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Newark Museum

49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
+1 973-596-6550
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Nice museum in downtown Newark

Nice museum with lots of modern day and post modern day art and sculptures to see. It also has a... read more

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freddie3307
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Newark, New Jersey
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The Newark museum is a gem. I go there often to attend lectures, special exhibits, and to view... read more

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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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Nice museum with lots of modern day and post modern day art and sculptures to see. It also has a planetarium. Lots of family activities and events going on there. The museum also has a mini zoo.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Newark museum is a gem. I go there often to attend lectures, special exhibits, and to view their collections. I also love their gift shop! 🌟

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends. It’s a great place to take children. The Ballantine House is a wonderful historic experience. The current exhibit about Albert Bierstadt is a wonderful experience about the Rocky Mountains and the Alps and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've grown up visiting the museum through class trips and with family members, but it was not until I grew up and began visiting on my own that I came to see the value and history in the museum as one of the City's gems.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Very sad and annoyed to see my friend and her 11 year's old daughter were turn back at the door because children were prohibited to enter,my friend didn't know neither did I. Really embarrassing. I could finally enter and to my surprise there were kids...More

Thank Miguel V
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Lisa B, Public Relations Manager at Newark Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We would like to speak with you or your friend about your experience at the museum. Please contact us at publicrelations@newarkmuseum.org. Thank you.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Unlike many museums, which offer reduced (or free) admission for late arrivals, the Newark museum demands the full admission price, no matter how late you get there. NO EXCEPTIONS! So if you can only physically get there for the last hour, or 30 minutes, they...More

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Lisa B, Public Relations Manager at Newark Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

We are sorry you were disappointed and appreciate your feedback. We will definitely consider your suggestion.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The Newark Museum is astounding and so much more representative of people of diverse backgrounds and accessible than many of New York’s finest museums.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 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

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Reviewed 3 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

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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

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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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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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