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Newark Museum

49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
+1 973-596-6550
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I especially enjoyed the tour of the Ballantine House

There are lots of very interesting artifacts and History at the Museum that even I, as a former... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Derrick W
Great Little Museum!

This is the best little museum this side of the Hudson. The permanent Joseph Stella paintings are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 16 min
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
Newark Central Business District
+1 973-596-6550
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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.

Thank Derrick W
Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank FurmanP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Harriet M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Bradt255
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All I have to say is that you should not miss 'Jazz in the Park' this July and August. It is the best. It is such a nice afternoon out to just sit back and relax. Don't miss the planetarium and the new Native American...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like many smaller museums in the metro New York area it suffers by proximity. The collection is multifaceted and multicultural Covering everything from Ancient Egypt, contemporary fine art and crafts and natural history. Unlike some museums it strives to be inclusive and has offerings and...More

Thank ktmqi
Reviewed June 19, 2017

This museum is a gem. The collections are phenomenal and you can easily spend the day just marveling over all its treasures. There is parking adjacent to the museum and a special feature is a preserved schoolhouse and display of antique fire trucks.

Thank GloriaAndLorraine
Reviewed May 26, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed this museum. I only wish we'd had more time, although you can only stand and observe for so long on one day. This museum could take a couple visits, if you really wanted to see and appreciate it all. The actual, historic,...More

Thank Mantequia
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

People are very nice it was very clean not too fast nice Pace walking through everything love the ceilings in antique house it was worth the money

Thank Brian H
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

I have not been here since I was in grammar school and to kids It was as good if not better then I remember. Parking was right there and we all had a good time. Everyone had different interests and things that got excited about...More

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Jill G
August 22, 2016|
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.
Jill G
August 22, 2016|
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Response from rex e | Reviewed this property |
Wed thru Sun 12:00-3:00
May 5, 2016|
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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