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A Small Building for a Large Community

Located at the east end of the town square district, Mahwah Museum chronicles all that is and was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mahwah, New Jersey
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 September 17, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located at the east end of the town square district, Mahwah Museum chronicles all that is and was about Mahwah in a convient and safe place (it's cornered by Fire Co. 1 and the police headquarters). The museum had a notable Les Paul exhibit a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Richiebeans
Reviewed November 2, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Justin W
Reviewed October 14, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 22, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Sharon P
Reviewed March 11, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Justin W
Reviewed September 14, 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.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank eis
Reviewed May 23, 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

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank FiremanTom
Reviewed April 23, 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

Date of experience: September 2015
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