The New Jersey Historical Society is a state-wide, private, non profit historical museum, library, and archives dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the rich and intricate political, social, cultural and economic history of New Jersey to the broadest possible audiences.Put The New Jersey Historical Society and other Newark attractions into our Newark online holiday planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
Founded in 1845, we are the oldest cultural institution in the state. Through exhibitions, publications, and programming, we examine who and what we are, what it means to live and work in New Jersey, what contributes to New Jersey's distinct identity, and what are the unique contributions New Jerseyans make to the region and the country.
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My husband and I found this museum on a New Jersey museum website. The current exhibits sounded very interesting and since we've never been to Newark before, we made the 45 mile drive (one way) to... more »
ice view fresh air you can relax and do whatever you want to do this place is good for family with children more »
A great collection of historical artifacts and information. Enjoyed their presentations and exhibits, both for research and for children's classes. Their walking tours are very informative and entertaining.
Steven and James very helpful, was there to research my house, ty!
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