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Princeton University Art Museum

McCormick Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
+1 609-258-3788
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Lowkey!

I came with my family here expecting not to like it because I hadn't heard much about it, but it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ilanaa545
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West Windsor Township, New Jersey
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Superlative Museum

This museum is fantastic. When you enter the museum you enter into a different world and place and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
edmondw133
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Jobstown, New Jersey
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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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McCormick Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I came with my family here expecting not to like it because I hadn't heard much about it, but it was so lowkey amazing!! Surprisingly such an amazing art museum and deserves much more popularity!! Also in such a pretty campus

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is fantastic. When you enter the museum you enter into a different world and place and time. Before you enter you know you are going someplace special. New Jerseyan's should be proud this museum is in the state. Come one come all the...More

Thank edmondw133
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had no idea Princeton had such an amazing collection! This was our first visit so we tried to get the lay of the land by strolling through the whole place. Next visit we will focus on one small area. Highly recommend!

Thank TMWpdx
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

While visiting Princeton it is worth stopping by the Art Museum. It is a small museum but well organized with many sections. In addition to the permanent collection they often have exhibits with a specific theme. I highly recommend it.

Thank Aigli P
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a FABULOUS museum with many artifacts and art exhibits appropriate for all ages! It really has a phenomenal collection. While it's a smaller museum it certain is captivating. The donation request in lieu of a specified payment is also attractive.

Thank pbanj2016
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We wanted to visit Princeton University during our visit to the area. Then we didn't know of the great museum it offers for free. There are various exhibits with arts and crafts from Europe, Asia, Africa, South America & US that we spent over 2...More

Thank Leon97
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have been wanting to get down to Princeton specifically to visit the University Art Museum and was able to do so on a recent weekend. Just the walk through the Princeton campus is special due to its idyllic setting and buildings that are architecturally...More

Thank DebSA22
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have never seen another small museum with such famous artist paintings likes of Van Gogh and Monet must be worth millions. Being a layman to these artsy things, I was engrossed for hours in this small museum. While there, I've seen people sit down...More

Thank gautamg334
Reviewed 14 May 2017

It is free and they have great collections! You can do it in about 2/3 hours and then walk around Princeton or go for food in one of the great restaurants!

Thank JulietaRi
Reviewed 4 May 2017

OK - this isn't excellent like the Metropolitan Museum of Art or the Louvre. It's excellent as a museum in what is a small university town, otherwise suburban New Jersey. I wouldn't recommend that someone come special to go to this if you are staying...More

Thank dinj
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Cathy075
Saturday hours?
5 March 2017|
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Response from Marcia920 | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Thursday, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, and Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 pm Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, July 4
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Prashanti C
What is the best parking spot that is nearby?
6 January 2017|
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Response from teep1 | Reviewed this property |
Since there is no parking on campus, I generally park on or near Nassau Street and walk to the museum.
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Marty C
What is exact address for my GPS?
31 May 2016|
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Response from Ed S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the Museum is on the Princeton University campus. The main University gates are on Nassau Street. A closer entrance to the museum is to enter through the arch openings from Washington Road (also called... More
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