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Newark Museum

49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
+1 973-596-6550
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It is not a relatively large Museum but it has a great deal of History not only of American culture... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
whoyalove
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New Jersey
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A great resource.

Newark Museum is a landmark space that provides nurturing activities that educate and entertain... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Jonathan W
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Newark, New Jersey
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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.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
Newark Central Business District
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+1 973-596-6550
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"decorated for christmas"
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"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is not a relatively large Museum but it has a great deal of History not only of American culture but that of the city of Newark as well. I'd recommend a visit for the children because there are also things for them to do...More

Thank whoyalove
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Newark Museum is a landmark space that provides nurturing activities that educate and entertain visitors. It is accessible by car as well as by bus or light rail. I do not recall about the adequacy of the parking facilities. However this can be confirmed by...More

Thank Jonathan W
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

There have been a lot of changes at the Newark Museum lately especially with the mounting of the new galleries. There is a new gallery for African art and one for the Egyptian art and art of the Mediterranean. The new Korean galleries are very...More

Thank Justin W
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

If I could describe the staff in one word, it would be "friendly". As soon as we entered the museum, a young gentleman at the entrance greeted us with a smile. He also provided recommendations on what we should see, since we arrived late in...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

We want as a family with 2 teenagers and it was mostly boring for them as a bit for us. I recommend it for small kids for the second Sunday that kids have additional activities. The planetarium was not good too, movie was not interesting...More

1  Thank pazitg
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

As a Newark Public Schools teacher, I have the privledge of attending several evetns each year at the Museum. My students love the planetarium and the Docents are very knowldgeable and kid friendly. The Ballantine house is my favoirte stop! A MUST see!

Thank Chirstina B
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Just across the park of our hotel, there’s the Newark Museum, and immediately at the entrance we were made feel very welcome by the very friendly and hospitable personnel. From security to ticket sales, the lady at the coat check, the ladies who provided info...More

1  Thank Vincent H
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

What a well curated Museum Feel like at The Met Easy to get to and very close to everything Well worth the visit

1  Thank Luis D
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We were a group of 14 and had a tour of the Ballantine House and Museum. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites. The house was built by the beer brewing family and contains overwhelming memorabilia, paintings and much more of the...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my trip to the Museum. Too be very honest ... I am not a museum person . But this visit turned my interest in visiting more museums.

1  Thank Vikas M
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4 November 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
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Jill G
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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.
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