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Fritz Behnke Historical Museum

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330 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652-1508
+1 201-445-1804
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A more detailed tour

I toured the museum with Fred Behnke, the founder's son and saw the museum from a different light... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Justin W
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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
Local Paramus History

So much to see on 2 floors of this cute historical Museum. Photo's of famous Paramus landmarks all... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
wbt1011
,
North Bergen, New Jersey
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“shows how” (2 reviews)
“bergen county” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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330 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652-1508
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+1 201-445-1804
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

I toured the museum with Fred Behnke, the founder's son and saw the museum from a different light. More from the family's point of view as most of the items are from the family collection or from the original farm that was in Paramus. The...More

3  Thank Justin W
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

So much to see on 2 floors of this cute historical Museum. Photo's of famous Paramus landmarks all over town. Antique tools and food packages. I loved the toys and furniture displayed within an arms reach. Plan to spend at least 2 hours reminiscing.

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Reviewed February 21, 2017

I had some time in the afternoon to stop by the Fritz Behnke Historical Museum on the way home from a function I was on earlier. It really is a nice little museum that deals with the agricultural and new commercial districts of Paramus, NJ....More

1  Thank Justin W
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This museum is great for children. It shows how things were in Paramus in the early 1900"s. They have a lot of farm and other objects that date back to that time so you could see what the one room schoolhouse was like. They have...More

2  Thank Jacqueline R
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Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Small but very organized museum holding the history of Paramus and Bergen County. I did not have a lot of time to spend here, but I thought it was very interesting. It is not a NYC museum, but I would recommend it if you are...More

3  Thank Luvs2TravelAnywhere
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

It's a very small museum - a little sleepy - but nice to visit..... What can I say - it's NOT a NYC Museum - but it's still worth a look

1  Thank Honesty_Girl_NJ
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

Interesting museum- started by local original resident. Museum has a large variety of exhibits, both of local and colonial history

1  Thank di v
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Reviewed May 19, 2015

We love this museum. My husband and I both grew up in Paramus, as did our parents. So we love walking through here and seeing how Paramus used to look. The items that this museum has secured are irreplaceable pieces of history. I hope it...More

4  Thank Maggie074074
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

A small museum packed full of interesting memorabilia. An amazing number of pictures and information about Paramus and Bergen County over the past 100 or so years. Also, lots of household items and miscellaneous "stuff" that will bring back memories to anyone over the age...More

5  Thank pmar46712
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Reviewed October 1, 2013

Right up front, let me admit that I mainly went to this museum as a paid demonstrator for the museum's 10th anniversary, however; my visit to the interior of the museum was not related, and after the completion of my demonstration. I believe my views...More

7  Thank HowlnBubba
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