We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Newark Museum

49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
+1 973-596-6550
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
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 1 week ago
Chirstina B
,
Matawan
A pearl of Newark

Just across the park of our hotel, there’s the Newark Museum, and immediately at the entrance we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vincent H
,
North Bergen
via mobile
Read all 228 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
49 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3176
Newark Central Business District
CONTACT
Website
+1 973-596-6550
Write a ReviewReviews (228)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 2 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
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I Love school trips to the museum. I don't remember going when I was a kid so this gives me a chance to experience historic artifacts too.

1  Thank cocorain
Reviewed 21 July 2017

There are lots of very interesting artifacts and History at the Museum that even I, as a former resident of Newark and New Jersey, was not aware of.....or remember, at very least. Great for the kids and adults alike.

2  Thank Derrick W
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Green Chicpea
16 reviews
.37 km away
McGovern's Tavern
29 reviews
.35 km away
La Cocina
10 reviews
.31 km away
Walla Burger
6 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Prudential Center
623 reviews
1.09 km away
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
319 reviews
.63 km away
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
153 reviews
1.30 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
gnrstamp
3 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
0
Votes
Jill G
22 August 2016|
Answer
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.
1
Vote
Jill G
22 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from rex e | Reviewed this property |
Wed thru Sun 12:00-3:00
0
Votes