List of museums in New Jersey

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This list of museums in New Jersey is a list of museums, defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

Lists of New Jersey institutions which are not museums are noted in the "See also" section, below.

To use the sortable table, click on the icons at the top of each column to sort that column in alphabetical order; click again for reverse alphabetical order.

NameImageLocationCountyRegionArea of studySummary
Absecon LightABSECON 72 500.jpgAtlantic CityAtlanticSouth JerseyLighthouseLighthouse and local history museum
Acorn HallMorristownMorrisSkylands RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Morris County Historical Society, 1853 Victorian Italianate mansion with changing exhibits on local history
African American Heritage Museum of Southern New JerseyNewtonvilleAtlanticSouth JerseyAfrican Americanwebsite
African Art Museum of the SMA FathersTenaflyBergenGateway RegionArtwebsite, African art, operated by the Society of African Missions, changing exhibits of sub-Saharan sculpture and painting, costumes, textiles, decorative arts, religion and folklore
Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society MuseumJersey CityHudsonGateway RegionAfrican AmericanNew Jersey African American history and African artifacts
AIDS MuseumNewarkEssexGateway RegionMedicalPlanned museum
Air Victory MuseumMount LaurelBurlingtonDelaware River RegionAviationwebsite
A. J. MeerwaldAJ Meerwald Cape May Harbor.jpgCommercial TownshipCumberlandSouth JerseyMuseum shipDelaware Bay oyster dredgeboat built in 1928
Albus CavusNew BrunswickMiddlesexGateway RegionArtContemporary art gallery
Allaire VillageALLAIRE VILLAGE; MONMOUTH COUNTY, NEW JERSEY.jpgWallMonmouthShore RegionLivingEncompasses the Howell Iron Works Company, an industrial center in the 1830s, as well as a working blacksmith shop, carpenter shop, general store, bakery, church, enameling building, carriage house, row houses, and other homes
Allen HouseShrewsburyMonmouthShore RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Monmouth County Historical Association Museum, 1710 tavern house
American Hungarian MuseumPassaicPassaicGateway RegionEthnicwebsite, also known as Hungarian Folklore Museum, decorated eggs, lace, pottery, traditional clothing
American Indian Heritage MuseumWestampton TownshipBurlingtonDelaware River RegionNative Americanwebsite, American Indian history and culture, operated by the Powhatan Renape Nation
American Labor Museum/Botto House National LandmarkPietro-betto-house.jpgHaledonPassaicGateway RegionHistoryVictorian house with period rooms, labor exhibits, labor and immigrant library; historic meeting site for silk mill workers
Army Reserve Mobilization MuseumFort DixBurlingtonDelaware River RegionMilitarywebsite, also known as Fort Dix Military Museum, history of U.S. Army Reserve
Atlantic City Art CenterAtlantic CityAtlanticSouth JerseyArtwebsite
Atlantic City Historical MuseumAtlantic CityAtlanticSouth JerseyLocal historywebsite, presented by the Atlantic City Free Public Library
Atlantic County Historical SocietySomers PointAtlanticSouth JerseyLocal historywebsite, household items and decorative arts, fine arts, weaponry, maritime artifacts and toys. Genealogy and Veteran's History Project.
Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New JerseyTeterboroBergenGateway RegionTransportation - AerospaceNew Jersey's aviation and space heritage
Avalon Free Public Library History CenterAvalonCape MaySouth JerseyLocal historywebsite,
Bainbridge HouseBAINBRIDGE HOUSE, PRINCETON, MERCER COUNTY.jpgPrincetonMercerDelaware River RegionLocal historywebsite, headquarters and museum for the Historical Society of Princeton
Bayonne Community MuseumBayonneHudsonGateway RegionLocal historyunder development as facility is restored
Barclay Farmstead MuseumCherry HillCamdenDelaware River RegionHistoric house1816 furnished farmhouse on 32 acres (130,000 m2) with trails, living history programs
Barnegat Historic Heritage VillageBarnegat LightOceanShore RegionOpen airwebsite, operated by the Barnegat Historical Society, includes 4 buildings and 3 smaller structures; Lippincott-Faulkenburg House, the Barber Shop, the Edwards House, the Butcher Shop, a corn crib, a motel cabin and a three-hole necessary
Barnegat Light Historical Society MuseumBarnegat LightOceanShore RegionLocal historyLocated in 1903 schoolhouse, includes Edith Duff Gwinn Garden
Barnegat LighthouseOldBarneyLight.jpgBarnegat LightOceanShore RegionLighthouseLighthouse and museum interpretive center
Barret MuseumHighland LakesSussexSkylands RegionHistoric housewebsite, operated by the Vernon Township Historical Society
Barron Arts CenterWoodbridgeMiddlesexCentral JerseyMuseumArt Museum and local history museum website
Batsto VillageBatsto River.jpgHammontonAtlanticSouth JerseyLivingIncludes Batsto mansion, a sawmill, a 19th-century ore boat, a charcoal kiln, ice and milk houses, a carriage house and stable, a blacksmith and wheelwright shop, a gristmill and a general store
Battleship New Jersey Museum and MemorialUSS New Jersey BB-62 Museum Camden.JPGCamdenCamdenDelaware River RegionMuseum ShipUSS New Jersey (BB-62)
Beavertown History CenterLincoln ParkMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historyinformation, operated by the Beaverton Historical Society
Belskie Museum of Art & ScienceClosterBergenGateway RegionArtwebsite, works of sculptor Abram Belskie and 10 changing exhibitions each year
Benjamin Temple HouseBENJAMIN TEM PLE HOUSE, MERCER COUNTY, NJ.jpgEwing TownshipMercerDelaware River RegionLocal historywebsite, operated by the Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society
Bergen Museum of Art and ScienceHackensackBergenGateway RegionMultipleArt and science, classes
Berkeley Historical MuseumBayvilleOceanShore RegionLocal historywebsite
Boonton Historical Society and MuseumBoontonMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historyLocated in the Colonial Revival and Victorian Gothic styles house of Dr. John L. Taylor
Boxwood HallBoxwood-hall.jpgElizabethUnionGateway RegionHistoric houseHome from 1772 to 1795 of Elias Boudinot, president of the Continental Congress
Brigantine Beach Historical Museum & SocietyBrigantine BeachAtlanticSouth JerseyLocal historywebsite
Bridgeton Hall of Fame All Sports MuseumBridgetonCumberlandSouth JerseyHall of fame - sportsinformation
Buccleuch MansionBuccleuch Mansion New Brunswick NJ.jpgNew BrunswickMiddlesexGateway RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Jersey Blue chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Burlington County Historical SocietyBURLINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, BURLINGTON, NJ.jpgBurlington CityBurlingtonDelaware River RegionOpen airwebsite, complex including 3 historic houses: Bard-How House, James Fenimore Cooper House, and Captain James Lawrence House; Aline Wolcott Museum Galleries with exhibits of local history
