Princeton Art and Museums

Opportunities for extraordinary performances, musical and artistic, abound in Princeton!

For every interest, age, skill, and enthusiasm; there is a performance organization that performs and enhances the cultural richness of this region!

The Princeton area includes some incredible performing arts venues including McCarter Theatre, Richardson Auditorium on Princeton University's campus, the new Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, the Princeton High School Performing Arts Center and many others!

Rich in arts and culture, Princeton has a variety of performances from opera to musicals, from local comedy troupes and clubs to world renown artists, dancers and performers.

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Grounds For Sculpture

Grounds For Sculpture

 
  • 18 Fairgrounds Road
  • Hamilton, NJ 08619
  • Phone: (609) 586-0616
  • Alt. Phone: 6096891089
  • Fax: (609) 689-1085
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Grounds For Sculpture is a 42-acre public sculpture park located in Hamilton, NJ. It was founded in 1992 on the site of the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds by Seward Johnson to promote an understanding of and appreciation for contemporary sculpture. Visitors to the Grounds can enjoy an outdoor permanent collection of over 270 sculptures by both well-known and emerging contemporary artists as well as indoor seasonal exhibitions in eight galleries. Grounds For Sculpture is also a garden and arboretum, featuring paved terraces, pergolas, and courtyards juxtaposed with natural woodlands, ponds and groves of bamboo. The Grounds boasts more than 100 species and cultivars and over 2,000 trees, with many rare and unusual finds. Visitors may learn about contemporary sculpture through a varie...
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Morven Museum & Garden

Morven Museum & Garden

 
  • 55 Stockton Street
  • Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Phone: (609) 924-8144
  • Fax: (609) 924-8331
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Situated on five pristine acres in this university town, Morven is a short walk from the Princeton Campus.  The museum boasts a growing collection of fine and decorative arts, including loans from the Boudinot Collection at the Princeton University Art Museum. Morven's second floor galleries...
Lewis Center for the Arts

Lewis Center for the Arts

 
  • 185 Nassau Street
  • Princeton, NJ 08544
  • Phone: (609) 258-1500
  • Fax: (609) 258-2230
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The Lewis Center for the Arts is an academic unit made up of the programs in Creative Writing, Dance, Theater, Visual Arts and the Princeton Atelier. It is designed to put the creative and performing arts at the heart of the Princeton experience. This mission is based on the conviction that expos...

New Jersey State Museum

 
  • 205 West State Street
  • Trenton, NJ 08618
  • Phone: (609) 292-6301
  • Fax: (609) 599-4098
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The New Jersey State Museum - fossils, dinosaurs; Native American artifacts; fine, decorative, folk art; a planetarium - presents the natural and cultural heritage of New Jersey.

Old Barracks Museum

 
  • Old Barracks Museum
  • Barrack Street
  • Trenton, NJ 08608
  • Phone: (609) 396-1776
  • Alt. Phone: (609) 777-3599
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In 1758, during the French and Indian War, the Old Barracks was constructed by the colony of New Jersey in Trenton. British soldiers were housed here until 1776. In December, 1776, American forces, retreating from a year-long series of defeats in New Jersey, crossed the Delaware southward into Pe...

NJ State Police Museums

 
  • New Jersey Police Museum and Learning Center
  • P.O. Box 7068
  • West Trenton, NJ 08628-0068
  • Phone: (609) 882-2000
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On December 5, 1921, following five months of rigorous training, 81 men began their assignments as New Jersey's first State Troopers. Their commitment to protect and serve the citizens of New Jersey became the foundation for all future graduating classes of New Jersey State Troopers. Throughout t...

Kidsbridge Tolerance Museum

 
  • The College of New Jersey
  • Forcina Hall
  • 2000 Pennington Road
  • Ewing, NJ 08618
  • Phone: (609) 581-0239
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Historical Society of Princeton

 
  • 158 Nassau Street
  • Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Phone: (609) 921-6748
  • Fax: (609) 921-6939
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Discover Princeton history, through exhibitions that focus on social history, notable people and events, architecture and more. Museum Hours: Tue-Sun, noon to 4p.m. Admission by donation. Two guided walking tours held every Sunday at 2 p.m. The library is open Tuesday and Saturday, 1 to 4p.m.

Rider University Art Gallery

 
  • Bart Luedeke, Top Floor
  • 2083 Lawrenceville Road
  • Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
  • Phone: (609) 895-5588
  • Fax: (609) 896-7707
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Princeton Doll and Toy Museum

 
  • 8 Somerset Street
  • Hopewell, NJ 08525
  • Phone: (609) 333-8600
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OverviewPrinceton Doll and Toy Museum displays the evolution of dolls and toys from the 1600's to present. Our permanent collection and quarterly special exhibits offer many fine examples of dolls and toys of all types. In addition, we show award-winning miniature rooms, Bliss doll houses, and do...

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Princeton Campus
Photo: Mark Czajkowski

Bainbridge House 
Bainbridge House

Morven 
Morven Museum & Garden

Princeton Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau
182 Nassau Street, Suite 301
Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone: 609-924-1776
info@princetonchamber.org