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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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10:00 am - 10:00 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
Fee: No
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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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Really good collection

Worth a visit. They have gathered pieces from all around the world and different periods of time. The staff was also very helpful

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Worth a visit. They have gathered pieces from all around the world and different periods of time. The staff was also very helpful

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The presence of an art museum on the Princeton campus piqued my interest while trip-planning, so I added it onto the itinerary and allotted it a measly half-hour, expecting it to be but a humble collection of student work. Oh man, was I in for a treat. While modest in size, the Princeton Art Museum boasts a wealth of artwork,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome experience. Went here and saw really old art, even from well know artist. Valuable art that we were not allowed to take a picture of which was the only drawback.

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st paul, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum has a great array of art. Some walking required to access. Enter center of building through gift shop. Don't miss large painting of George Washington at Battle of Princeton. Nice open galleries on two floors. (Elevator available)

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visit this museum on a regular basis. Some great old masters and a constant variety of changing exhibits, including photography. Make sure to visit the lower level. Excellent collection of Asian and African Art.

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New Hope, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look at lovely things. Collection is free to view for general public. Enjoy walking through the halls to see Egyptian, Asian, American artifacts and paintings.

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Adamstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 2hrs mostly on the bottom floor ancient exhibits. I really enjoyed the room with with the mosaics (see picts) and the medieval stained glass. I sprinted through the American section. My wife and i decided we need another 2hrs so we'll be back. Fantastic day. Great exhibits, no crowds, and its free to enter. Just park in the public... More 

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Hillsborough, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Princeton Art museum is lovely to stroll through. The museum offers a variety of paintings, from Monet, Renoir to much early works. The museum is located in the middle of Princeton University campus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly a gem with an astonishingly broad selection of artifacts from ancient times to just this minute. I can't believe I used to live in the area and never knew the treasure that was right there, a short walk off Nassau Street. Based on the other reviews, we allocated 2 hours, but at least for us, that was not nearly... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Well worth a visit for both the collection regularly on display and also the special exhibitions, which are often engrossing and well curated.

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