Burlington County PrisonBurlington County Prison, 128 High Street, Mount Holly (Burlington County, New Jersey).jpgMount HollyBurlingtonDelaware River RegionPrisonOperated by Burlington County Parks and the Prison Museum Association
Butler MuseumButlerMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historyLocated in an old railroad station
Clarke House MuseumPrincetonMercerDelaware River RegionHistoric houseRevolutionary period home located in Princeton Battlefield State Park
Califon Historical Society Station MuseumCNJ Califon Station.jpgCalifonHunterdonSkylands RegionRailroadwebsite
Camden County Historical Society MuseumCamdenCamdenDelaware River RegionLocal historywebsite, includes 19th-century domestic, farm and workplace tools, one room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, antique vehicles
Camden Shipyard and Maritime MuseumSOUTH CAMDEN HISTORIC DISTRICT, EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF OUR SAVIOUR.jpgCamdenCamdenDelaware River RegionMaritimewebsite, local maritime history including boat and ship builders, boating, natural history of the Delaware River and area streams
Camp Olden Civil War Round Table and MuseumHamiltonMercerDelaware River RegionHistorywebsite, Civil War and Native American exhibits
Cape May County Historical MuseumCape May Court HouseCape MaySouth JerseyHistoryFurnishings, costumes, tools, decorative and practical objects from the 17th to 20th centuries, including Native American and maritime exhibits
Cape May Maritime MuseumCape MayCape MaySouth JerseyMaritimewebsite, planned museum, Cape May County's maritime heritage
Carter House (Summit, New Jersey)SummitUnionGateway RegionHistoric housewebsite, home of the Summit Historical Society, mid-18th century house
Center for the Arts in Southern New JerseyMarltonBurlingtonDelaware River RegionArtwebsite
Charles and Anna Hankins MuseumLavalletteOceanShore RegionMaritimewebsite, museum displays of wooden boats in storage while seeking new home
Charles Shultz HouseMontclairEssexGateway RegionHistoric housewebsite, operated by the Montclair Historical Society, 1896 home with synthesis of styles popular in the last quarter of the 19th century
Children's Museum of Somerset CountyBridgewaterSomersetSkylands RegionChildren'swebsite
Church of the Presidents (New Jersey)Churchofthepresidents.jpgLong BranchOceanShore RegionHistoric churchFormer Episcopal chapel on the Jersey Shore where seven United States presidents worshiped
Collings-Knight HouseCollingswoodCamdenDelaware River RegionHistoric housewebsite, operated by the Friends of Collings-Knight House, Facebook site
Colonial House MuseumCape MayCape MaySouth JerseyHistoric housewebsite, 1775 tavern with colonial era cooking/eating room and bedroom, changing exhibits of local history, operated by the Greater Cape May Historical Society
Cooper MillChester TownshipMorrisSkylands RegionMillwebsite, website, operated by the Morris County Park Commission
Cornelius Low HouseCornelius Low House (2008).jpgPiscatawayMiddlesexGateway RegionLocal historyAlso known as Cornelius Low House / Middlesex County Museum, changing exhibits of state and local history
Country Living MuseumHopewell TownshipCumberlandSouth JerseyHistoryinformation, farm and shop tools, household equipment, glassware, kitchen utensils, World War II era memorabilia, restored antique clocks, sewing machines, typewriters; part of Dutch Neck Village, a collection of unique shops
Covenhoven HouseFreeholdMonmouthShore RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Monmouth County Historical Association Museum, served as headquarters for British General Sir Henry Clinton before the Battle of Monmouth in 1778
Cranbury MuseumCranburyMiddlesexGateway RegionLocal historywebsite, operated by the Cranbury Historical and Preservation Society
Crane House and MuseumCrane House Montclair.JPGMontclairEssexGateway RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Montclair Historical Society, Federal mansion with 18th- and 19th-century furnishings
Cumberland County Prehistorical MuseumGreenwich TownshipCumberlandSouth JerseyArchaeologywebsite, operated by the Cumberland County Historical Society, stone and bone artifacts, pottery, native crafts, fossils
Delaware Bay MuseumBivalveCumberlandSouth JerseyMaritimewebsite, operated by the Bayshore Center at Bivalve, oyster industry and shipping
Dennis Township Museum and History CenterSchoolhouse 1874 Dennisville HD NJ.JPGDennis TownshipCape MaySouth JerseyLocal historywebsite, located in the Old School House
Denville Historical Society & MuseumDenvilleMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historyinformation
Dey MansionDey Mansion 1.JPGWaynePassaicGateway RegionHistoric houseGeneral George Washington’s revolutionary war headquarters in the Preakness Valley
Discovery Shell MuseumOcean CityCape MaySouth JerseyNatural historyinformation, retail store with museum display of over 10,000 species of seashells from all over the world
Dover History MuseumDoverMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite, operated by the Dover Area Historical Society
Drake House MuseumPlainfieldUnionGateway RegionLocal historyBuilding owned by the City of Plainfield, museum operated by the Historical Society of Plainfield
DrumthwacketDrumthwacket1.jpgPrincetonMercerDelaware River RegionHistoric houseOfficial residence of the Governor of New Jersey, built in 1835
East Brunswick MuseumEast BrunswickMiddlesexGateway RegionLocal historywebsite
East Jersey Olde Towne VillagePiscatawayMiddlesexGateway RegionOpen airIncludes church, tavern, schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, barracks and several homes
Edison National Historic SiteGlenmont.jpgWest OrangeEssexGateway RegionHistoric house29 room Queen Ann-style mansion home of Thomas Edison and laboratory (under renovation)
Ellis IslandEllis Island-27527.jpgJersey CityHudsonGateway RegionHistoryMuseum of immigration; ferry boats depart from Liberty State Park
Ely House MuseumHightstownMercerDelaware River RegionHistoric housewebsite, operated by the Hightstown-East Windsor Historical Society
Emlen Physick EstateEmlenPhysickHouse.jpgCape MayCape MaySouth JerseyLivingVictorian mansion, operated by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts
Firehouse GalleryBordentownBurlingtonDelaware River RegionArtFocuses on work of artist Eric Gibbons
Fleetwood Museum of Art and PhotographicaNorth PlainfieldSomersetSkylands RegionPhotographywebsite, cameras, photographic equipment, art and science of photography
Fleming Castle MuseumFlemingtonHunterdonSkylands RegionHistoric house1756 house with history programs, also known as Samuel Fleming House
