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Princeton University Art Museum

McCormick Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
+1 609-258-3788
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Outstanding collections.

Even for the art novice like me this museum was an amazing experience. Though small , compared to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Raghuraman C
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Chennai
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A Small Gem

We have been to many art museums around the world (it's an affliction). To us it's about: (I) the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
NJRs
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Princeton, New Jersey
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:00
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McCormick Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Even for the art novice like me this museum was an amazing experience. Though small , compared to those professional museums of art in big cities, this is very captivating. The collections of the European art is quite vast. Van Gogh's creative expression makes you...More

Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to many art museums around the world (it's an affliction). To us it's about: (I) the quality and size of the collection; (ii) the physical setting and general ambience; and (iii) the cost. This little art museum has a great collection of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is an incredible resource for the entire Mercer County community. A broad and deep collection covering many aspects of American Art from the present day, back into the 19th century. It also has a fairly comprehensive collection of artifacts from ancient cultures, located...More

Thank Dean A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful collection of art work, interesting exhibits, often has family program. And it is totally free.

Thank Qiaoyi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressing museum with a very solid permanent collection. We had too little time so we consider our short visit here only an introduction and we hope to get back sometimes soon. We did enjoy the selected art works in the Medieval, Renaissance, 19th and 20th...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting things to see here. I was surprised at how many artifacts and history they had there! It's free to enter, and they have a nice shop also. I was just disappointed to not see any history from other European countries (Portugal) in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The American and European wings were fantastic. In the American wing, the collection beautifully captured early American art across portraits, landscapes, still life, and more. We were in awe of the stained glass in the European wing, as well as the jewelry and small artifacts....More

Thank Caitlyn F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PUAM hits all the right notes. It is not The Met, but you can get a good over view of art history. Admission is free. Always you walk in the door, and are seeing something fresh and new. The current exhibition about eclipses is stunning....More

Thank Henry P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Princeton University Art Museum (free admission, closed Mondays) has an exceptional collection of Mayan, Incan, and Aztec art and artifacts, now vividly displayed in the Gallery of the Ancient Americas. It's set up like a horse-shoe that extends from Peru through South, Central, and North...More

Thank owengleach
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is located right next to my office at the University, so I go over often, even for just a little while. Admission is free and open to the public and the collection is amazing, with Monet, Angelica Kaufman, Van Gogh, Denis, Red Grooms, Grecian...More

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Cathy075
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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Prashanti C
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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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Marty C
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
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