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Roebling Museum

100 2nd Ave, Roebling, NJ 08554-1019
+1 609-499-7200
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Cute diversion

This is a very well done, albeit small museum. It gives a fascinating view into the Company Town... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nici V
via mobile
How the Great Suspension Bridges Were Made

The museum traces the history of the Roebling Wire Works and the people who worked there. The... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Tom L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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100 2nd Ave, Roebling, NJ 08554-1019
+1 609-499-7200
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 18 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 2 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
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I live in Roebling but am not originally from town. When I saw the walking tour come up on facebook I knew I wanted in! It did not disappoint. I love this town even more after taking the tour. The tour guides were full of...More

1  Thank bangsandzippers
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great tour, fascinating. George relived his childhood living in Roebling. The tour allowed the visitor to imagine living in the 60's where the steel mill flourished. The homes are intact as they were thirty years ago. The community is vibrant reflecting the influence of the...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had a great time on the walking tour with Doug and George, having lived in Roebling as well as my parents, Grandparents, and Great Grandparents, it was great to learn history I wasn't' even aware of! George even knew my Great Grandfather and it was...More

2  Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 15 October 2016

My husband took a group to tour the museum. Everyone was local and was fascinated by the history. Home of the "Slinky".

1  Thank Joanne B
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