an outside wedding. Grounds are beautiful. Staff helpful and courteous. Exhibits are interesting.

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