Fort Hancock Historic DistrictSH Light crop.jpgMiddletown TownshipMonmouthShore RegionMultiplePart of Gateway National Recreation Area, includes the former coast artillery fort, location of America's oldest lighthouse, the largest concentration of sea coast artillery batteries, site of first Army proving ground, 1894 USLSS Spermaceti Cove lifesaving station, only complete Nike missile site in the eastern United States and the intact 19th-century Fort Hancock community
Fort Lee Historic ParkPIP Hudson Terr entry jeh.JPGFort LeeBergenGateway RegionMilitaryAmerican Revolution fort site, center has exhibits about the fort
Fort Lee MuseumFort LeeBergenGateway RegionLocal historywebsite, information, operated by the Fort Lee Historical Society, located in the 1922 Judge Moore House, adjacent to Monument Park
Foster-Armstrong HouseMontagueSussexSkylands RegionHistoric housewebsite, operated by the Montague Association for Restoration of Community History, late 19th-century house
Fosterfields Living Historical FarmMorris TownshipMorrisSkylands RegionAgriculturewebsite, operated by the Morris County Park Commission, working farm, using the tools, techniques, and materials of a turn-of-the-century farm
Franklin Mineral MuseumFranklinSussexSkylands RegionNatural historyOver 4000 mineral specimens with a large display of fluorescent minerals, mine replica, fossils, Native American artifacts
Friar Mountain Model Railroad MuseumSpartaSussexSkylands RegionRailroadwebsite, model train displays, also American Revolutionary War history
Garden State Discovery MuseumCherry HillCamdenDelaware River RegionChildren's
Garretson Forge and FarmFair LawnBergenGateway RegionLivingLiving Dutch farm museum
George F. Boyer Historical MuseumWildwoodCape MaySouth JerseyLocal historywebsite, operated by the Wildwood Historical Society, includes National Marbles Hall of Fame, information and photos
George Segal GalleryMontclairEssexGateway RegionArtwebsite, part of Montclair State University
Gibbon House MuseumGreenwich TownshipCumberlandSouth JerseyHistoric housewebsite, information, 1730 furnished house, barn museum with 18th-century tools, doctor's office, Swedish granary log building, operated by the Cumberland County Historical Society
Giffordtown Schoolhouse MuseumGIFFORDTOWN SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM, OCEAN COUNTY, NJ.jpgLittle Egg Harbor TownshipOceanShore RegionLocal historywebsite, operated by the Tuckerton Historical Society, Tuckerton Wireless, telephone equipment, Native American artifacts, railroad, maritime, area businesses and industries
Greenfield HallGreenfeild Hall NJ.JPGHaddonfieldCamdenDelaware River RegionLocal historyOperated by the Historical Society of Haddonfield, houses collections of furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries, early New Jersey glass, needlework samplers and costumes dating back to the 18th century, pottery exhibit, doll and toy collection, tool museum
Griffth Morgan HousePennsauken TownshipCamdenDelaware River RegionHistoric housewebsite, 1715 stone house, open for special events, 3rd floor museum of local history
Grover Cleveland BirthplaceGrover Cleveland birthplace01.jpgCaldwellEssexGateway RegionHistoric houseBirthplace of President Grover Cleveland, artifacts from the 1830s to 1850s
Grounds for SculptureOnTheGroundsForSculpture(1).JPGHamiltonMercerDelaware River RegionArt35-acre (140,000 m2) sculpture park and indoor art gallery
Hackettstown Historical Society MuseumHACKETTSTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, WARREN COUNTY.jpgHackettstownWarrenSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite
Hamilton House MuseumCliftonPassaicGateway RegionHistoric housewebsite, operated by the City of Clifton, 18th-century Dutch farmhouse with rooms decorated in many different period styles, also known as the Hamilton-Van Wagoner Museum
Hammonton Arts CenterHammontonAtlanticSouth JerseyArtwebsite
Havens Homestead MuseumBrickOceanShore RegionHistoric housewebsite, information, operated by the Brick Township Historical Society
Hereford Inlet LightHEREFORE INLET LIGHTHOUSE.jpgWildwoodCape MaySouth JerseyLighthouseVictorian style keepers house and lighthouse
Heritage Glass MuseumGlassboroGloucesterDelaware River RegionArtArea historic glass making and contemporary glass art
The Hermitage (New Jersey)Hermitage-rear.jpgHo-Ho-KusBergenGateway RegionHistoric house18th-century Gothic revival home
Hiram Blauvelt Art MuseumOradellBergenGateway RegionArtwebsite, wildlife art
Historical Society of Bloomfield MuseumBloomfieldEssexGateway RegionLocal historywebsite, located in the children's wing of the Bloomfield Public Library
Historical Society of MoorestownMoorestownBurlingtonDelaware River RegionLocal historywebsite, located in the Smith-Cadbury Mansion
Historic Cold Spring VillageHISTORIC COLD SPRING VILLAGE, CAPE MAY COUNTY, NJ.jpgCape MayCape MaySouth JerseyLivingwebsite, Early American (1790–1840) open-air living history museum, open late May through mid-September
Historic Longstreet FarmHolmdelMonmouthShore RegionLivingwebsite, 1890s living historical farm located in Holmdel Park
Historic SpeedwellSpeedwell Ironworks factory building.jpgMorristownMorrisSkylands RegionOpen airFormer ironworks, place where Alfred Vail and Samuel Morse first demonstrated the electric telegraph, includes nine buildings furnished to depict life at Speedwell during the early 19th century
Historic WalnfordUpper FreeholdMonmouthShore RegionOpen airwebsite, 1754 farm home, operating 19th-century gristmill and farm buildings on 36 acres (150,000 m2)
Hoboken Historical MuseumHobokenHudsonGateway RegionLocal history
Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead MuseumLambertvilleHunterdonSkylands RegionAgriculturewebsite, includes print shop, woodworking shop, kitchen, John Holcombe House, doctor/dentist office, timber working tools, dairy exhibit, loom, blacksmith shop, tractor barn
Holmes-Hendrickson HouseHolmdelMonmouthShore RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Monmouth County Historical Association Museum, 1754 Dutch farm house
Hope Historical Society MuseumHopeWarrenSkylands RegionLocal historyinformation
Hopewell MuseumHopewellMercerDelaware River RegionLocal historyIncludes antiques, Native American artifacts
Hopper-Goetschius HouseHopper-Goetschius House.jpgUpper Saddle RiverBergenGateway RegionLivingOperated by the Upper Saddle River Historical Society, early-18th-century house
Howell Living History FarmLambertvilleHunterdonSkylands RegionAgricultureFacility of the Mercer County Park Commission; 1900 living farm museum
Hungarian Heritage CenterNew BrunswickMiddlesexGateway RegionEthnic - Hungarianwebsite, operated by the American Hungarian Foundation
Hunterdon Art MuseumClintonHunterdonSkylands RegionArtwebsite, contemporary art and design
