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Newark Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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The Ballantine House

The Ballantine House/Newark Museum - Was able to go to a few free places in the Newark Museum, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wallington, New Jersey
A hidden gem in Newark - Kimono Reimagined exhibit

Yes, what a hidden gem hidden beside Rutger's campus in the heart of Newark! I took my moms to see... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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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...more
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49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
Newark Central Business District
+1 973-596-6550
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ballantine House/Newark Museum - Was able to go to a few free places in the Newark Museum, and paid $15.00 for Adult Ticket and $8.00 Senior Ticket for the Ballantine House Self Tour. Parked directly outside of museum, for free. Nice area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pattibonczkowski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, what a hidden gem hidden beside Rutger's campus in the heart of Newark! I took my moms to see the "Kimono Reimagined" exhibition and was wowed there first and found SO MUCH MORE, like their planetarium and the Ballantine House that is attached and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review addresses only the Ballantine House, which is part of the Newark Museum. We visited the Ballantine House since it was a local attraction I have not seen in all my years living in Essex County. We chose a time when we knew it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

A real treat, with lots of different collections, including a nice collection of ancient Native American art and artifacts, and a truly impressive Asian art collection, featuring an authentic Tibetan Buddhist altar, consecrated by the Dalai Lama in 1990. Visiting collections are also awesome. If...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

My experiences with the Newark Museum date back to my childhood, having been brought there by my parents and by participating in an after school young astronomers program. This museum has offered great exhibits through the years. If you are within driving distance, do yourself...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The Newark museum is very nice. I can remember going there as a grammar school student. It is like they are doing a very good job of rehabing the museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

What a sweet museum! There's something for just about everyone, from intricate Native American beaded costumes and woven baskets to American folk art portraits and Hudson River School landscape paintings. The well-curated exhibits are small and of the highest quality. I was fascinated by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

the newark museum doesnt get a lot of press, but is a wonderful place.in addition to artifacts, they also have a planetarium and offer classes activities for young kids.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank jhatwo
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Right off I have to say I have not experienced such welcoming and helpful staff as this museum! Everyone went out of their way to ensure we appreciated all this gem has to offer. In the heart of downtown Newark, the museum is well curated...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mrspdiddy
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great Place For School Trips with, Both Younger and Older Kids. Easy To Get To, Walking Places To Eat and Park Near By

Date of experience: October 2017
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November 3, 2017|
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Response from Derrick W | Reviewed this property |
There is a paid parking lot, a few doors down from the museum and the Ballantine House, that is specifically for patrons of the Newark Museum. Not sure how much it was...somewhere between $5-10. Gives you 3hrs or something... More
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.