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Princeton University Art Museum

McCormick Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
+1 609-258-3788
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Good collection of art and artifacts from old to new. This was well worth the visit . Andy Warhol... read more

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University Art Museum

The Princeton University Art Museum is located in the middle of the campus. Easy to get to from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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McCormick Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
+1 609-258-3788
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good collection of art and artifacts from old to new. This was well worth the visit . Andy Warhol to old masters.

Thank GeorgeTaylor46
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Princeton University Art Museum is located in the middle of the campus. Easy to get to from town. It is free but accepts donations. It has a great collection that they change for various exhibitions. Check their website for up to date info. I...More

Thank rccaia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Princeton University for any purpose is a great idea. It is an amazing and beautiful place. If you are really smart, you will budget some time in your visit to hit this little museum. It is a refreshing stop and will brighten your day....More

Thank bayso001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Impressionism section has an impressive array of work and the European masters and modern art section has some nice highlights - you can get a complete recap of Western art in one afternoon there then go out to eat nearby.

Thank William652
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful free museum on the gorgeous campus of Princeton. Lots of impressionists, Manet, Monet, Degas and some Warhol too boot. Park in lot 23 and either walk or take the center line bus to the museum. You can’t drive up to it directly. Make sure...More

Thank Jackalcall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little museum and a fabulous way to spend an afternoon.They have a nice variety of pieces from different periods.

Thank teebone53
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The Princeton Art Museum was so much larger and had a much larger collection of art than I had anticipated. Right in the middle of downtown so you can easily make a day of it and grab some lunch or dinner too.

Thank MomofShadow
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Incredibly comprehensive art museum worthy of multiple visits. Almost every object - thousands on display, approximately 100,000 available - is described in detail so that readers can really appreciate what they see. The artwork covers 5000 years of global artwork and there are special exhibitions...More

Thank catrescuer2015
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is a compact museum that can be visited in an hour or two. it is always a good choice for taking visitors, due to the breadth of the permanent collection and the changing special exhibitions, and as it asks only a suggested donation of...More

Thank JoanCYardleyPA
Reviewed 22 November 2017

As the lady who welcomed me here said: 'It's encyclopaedic'. It is as though someone trawled the Hermitage of Petersburg and the British Museum and selected just one or two pieces from each era e.g. pre-dynastic Egypt, Byzantium, Maya, and art movement (showcasing such diversity...More

Thank DollyBirdScotland
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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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5 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