Hunter-Lawrence-Jessup HouseHUNTER-LAWRENCE-JESSUP HOUSE.JPGWoodburyGloucesterDelaware River RegionLocal historyOperated by the Gloucester County Historical Society
Imagine That Discovery Museum for ChildrenFlorham ParkMorrisSkylands RegionChildren'swebsite
Indian King Tavern MuseumHaddonfieldCamdenDelaware River RegionHistoric tavernwebsite, more information, built in 1750, site where New Jersey was legally created
Infoage Science/History Learning CenterWallMonmouthShore RegionMultipleScience, history; located at Camp Evans, includes National Broadcasters Hall of Fame, New Jersey shipwrecks, military electronics,
InsectropolisToms RiverOceanShore RegionNatural historywebsite, live and mounted insects, interactive exhibits
Ireland Hoffer HouseWilliamstownGloucesterDelaware River RegionHistoric houseFacebook site, operated by the Monroe Township Historical Society
Island Heights Cottage MuseumCOTTAGE MUSEUM, ISLAND HEIGHTS HISTORIC DISTRICT, OCEAN COUNTY.jpgIsland HeightsOceanShore RegionHistoric housewebsite, information, operated by the Island Heights Cultural & Heritage Association
Jack Allen Memorial Country Living MuseumSouthamptonBurlingtonDelaware River RegionHistorywebsite, country store, bank display, farm and country artifacts
Jacobus Vanderveer House & MuseumBedminster TownshipSomersetSkylands RegionHistoric house18th-century Dutch frame house associated with the Pluckemin encampment of 1778-79
James Wilson Marshall HouseJAMES WILSON MARSHALL HOUSE, LAMBERTVILLE, HUNTERDON COUNTY.jpgLambertvilleHunterdonSkylands RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Lambertville Historical Society, mid-19th-century period house
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art MuseumNew BrunswickMiddlesexGateway RegionArtPart of Rutgers University, strengths in Russian and Soviet art, French 19th-century and American 19th- and 20th-century art, contemporary prints
Jersey City MuseumJersey CityHudsonGateway RegionArtAmerican visual art and material culture
Jersey Explorer Children's MuseumEast OrangeEssexGateway RegionChildren'swebsite
Jersey Shore Children's MuseumMays LandingAtlanticSouth JerseyChildren'swebsite, hands-on discovery center that stimulates creativity, imagination and learning through interactive play
Jewish Historical Society of MetroWestWhippanyMorrisSkylands RegionEthnic - Jewishwebsite, history exhibits about the Jewish communities of Essex, Morris, Sussex and portions of northern Union counties of New Jersey
Jewish Museum of New JerseyNewarkEssexGateway RegionEthnic - JewishOldest synagogue in continuous use in Newark, exhibitions
Jim and Mary Lee MuseumPhillipsburgWarrenSkylands RegionHistoryinformation, information, site of Morris Canal Plane 9 West, canal buildings and turbine
Jim Kirk Maritime MuseumLinwoodAtlanticSouth JerseyMaritimewebsite, information, operated by the Linwood Historical Society, ship models, maritime displays
John Abbot HouseHamiltonMercerDelaware River RegionHistoric houseinformation, look under Hamilton's History, 1730 colonial house
John Ballantine HouseJohn-ballantine-house.jpgNewarkEssexGateway RegionHistoric housePart of the Newark Museum
John DuBois Maritime MuseumGreenwich TownshipCumberlandSouth JerseyMaritimewebsite, operated by the Cumberland County Historical Society by appointment, builders' models of local craft, tools, blocks, riggings
John F. Peto Studio MuseumISLAND HEIGHTS HIST. DIST. OCEAN COUNTY.jpgIsland HeightsOceanShore RegionHistoric houseHouse and studio of trompe-l'œil artist John F. Peto
Kearney HouseAlpineBergenGateway RegionHistoric house18th-century house, also known as Blackledge-Kearney House or Cornwallis Headquarters; part of the New Jersey portion of the Palisades Interstate Park
Kearney MuseumKearneyHudsonGateway RegionLocal historywebsite, located in the Kearney Public Library
Keyport Fire MuseumKeyportMonmouthShore RegionFirefightingwebsite, fire department history and fire prevention
KidsBridge Museum of ToleranceEwingMercerDelaware River RegionChildren'swebsite, part of The College of New Jersey, understanding and interacting with racial and ethnic differences
King Store & Homestead MuseumLedgewoodMorrisSkylands RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Roxbury Historic Trust
Kuser Farm MansionHamiltonMercerDelaware River RegionHistoric housewebsite, 19th-century mansion and outbuildings
Lacey Schoolhouse MuseumLACEY SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM, FORKED RIVER, OCEAN COUNTY.jpgForked RiverOceanShore RegionLocal historywebsite, operated by the Lacey Historical Society
Lake Hopatcong Historical MuseumLandingMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite, located on the grounds of Hopatcong State Park
Lakehurst Historical MuseumLAKEHURST HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, OCEAN COUNTY, NJ.jpgLakehurstOceanShore RegionLocal historywebsite, operated by the Borough of Lakehurst Historical Society
Lakewood Heritage MuseumLakewoodOceanShore RegionLocal historywebsite
Lambert CastlePatersonPassaicGateway RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Passaic County Historical Society, late-19th-century period rooms and changing exhibits about Passaic County history
Latvian Ethnographic MuseumFreeholdMonmouthShore RegionEthnicwebsite, information, folk costumes, hand woven belts and blankets, colorful knitted woolen mittens, jewelry
Leedsville School MuseumLinwoodAtlanticSouth JerseySchoolwebsite, operated by the Linwood Historical Society
"Lest We Forget" - Black Holocaust Museum of SlaveryLawnsideCamdenDelaware River RegionHistorywebsite, private collection of slavery artifacts and Jim Crow memorabilia, available by appointment
Liberty Hall MuseumLiberty-hall-elizabeth.jpgElizabethUnionGateway RegionHistoric houseVictorian style mansion, located at Kean University
Liberty Science CenterLibertyScienceCenter.jpgJersey CityHudsonGateway RegionScienceLocated in Liberty State Park
Little Red SchoolhouseRiver Road School.jpgLyndhurstBergenGateway RegionLocal historyOperated by the Lyndhurst Historical Society
Little Red Schoolhouse MuseumWaretownOceanShore RegionSchoolinformation, operated by the Waretown Historical Society
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and SciencesLoveladiesOceanShore RegionArtwebsite, free public art gallery
Long Beach Island MuseumBeach HavenOceanShore RegionLocal historywebsite, operated by the Long Beach Island Historical Association
Long Pond Ironworks State ParkHewittPassaicGateway RegionIndustryIncludes Long Pond Ironworks Museum
Longport MuseumLongportAtlanticSouth JerseyLocal historywebsite, operated by the Longport Historical Society
Loveland Homestead MuseumLOVELAND HOMESTEAD MUSEUM, BAY HEAD, OCEAN COUNTY.jpgBay HeadOceanShore RegionHistoric housewebsite, information, operated by the Bay Head Historical Society, 19th-century period farmhouse
