Category Archives: NJ Museums

Visit the Princeton University Art Museum!

One of the things I love about living in New Jersey is that we’re close to all the fun things to do in the big cities like New York and Philadelphia. However, you don’t have to leave the Garden State to enjoy arts and culture. In fact, New Jersey is home to a number of fine art museums, including the Princeton University Art Museum which bears the distinction of being named one of the best small-town museums in America by Fodor’s Travel.… Read more...

Visit The Paterson Museum!

Discover the Silk City at the Paterson Museum!

Did you know that Paterson NJ was the first planned industrial city in the United States?  Did you know that Alexander Hamilton played a major role in establishing Paterson? Also known as the “Silk City”, Paterson NJ played a crucial role in the industrial history of our nation and state and was once home to a booming textile industry, steam locomotive manufacturers, the Wright (as in the Wright Brothers) Aeronautical Corporation, and Colt Firearms and more!… Read more...

Things to Do In New Jersey – New Jersey State Museum

Looking for things to do in the Central New Jersey area? Don’t miss the New Jersey State Museum, a showcase for all things New Jersey. From fossils of dinosaurs and other creatures that roamed prehistoric New Jersey, to fine art by New Jersey artists such as Susan Waters and John Marin, to an extensive collection of Lenape Indian artifacts, to a planetarium featuring shows appropriate for all ages, there’s something for everyone at this Trenton landmark.… Read more...