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Princeton University Art Museum

McCormick Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
+1 609-258-3788
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Excellent—time consuming—worth it!

From sarcophagus to Andy Warhol! I loved that school students were there on the floors doing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
507poconomom
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Amazing collection-- great galleries no admission charge! Great day

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this gem of a museum in Princeton. A great collection with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 6 days ago via mobile

From sarcophagus to Andy Warhol! I loved that school students were there on the floors doing activities of hundreds of years ago. So much to see. It is chilling and educational. I want to go back and spend more time there. The employees are excellent!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this gem of a museum in Princeton. A great collection with masterworks covering many types of art from classics to modern. Well worth a trip to Princeton!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fabulous free museum. Lots to see in a smaller venue. A little of just about everything. Good to do when strolling around. Check days and hours open, first!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard that this museum was worth the visit but it was so much more than I expected! Each period was well represented but my favorites were the Impressionists. To be able to get very close to the different paintings was an awesome experience!!...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice way to spend couple of hours on the campus of Princeton University. Campus, located in the middle of town, has a small beautiful garden next to the faculty club (former University President's residence), art museum, concert hall etc. Across the street from campus on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding collection of important art in this relatively small museum, including works by Frederick Remington, Albert Bierstadt, John Singer Sargent, and others.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in the Princeton area, do not miss a visit to the Princeton University Art Museum and the Church on campus. Both are spectacular. Varied collection, guided tour, FREE admissions (donations accepted), unique rooms of ancient art, but also contemporary collections, and the...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Good collection of art and artifacts from old to new. This was well worth the visit . Andy Warhol to old masters.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

The Princeton University Art Museum is located in the middle of the campus. Easy to get to from town. It is free but accepts donations. It has a great collection that they change for various exhibitions. Check their website for up to date info. I...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Visiting Princeton University for any purpose is a great idea. It is an amazing and beautiful place. If you are really smart, you will budget some time in your visit to hit this little museum. It is a refreshing stop and will brighten your day....More

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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
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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
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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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