Macculloch Hall Historical MuseumMACCULLOCH HALL HISTORICAL MUSEUM, MORRIS COUNTY, NJ.jpgMorristownMorrisSkylands RegionHistoric housewebsite, showcases 18th- and 19th-century American and English fine and decorative arts
Magnolia Historical Train Station Museum and LibraryMagnoliaCamdenDelaware River RegionLocal historywebsite
MacKenzie MuseumHowellMonmouthShore RegionHistoric housewebsite, operated by the Howell Historical Society
Margate Historical Society & MuseumMargateAtlanticSouth JerseyLocal historywebsite
Marine Mammal Stranding Center & MuseumAtlantic CityAtlanticSouth JerseyNatural historywebsite, wildlife rehabilitation center for marine animals, natural history museum
Marlpit HallMiddletownMonmouthShore RegionHistoric housewebsite, operated by the Monmouth County Historical Association Museum, 1756 home that is a stop on the New Jersey Women's Heritage Trail
Maywood Station MuseumMaywoodBergenGateway RegionRailwayHistoric train station and exhibits of railroad artifacts
Meadowlands MuseumYereance-Berry house 1938.jpgRutherfordBergenGateway RegionLocal historyAntique toys, rocks and minerals, period rooms, changing exhibits
Mead-Van Duyne Historic House MuseumWaynePassaicGateway RegionHistoric housewebsite, information, operated by the Wayne Township Parks and Recreation Department, 1740 stone Dutch colonial house, on the same property as the Van Riper-Hopper Historic House Museum
Merchants and Drovers Tavern MuseumRahwayUnionGateway RegionHistoric tavernwebsite, early tavern life and stagecoach transportation
Metlar-Bodine HouseMetlar Bodine House.JPGPiscatawayMiddlesexGateway RegionHistoric houseClosed for renovations
Metz Bicycle MuseumFreeholdMonmouthShore RegionTransportationwebsite, antique bicycles, children's riding toys, kitchen and household gadgets, antique mousetraps, cast iron bottle cap openers, pencil sharpeners, antique cars, and more; open by appointment
Mid-Atlantic Center for the ArtsCape MayCape MaySouth JerseyMultiplewebsite, operates Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May Light, Carriage House Gallery, tours and special events
Millbrook VillageBlairstownWarrenSkylands RegionLivingwebsite, information, located in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, recreated turn-of-the-century village
Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society MuseumShort HillsEssexGateway RegionLocal historywebsite, located at the Short Hills train station
Miller-Cory HouseWestfieldUnionGateway RegionLiving18th-century farmhouse with costumed docents demonstrating colonial crafts
Millville Army Airfield MuseumMillvilleCumberlandSouth JerseyAviationwebsite, located at the Millville Municipal Airport, Millville's role in aviation history and the history of the P-47 Thunderbolt
Monmouth County Historical Association MuseumFreeholdMonmouthShore RegionLocal historywebsite, art, furniture, ceramics, textiles, military artifacts
Monmouth MuseumLincroftMonmouthShore RegionMultiplewebsite, art, cultural history and science, children's wing and planetarium, located on the campus of Brookdale Community College
Montclair Art MuseumMontclair Art Museum (Montclair, New Jersey).jpgMontclairEssexGateway RegionArtCollections include Hudson River School, portraiture, American Impressionism, the American Scene, Modernism, Abstract Expressionism and 20th-century works by African-American artists
Montville Township Historical MuseumMontvilleMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite
Morris MuseumMorristownMorrisSkylands RegionMultipleCostumes and textiles, fine art, decorative art, dolls and toys, natural science, geology, paleontology, anthropology
Morris Plains MuseumMorris PlainsMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite
Morristown National Historical ParkMORRISTOWN NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, MORRIS COUNTY, NJ.jpgMorristownMorrisSkylands RegionHistoryThree sites important during the American Revolution: the Ford Mansion, a historic house museum, Fort Nonsense and Jockey Hollow
Morven Museum & GardenMorvenNJ.jpgPrincetonMercerDelaware River RegionHistoric houseFormer New Jersey Governor’s Mansion and 18th-century home of Richard Stockton, museum showcases the cultural heritage of New Jersey through fine, folk, and decorative arts
Moses D. Heath FarmMiddletownMonmouthShore RegionAgriculturewebsite, agriculture and horticulture exhibits
Mount Tabor Historical Society MuseumMount TaborMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite, located at the Short Hills train station
Muse Tattoo & Fine Art GalleryPalmyraBurlingtonDelaware River RegionTattoo & Art Gallerywebsite
Museum of Early Trades and CraftsMadisonMorrisSkylands RegionHistoryHistory and lifeways of ordinary people of pre-industrial New Jersey, including hand tools, products and household objects
Museum of New Jersey Maritime HistoryNEW JERSEY MARITIME MUSEUM, BEACH HAVEN OCEAN COUNTY.jpgBeach HavenOceanShore RegionMaritimewebsite
Museum of the Historical Society of Ocean GroveOcean GroveMonmouthShore RegionLocal historywebsite, artifacts relative to the history of Ocean Grove, the Holiness Movement, Camp Meetings, Methodism, Monmouth County & 19th-century life
Museum of Russian ArtJersey CityHudsonGateway RegionArtContemporary Russian art
Museum of White TownshipWhite TownshipWarrenSkylands RegionLocal historyinformation, operated by the White Township Historical Society
Nail House MuseumBridgetonCumberlandSouth JerseyLocal historyinformation
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation MuseumTBM-3E Avenger.JPGLower TownshipCape MaySouth JerseyAviationLocated at Cape May Airport, aircraft, engines, aviation artifacts, military memorabilia, aircraft engines and more housed in a 92,000-square-foot (8,500 m2) all-wooden hangar
Navesink Twin LightsNavesink.jpgHighlandsMonmouthShore RegionLighthouseLighthouse and museum
Navy Lakehurst Information CenterLakehurstOceanShore RegionAviationwebsite, open by appointment only, collections of the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society, history of the Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst, home to airships and site of Hindenburg Disaster
Nelden-Roberts StonehouseMontagueSussexSkylands RegionHistoric housewebsite, operated by the Montague Association for Restoration of Community History
Newark MuseumNewark Museum jeh.JPGNewarkEssexGateway RegionMultipleA museum of art and science; American art, decorative arts, and arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas and the ancient world; Planetarium, Victoria Hall of Science, natural science collections in geology, fossils and botany; Ballantine House, Newark Fire Museum and 1784 Old Stone Schoolhouse
