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Newark Museum

49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
+1 973-596-6550
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Not for teenagers

We want as a family with 2 teenagers and it was mostly boring for them as a bit for us. I recommend... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Newark Museum has it all!

As a Newark Public Schools teacher, I have the privledge of attending several evetns each year at... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Chirstina B
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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 good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
Newark Central Business District
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank pazitg
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
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
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
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

Thank Shakleedistributor
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
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I was staying at a friend's apartment in downtown Newark for a few days and wanted to get out and walk around downtown. This museum is a great treasure to the city. It has a pretty good collection with a nice contemporary art selection as...More

1  Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I visited here back in 2016, and I easily spend around four hours, and I still didn't see everything. (I plan to make a return visit soon.) Sadly this museum isn't as well known as it should be because of its close proximity to NYC...More

2  Thank Dotty K
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

An extraordinary museum, over 100 years old, founded as museum of art and science. State of the art planetarium, fabulous interactive and vast permanent exhibit entitled Dina mic Earth. Only the beginning...most comprehensive collection of Tibetan art imaginable in this hemisphere (including a Tibetan altar...More

2  Thank 896Linda
Reviewed 15 August 2017

If this museum were anywhere but Newark, it would be crowded. You can walk from the train station (totally safe) and it's got all kinds of cool stuff from a Tibetan altar that the Dali Lama visited to a Gilded Age mansion right onsite once...More

2  Thank TravelLadyBJH
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3 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
Jill G
23 August 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.
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23 August 2016|
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Response from rex e | Reviewed this property |
Wed thru Sun 12:00-3:00