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Don't miss the "Here Comes the Bride" exhibition

Don't miss the "Here comes the Bride" exhibition at the Schoolhouse Museum, the home of the... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2019
Justin W
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
Don't miss the Cemetery Walk around Halloween

This is my second year taking the Annual Cemetery Walk around Halloween at the Schoolhouse Museum... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Justin W
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

Don't miss the "Here comes the Bride" exhibition at the Schoolhouse Museum, the home of the Ridgewood Historical Society. The exhibition is on the history of bridal dresses and the donations are all from the towns people of Ridgewood, NJ. There is all sorts of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Justin W
Reviewed October 26, 2018

This is my second year taking the Annual Cemetery Walk around Halloween at the Schoolhouse Museum and they are a lot of fun. You have to schedule yourself for the 7:00pm tour when it gets dark. That is the best one. The tour takes you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Short but very interesting and informative visit. The guide helped a lot. There's an amazing amount of material, arranged very thoughtfully in this small space. Don't forget to leave a donation!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

I went on one of the cemetery walks by the Historical Society of Ridgewood and it was very interesting to learn of the early families of Bergen County, the development of the county during the Revolutionary War and the part people played in being a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Justin W
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of items in this small museum and the professional quality of the displays. The guides were excellent and we appreciated the informality of their presentation. I was impressed by the cult of mourning during this post Civil War...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

ok but short on items or history. not recommended for outside visitors. good ideas for potential journalists or historians

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

The Schoolhouse Museum is an interesting little museum that will not overwhelm you with their exhibitions and their tour guides really do give a detail tour of the museum. 'The Thread of Life" is the evolution of the dress of the era from the end...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Justin W
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Wonderful old schoolhouse with accompanying cemetery, The exhibitions are interesting with tours led by informative and dedicated volunteer guides. As the schoolhouse is small, you may want to take additional time to walk through the cemetery on your visit. Enjoy!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Juliet F
Reviewed September 10, 2017

The Schoolhouse Museum is an interesting little museum with very detailed exhibitions for the size of the museum. They know how to mount their exhibitions without it being over-whelming. Their current exhibition on the Revolutionary War to the 60's is a nice way to see...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Justin W
Reviewed September 7, 2017

this is run by volunteers who are very knowledgeable, keep the school clean and invite the community to participate in activities.

Date of experience: July 2017
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