New Bridge LandingSteuben House 1936.jpgRiver EdgeBergenGateway RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Bergen County Historical Society, American Revolutionary War battleground site, includes the Steuben House that served as Gen. Washington's headquarters in 1780
New Egypt MuseumNEW EGYPT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM.jpgNew EgyptOceanShore RegionLocal historywebsite, information, operated by the New Egypt Historical Society
New Jersey Firefighters MuseumBoontonMorrisSkylands RegionFirefightingwebsite, part of the New Jersey Firemen's Home, exhibits include steamers, ornate hose carts and fire trucks
New Jersey Historical SocietyNewarkEssexGateway RegionHistoryMuseum collections include costumes, furniture, paintings, prints, ceramics, glass, tools and more, also houses library and archives
New Jersey Museum of AgricultureNorth BrunswickMiddlesexGateway RegionAgriculturePast, present and future of agriculture in New Jersey
New Jersey Museum of BoatingPoint PleasantOceanShore RegionMaritimewebsite
New Jersey Naval MuseumUSSLing1975.jpgHackensackBergenGateway RegionMaritimeHome of USS Ling (SS-297), a World War II submarine
New Jersey State HouseNew Jersey State House.jpgTrentonMercerDelaware River RegionState capitol
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans MemorialHolmdel, New JerseyMonmouthMilitaryMuseum, memorial and education center
New Jersey State MuseumTrentonMercerDelaware River RegionMultipleArchaeology/ethnology, cultural history, fine art and natural history
New Jersey State Police Museum and Learning CenterWest TrentonMercerDelaware River RegionLaw enforcementwebsite
New Jersey Transportation Heritage CenterPhillipsburgWarrenSkylands RegionTransportationwebsite, historic bus and trolley collection, planned museum
New Sweden Farmstead MuseumBridgetonCumberlandSouth JerseyOpen airReproduction of a 17th-century farmstead of the type built by early Swedish Finnish colonists
Newton Fire MuseumNewtonSussexSkylands RegionFirefightingwebsite
North Pemberton Railroad Station MuseumNORTH PEMBERTON RAILROAD STATION MUSEUM, BURLINGTON CO. NJ.jpgPembertonBurlingtonDelaware River RegionRailwaywebsite
Northfield Museum and Casto HouseNorthfieldAtlanticSouth JerseyLocal historyinformation, located in Birch Grove Park
NorthlandzNORTHLANZ MUSEUM, HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ.jpgFlemingtonHunterdonSkylands RegionMultipleMiniature railway with 8 miles (13 km) of track, a 94-room dollhouse, doll museum, music hall, art gallery and Raritan River Railway steam train ride
Noyes Museum of ArtOceanvilleAtlanticSouth JerseyArtwebsite
Nutley MuseumNutleyEssexGateway RegionLocal historyOperated by the Nutley Historical Society, includes Annie Oakley memorabilia, general store, toys and local history artifacts
Obadiah Latourette Grist and Saw MillWashington TownshipMorrisSkylands RegionMillwebsite, operated by the Washington Township Land Trust
Ocean City Arts CenterOcean CityCape MaySouth JerseyArtwebsite, monthly art exhibits
Ocean City Historical MuseumOcean CityCape MaySouth JerseyLocal historywebsite, located in Ocean City's Community and Cultural Center
Ocean County MuseumOCEAN COUNTY (HISTORICAL) MUSEUM, TOMS RIVER, OCEAN COUNTY.jpgToms RiverOceanShore RegionHistoric housewebsite, information, operated by the Ocean County Historical Society, Victorian period Pierson Sculthorpe House with period rooms, exhibits on local history
Ocean Gate MuseumOcean GateOceanShore RegionRailroadinformation, historic railroad station with railroad and local history displays
Old Ardena SchoolhouseHowellMonmouthShore RegionSchoolwebsite, operated by the Howell Historical Society
Old Barracks MuseumOld Barracks, South Willow Street, Trenton (Mercer County, New Jersey).jpgTrentonMercerDelaware River RegionHistoryAmerican colonial life and the American Revolution
Old Dutch ParsonageOld Dutch Parsonage Somerville.jpgSomervilleSomersetSkylands RegionHistoric houseAdjacent to the Wallace House
Old Monroe SchoolhouseHardyston TownshipSussexSkylands RegionSchoolwebsite
Old Schoolhouse and Firehouse MuseumOgdensburgSussexSkylands RegionSchoolwebsite, open by appointment by the Ogdensburg Historical Society
Pascack Historical Society MuseumPark RidgeBergenGateway RegionLocal historywebsite, also known as the John C. Storms Museum
Paterson MuseumPatersonPassaicGateway RegionLocal historyCultural, industrial, technological, and geological history of Paterson; home of Fenian Ram submarine
Paul Robeson GalleriesNewarkEssexGateway RegionArtwebsite, part of Rutgers University
PaulsdalePaulsdale.jpgMount LaurelBurlingtonDelaware River RegionBiographicalHome of suffragette Alice Paul
Pennsville Township Historical Society MuseumPennsville TownshipSalemDelaware River RegionLocal historywebsite
Pequannock MuseumPompton PlainsMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite
Perkins Center for the ArtsCollingswoodCamdenDelaware River RegionArtVisual and performing arts classes and lessons, exhibitions, music and dance performances, workshops, visiting artists' residencies and an outreach program
Perkins Center for the ArtsPERKINS CENTER FOR THE ARTS, MOORESTOWN, BURLINGTON CO. NJ.jpgMoorestownBurlingtonDelaware River RegionArtVisual and performing arts classes and lessons, exhibitions, music and dance performances, workshops, visiting artists' residencies and an outreach program
Peter Mott HouseLawnsideCamdenDelaware River RegionHistorywebsite, operated by the Lawnside Historical Society; station house along the Underground Railroad
Phillipsburg Historical SocietyPhillipsburgWarrenSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite, library, museum and office
Phillipsburg Railroad Historians MuseumPhillipsburgWarrenSkylands RegionRailroadwebsite
Point Pleasant Historical Society MuseumPoint PleasantOceanShore RegionLocal historywebsite, information
Pomona HallHABS-NJ,4-CAM,4-1-edit.jpgCamdenCamdenDelaware River RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Camden County Historical Society, 18th-century period decorated mansion
Princeton University Art MuseumArt Museum Princeton.JPGPrincetonMercerDelaware River RegionArtMediterranean regions, Western Europe, China, United States, and Latin America
Printmaking Council of New JerseySomervilleSomersetSkylands RegionArtlasses, workshops and gallery with changing exhibits of prints
Proprietary HouseProphouse.jpgPerth AmboyMiddlesexGateway RegionHistoric houseCommissioned by the Proprietors of East Jersey to be the official residence of the Royal Governor William Franklin
Prospertown Schoolhouse MuseumPROSPERTOWN SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM, OCEAN COUNTY, NJ.jpgJacksonOceanShore RegionSchoolinformation, open by appointment
Ralston General StoreRALSTON GENERAL STORE, MORRIS COUNTY, NJ.jpgRalstonMorrisSkylands RegionHistoric storewebsite, operated by the Ralston Historical Association, 1785 general store and post office
