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Princeton University Art Museum

McCormick Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
+1 609-258-3788
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Free Admission Easy Decision...

The exhibit is small and it is free. So it should be an easy decision. You can't go wrong. I... read more

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Morris County, New Jersey
Hidden Gem in Princeton

Princeton is one of my favorite towns and I can't believe I had never been to the University Art... read more

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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
+1 609-258-3788
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Reviewed yesterday

The exhibit is small and it is free. So it should be an easy decision. You can't go wrong. I recommend it, unless you are pressed for time or have other more important business to attend. It is a lovely place to take a break...More

Thank Wenovo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Princeton is one of my favorite towns and I can't believe I had never been to the University Art Museum until last week. This place is a "Hidden Gem". There is something for everyone and well worth a few hours of your time during your...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were amazed at this museum on the Princeton campus. They had several well known original paintings and their collection of Asian art was the largest we have ever seen. You could do your own tour with a map of interest or take a guided...More

Thank 691tonip
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to two recent exhibits and have been so pleased with how well curated they were. The museum itself is not large but it does not have the feeling of being crowded. Nestled in the beautiful campus of Princeton University this museum has...More

Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful collection of art in central Jersey. You will walk around in awe, each room taking you back in time from ancient Egypt to Rome, Asia and Africa. Their modern work is exceptional with some of the Masters' paintings on display....More

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited while on campus. Very interesting exhibits, worth visiting if you are nearby Princeton University campus.

Thank ggny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came with my family here expecting not to like it because I hadn't heard much about it, but it was so lowkey amazing!! Surprisingly such an amazing art museum and deserves much more popularity!! Also in such a pretty campus

1  Thank ilanaa545
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is fantastic. When you enter the museum you enter into a different world and place and time. Before you enter you know you are going someplace special. New Jerseyan's should be proud this museum is in the state. Come one come all the...More

Thank edmondw133
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I had no idea Princeton had such an amazing collection! This was our first visit so we tried to get the lay of the land by strolling through the whole place. Next visit we will focus on one small area. Highly recommend!

Thank TMWpdx
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

While visiting Princeton it is worth stopping by the Art Museum. It is a small museum but well organized with many sections. In addition to the permanent collection they often have exhibits with a specific theme. I highly recommend it.

Thank Aigli P
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5 March 2017|
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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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6 January 2017|
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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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31 May 2016|
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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