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Roebling Museum

100 2nd Ave, Roebling, NJ 08554-1019
+1 609-499-7200
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We decided to go to the Roebling Museum because it was the only free museum pass still available at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trudy P
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Stratford, New Jersey
First class museum celebrating the Roebling family legacy.

Bridge maker, steel maker, inventor of the cable-type suspension manufacturing at the turn of the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Scott B
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100 2nd Ave, Roebling, NJ 08554-1019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to go to the Roebling Museum because it was the only free museum pass still available at the library when we were planning what to do the following day. We had an amazing time - we never realized the extent of the contribution...More

Thank Trudy P
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Bridge maker, steel maker, inventor of the cable-type suspension manufacturing at the turn of the 20th century. From California to New York, you can find Roebling bridges. Also ask about the Titanic connection with the Roebling family.

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Like Batsto,NJ and even more so Smithville Park,NJ - Roebling can be added to a "must see" list for New Jersey history lovers. 1.2-square-mile town was created in the very beginning of 20th century completely from scratch by the company of a well known industrialist...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Disclaimer: I had never heard of John Augustus Roebling, nor was I especially enthusiastic about visiting a museum dedicated to the wire cables used in the construction of suspension bridges. But we were in New Jersey for a family vacation and I was going to...More

Thank awryalot
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This is a very well done, albeit small museum. It gives a fascinating view into the Company Town life of the early 1900's by the family that built the Brooklyn Bridge, the George Washington Bridge and a number of other suspension bridges. You only need...More

Thank Nici V
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The museum traces the history of the Roebling Wire Works and the people who worked there. The great suspension bridges from the Brooklyn Bridge through the Golden Gate were built with cables from this facility. The working families and life in the planned town of...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 6 April 2017

What a fantastic place to visit. Really gives you a sense of place and time. My tour guide was Caren Cronin. She was so informative and friendly in the museum. We talked about the various exhibits - she didn't just lecture. She was adventurous enough...More

1  Thank JANE J
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great little museum. The 20 minute historical video is a must. The staff here are helpful and friendly. The displays are wonderful. The outdoor remnants of the old factories are interesting as well. The great shame is that the old factories have...More

Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I've driven past Roebling many times, on my way to the NJ Turnpike. Only yesterday did I get off the main roads and explore Roebling and visit the museum. Time well spent! Excellent museum - well done 20+ minute video, informative exhibits, knowledgeable staff. There's...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The museum's exhibits tell the story of the Roebling family, its company in Trenton and Roebling, and the workers, products and iconic bridges that changed the face of America. The museum is housed in the restored gate house to the 200 acres of land that...More

Thank Christine H
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