Randolph MuseumRandolphMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite, operated by the Historical Society of Old Randolph
Readington Township MuseumsREADINGTON TOWNSHIP MUSEUMS, HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ.jpgReadington TownshipHunterdonSkylands RegionMultiple[1], includes Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, the Eversole-Hall House, the Cold Brook School, Taylors Mill
Red Mill Museum VillageClintonHunterdonSkylands RegionOpen airwebsite, historic mill, local history exhibits
Ridgewood Schoolhouse MuseumRidgewoodBergenGateway RegionLocal historywebsite, operated by the Ridgewood Historical Society
Ringwood ManorRingwood-front.jpgRingwoodPassaicGateway RegionHistoric houseLocated in Ringwood State Park, 19th- and 20th-century great estate mansion
Ripley's Believe It or Not! MuseumAtlantic CityAtlanticSouth JerseyOdditorium
Risley HomesteadNorthfieldAtlanticSouth JerseyHistoric housewebsite, 1790 cottage, operated by the Atlantic Heritage Center
Riverfront Renaissance Center for the ArtsMillvilleCumberlandSouth JerseyArtwebsite
Rockingham HouseRockingham House.JPGKingstonSomersetSkylands RegionLivingAlso known as Berrien Mansion, preserved and interpreted as the temporary residence of George and Martha Washington
Roebling MuseumROEBLING MUSEUM; BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ.jpgRoeblingBurlingtonDelaware River RegionIndustrywebsite, located at former John A. Roebling's Sons Company steel mill
Roundhouse MuseumEgg Harbor CityAtlanticSouth JerseyLocal historywebsite, operated by the Egg Harbor City Historical Society
Rutgers University Geology MuseumNew BrunswickMiddlesexGateway RegionNatural historyExhibits on geology and anthropology, with an emphasis on the natural history of New Jersey
Salem County Historical SocietySalemSalemDelaware River RegionHistoric houseswebsite, four interconnected historic houses, the centerpiece of which is 1721 Alexander Grant's Mansion House, with exhibits including Salem in the Revolutionary War and Wistarburg Glass
Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine HeritageWoodbineCape MaySouth JerseyLocal historywebsite
Sarnoff MuseumEwingMercerDelaware River RegionBiographicalwebsite, artifacts from the David Sarnoff Library (previous website), now part of The College of New Jersey
Schuyler-Colfax Historic House MuseumWaynePassaicGateway RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Wayne Township Parks and Recreation Department, 1695 colonial house
Schuyler-Hamilton HouseMorristownMorrisSkylands RegionHistoric housewebsite, also known as the Jabez Campfield House, operated by the Morristown chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution; 1760 four bedroom, Georgian style house
Seabrook Educational & Cultural CenterSeabrookCumberlandSouth JerseyLocal historywebsite, history of Seabrook Farms Company and its diverse workers: relocated Japanese Americans and Japanese Peruvians from the U.S. internment camps, wartime refugees from Europe, migrant laborers from Appalachia, the Deep South, and the Caribbean
Sea Isle City Historical Society MuseumSea Isle CityCape MaySouth JerseyLocal historyinformation
Shippen Manor MuseumShippen Manor.jpgOxfordWarrenSkylands RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Warren County Cultural & Heritage Commission, restored 18th-century stone mansion
Shore Institute for Contemporary ArtLong BranchOceanShore RegionArt
Skylands ManorSkylands.jpgRingwoodPassaicGateway RegionHistoric houseLocated in Ringwood State Park, 1920s forty-four-room English Jacobean mansion
Silas Riggs Saltbox HouseLedgewoodMorrisSkylands RegionHistoric housewebsite, 18th-century period house, operated by the Roxbury Township Historical Society
Silver Ball MuseumAsbury ParkMonmouthShore RegionAmusementwebsite, museum and arcade
Snowmobile Barn MuseumFredonSussexSkylands RegionTransportationwebsite, collection of over 300 sleds along with toys, ornaments, jewelry, advertisements
Solitude Heritage MuseumUnionHunterdonSkylands RegionMultipleEarly Hunterdon history, environmental and cultural center, operated by the Union Forge Heritage Association[1]
Somers Point Historical MuseumSomers PointAtlanticSouth JerseyLocal historywebsite, operated by the Somers Point Historical Society
Somerville Fire Department MuseumWest End Hose Company 3.jpgSomervilleSomersetSkylands RegionFirefightingOld fire engines and memorabilia
South Jersey Museum of American HistoryGlassboroGloucesterDelaware River RegionHistorywebsite, includes Precolumbian Native American artifacts, Colonial items, the Pine Barrens, antique tools and equipment, area political history, farmsteads
Space Farms Zoo and MuseumSussexSussexSkylands RegionMultipleZoo with over 500 animals, museum includes antique cars, motorcycles, carriages and wagons, exhibits about Eskimos, Fluorescent minerals, weapons and rifles, tool barn, dolls and toys, blacksmith shop, miniature circus, train set, Native American arrowheads and artifacts, farm machinery
Spring Lake Historical Society MuseumSpring LakeMonmouthShore RegionLocal historywebsite
Stafford Township Heritage ParkSTAFFORD TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, OCEAN COUNTY.jpgStafford TownshipOceanShore RegionOpen airwebsite, operated by the Stafford Township Historical Society, includes a historic church, store, railroad station, cottage, and 2 cemeteries
Statue of Liberty National MonumentLiberty and Ellis Island.jpgJersey CityHudsonGateway RegionHistoryAccessible by boat from Liberty State Park, includes the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island and Ellis Island and its immigration museum
Steamboat Dock MuseumKeyportMonmouthShore RegionLocal historywebsite, operated by the Keyport Historical Society, exhibits include plantation century, docks and shipping, steamboat building, oyster industry and other local companies
Stedman GalleryCamdenCamdenDelaware River RegionArtwebsite, part of the Rutgers Center for the Arts at Rutgers–Camden
Sterling Hill Mining MuseumSterling-hill-mining-museum.pngOgdensburgSussexSkylands RegionGeologyUnderground zinc mine and Thomas S. Warren Museum of Fluorescence
Steven Crane House MuseumAsbury ParkMonmouthShore RegionBiographicalwebsite, home of author Stephen Crane
Stickley Museum at Craftsman FarmsCraftsman Farms.jpgParsipannyMorrisSkylands RegionHistoric houseCraftsman-style home of Gustav Stickley
Stillwater Historical MuseumStillwater TownshipSussexSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite, located in an old school house, operated by the Historical Society of Stillwater Township
Stone Harbor MuseumStone HarborCape MaySouth JerseyLocal historywebsite
Stone MuseumMonroe TownshipMiddlesexGateway RegionGeologywebsite, minerals, fossils, tools, fluorescent minerals room
