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Princeton University Art Museum

McCormick Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
+1 609-258-3788
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Wonderful museum

Unexpected and wonderful what a great find. A museum with quality pieces in small town Princeton on... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
GreatLife
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Bucks County, PA
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Why go to Moma when it is all here!

Wow! Picassos, Monets....everything right here! My daughter and husband went to the museum while... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melissa H
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Sugar Hill, Georgia
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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

Unexpected and wonderful what a great find. A museum with quality pieces in small town Princeton on the university grounds.my friends from out of town have been raving about it. The Egyptian area is my favorite. This is a jewel. If going to Princeton walk...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Picassos, Monets....everything right here! My daughter and husband went to the museum while my son and I did the admissions meeting. Great way to pass an hour...or more!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was traveling with 3 young kids and looking for some place to stop in Princeton area. There's no parking on site, so you'll have to park in the visitor's lot which is about a 10 min walk. Not a big deal since the campus...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the art museum in the middle of campus was by far our favorite thing to do in Princeton. Not only does the museum's collection include one or more of the great works of such masters as Cezanne, Manet, Degas, and Sargent, it also features...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

great museum with iconic art; very peaceful, quote museum; able to to enjoy great art within a reasonable driving distance; beautiful campus

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have visited Princeton Art Museum several times for art talks and art receptions. The permanent collection is filled with masterpieces and the new works are always interesting and fabulous. Princeton art museum is a gem.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The Princeton University Art Museum is easy to browse and fulfilled with beautiful and rare items. A must do!

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The museum has a world class encyclopedic collection with frequent unique shows. The staff Is very knowledgable and enthusiastic. There are docents from the community and university students. The children's programs on Saturday mornings are a great way to introduce the little ones to the...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Princeton University Art Museum is a jewel. It is just the right size to pop in every now and then and see one or two of their ever-changing exhibits. It is elegant and compact so that you can maximize your viewing pleasure. As it...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The Art Museum on the Princeton University campus is small but when it comes to the masterpieces on exhibit, the museum is on par with New York’s Metropolitan. There are great works by Picasso, Braque, Cezanne, American artists like Remington, Gilbert Stuart, Stuart Davis and...More

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Cathy075
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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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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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