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Princeton University Art Museum

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Address: McCormick Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544
Phone Number: 609-258-3788
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Description: The Princeton University Art Museum is one of the nation's finest art...
The Princeton University Art Museum is one of the nation's finest art museums, housing collections of over 72 ,000 works of art spanning 5,000 years of world history and all the world's major cultures. The Museum also presents special exhibitions and educational programs throughout the year. Admission is free.
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Worth a Stop

While visiting the campus, make sure you visit the art museum. It doesn't get much attention, but it has a wide variety of media and is worth the stop.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

While visiting the campus, make sure you visit the art museum. It doesn't get much attention, but it has a wide variety of media and is worth the stop.

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tulsa, OK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This museum is much bigger than one might expect with a terrific collection of works and some fascinating temporary exhibits. Plan on several hours--there's lots to see.

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Staten Island, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The best museum experience by far! The collections are incredible, the Roman Italian with tile floors from ancient times, the African, the South American, Indian, Chinese, and many many more, in a very nicely and quite environment. And it's free, with a suggested donation of $5 per person, really worth it! This is a MUST visit place! It was perfect... More 

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Augusta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We were up here to see Princeton and Drumthwacket, the governor's official residence, and decided to see the art museum since we had time. For a college campus, or even for an Ivy League college campus, this museum was chock full of noteworthy art whatever your tastes are. We were very impressed with the number of Rembrandts, Monets, Rodins, Rubens,... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

If you are in the Princeton area, I would recommend a stop at this museum. The lower level houses a permanent collection of early A.D. relics from Asia, Japan and more that is beautifully displayed. Loved it. Upper level had the Byzantine and European art as well as their current exhibit of 60's to 70's Chicago, New York and LA.... More 

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North Bellmore, New York
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My family and I were impressed at the collection that this museum had to offer for free. It was hard to find on the campus.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Visiting the Princeton Art Museum is one of my favorite things! Both the permanent collection and the exhibits are thought provoking. Standing among the great works of art is an experience to treasure. In warm weather the surrounding gardens are an added attraction. Whenever there are guests visiting, a trip to the Princeton Museum is on the top of my... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The Princeton Art Museum is a very special place to visit. We go often. We take docent tours and love the campus walks to and from. Offering a lovely day on campus as well as a meal in Princeton there is no reason not to visit. With such a large collection it offers more than many other state or city... More 

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Yardley
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I've been many times over the years and have always been impressed. Visiting the permanent collection is like visiting old friends. The special exhibitions are always well done. Walking the grounds is like visiting a sculpture garden. Well worth the visit!!

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

It was our first visit at Princeton University and we are hooked with it unique charming atmosphere. The campus itself is a gem of architectural old buildings and the museum has a lot to offer. Founded in 1882, it now houses over 72,000 works of art that range from antiquity to the contemporary period. The Princeton University Art Museum dedicates... More 

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