Sussex County Art & Heritage CouncilNewtonSussexSkylands RegionArtwebsite
Hill Memorial MuseumNewtonSussexSkylands RegionLocal historyOperated by the Sussex County Historical Society
Thomas Alva Edison Memorial Tower and MuseumMenlo ParkMiddlesexGateway RegionTechnologyAlso known as Menlo Park Museum, showcases many of the inventions of Thomas Edison
Toms River Maritime MuseumTOMS RIVER MARITIME MUSEUM, OCEAN COUNTY.jpgToms RiverOceanShore RegionMaritimewebsite, operated by the Toms River Seaport Society
Township of Hamilton Historical Society MuseumMays LandingAtlanticSouth JerseyLocal historywebsite
Township of Lebanon Museum at New HamptonHamptonHunterdonSkylands RegionSchoolwebsite, information
Township of Ocean Historical MuseumOakhurstMonmouthShore RegionLocal historywebsite
Trailside Nature & Science CenterMountainsideUnionGateway RegionNatural historywebsite, museum exhibits include mammals and birds of the Watchung Reservation, taxidermy and fluorescent minerals
Trenton City MuseumTrenton City Museum.JPGTrentonMercerDelaware River RegionMultiplewebsite, located in the at the Ellarslie Mansion in Cadwalader Park; owned and maintained by Trenton city government; contemporary art, decorative arts, industrial memorabilia and historical objects
Tuckerton SeaportTuckertonSeaport.jpgTuckertonOceanShore RegionMaritimeWorking maritime village with decoy carvers, boat builders, basket makers and baymen; formerly known as the Barnegat Bay Decoy and Baymen’s Museum
United States Bicycling Hall of FameBridgewaterSomersetSkylands RegionHall of fameDedicated to preserving the sport of cycling
United States Golf Association MuseumUSGA Museum.jpgFar HillsSomersetSkylands RegionSportsGolf memorabilia and artifacts
Updike FarmsteadPrincetonMercerDelaware River RegionFarmwebsite, operated by the Historical Society of Princeton
Van Riper-Hopper Historic House MuseumWaynePassaicGateway RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Wayne Township Parks and Recreation Department, 1876 Dutch colonial house, also location of Mead-Van Duyne Historic House Museum
Van Bunschooten MuseumWantageSussexSkylands RegionHistoric houseOperated by the Chinkchewunska Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, late 18th-century period house
Vietnam Era Museum & Educational CenterHolmdelMonmouthShore RegionVietnam WarHistory of the Vietnam war
Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society MuseumVinelandCumberlandSouth JerseyHistorywebsite, collections focus on 19th and 20th century regional history
Visual Arts Center of New JerseySummitUnionGateway RegionArtwebsite, includes 3 galleries and a sculpture park
Wallace HouseWallaceHouse.Somerville.NJ.jpgSomervilleSomersetSkylands RegionHistoric house1775 Georgian-style house adjacent to Old Dutch Parsonage
Walsh GallerySouth OrangeEssexGateway RegionArtwebsite, part of Seton Hall University
Walt Whitman HouseWhitmanHouse-CamdenNJ1.jpgCamdenCamdenDelaware River RegionBiographicalHome of poet Walt Whitman
Warren County Historical Society and MuseumBelvidereWarrenSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite, period rooms, Warren County memorabilia, antiques, textiles and folk art
Washington Crossing State ParkHopewellMercerDelaware River RegionMultipleIncludes Washington Crossing Visitor Center Museum about the American Revolution, the Johnson Ferry House, a historic house museum, the Washington Crossing State Park Nature Center and an observatory
Washington Township Historical Society MuseumLong ValleyMorrisSkylands RegionLocal historywebsite
Waterhouse MuseumToms RiverOceanShore RegionArtExhibits art of Charles Waterhouse, painter of military scenes from the American Revolutionary War to the present with a focus on the Marine Corps
Waterloo VillageWaterloo-Methodist-Church.JPGStanhopeSussexSkylands RegionNational Registered Historic Site in Allamuchy Mountain State Park
West Milford MuseumWest MilfordPassaicGateway RegionLocal historywebsite
Weston MuseumNewarkEssexGateway RegionHistory, Science
Westwood MuseumWestwoodBergenGateway RegionLocal historywebsite, operated by the Westwood Heritage Society; located in the Westwood Train Station
Wetlands InstituteStone HarborCape MaySouth JerseyNatural historywebsite, animals and ecosystem of the surrounding wetlands
WheatonArtsMillvilleCumberlandSouth JerseyArtHouses Museum of Glass
Whippany Railway MuseumWhippanyMorrisSkylands RegionTransportation - RailroadRailroad cars and memorabilia
William Trent HouseTrent House, 15 Market Street (changed from 539 South Warren Street), Trenton (Mercer County, New Jersey).jpgTrentonMercerDelaware River RegionHistoric house1719 house built for founder of Trenton, has served several times as the Governor's House
Woodruff Museum of Indian ArtifactsBridgetonCumberlandSouth JerseyNative Americanwebsite, over 20,000 artifacts related to the Lenni-Lenape Tribe, located in the Bridgeton Free Public Library
Wortendyke Barn MuseumWortendyke Barn 2010.jpgPark RidgeBergenGateway RegionAgricultureOld-world Dutch barn and farm exhibits
Yogi Berra MuseumBerra Stadium jeh.jpgLittle FallsPassaicGateway RegionSportsPermanent and rotating exhibits about baseball, Yankee history, and Yogi Berra, located on the campus of Montclair State University

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facebook site". Union Forge Heritage Association. Retrieved 26 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Fort Monmouth museum to begin new chapter". The Hub. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "APG receives Fort Monmouth museum displays". United States Army. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  4. ^ asburyboardwalk.com. "Asbury Park Boardwalk website information". Asburyboardwalk.com. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  5. ^ Information and photos of the Asbury Park Rock 'N Roll Museum[dead link]
  6. ^ "Palace Amusements online site". Palaceamusements.com. 2004-05-26. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  7. ^ "As of June 2, 2012 the Community Children's Museum will be closing down.". Community Children's Museum. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  8. ^ Anger as Princeton closes inspirational museum
  9. ^ "Daily Princetonian, Oct. 13, 2000, Princeton to relocate tiger skeletons from natural history museum to Frist center". Dailyprincetonian.com. 2000-10-13. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  10. ^ "Union Forge Heritage Association may vacate Solitude House museum October 24". Published July 10, 2012. NJ.com. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  11. ^ "South Jersey Railroad Museum @Tuckahoe ... Closed !". Published March 24, 2010. Biglitterr. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  12. ^ Mercer Business, Mar 01, 2004, new store to be located in the location of the former Wonder Museum[dead link]