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Arts & Museums
The Edison Memorial Tower and Museum offers an insight into the life and works of science genius, Thomas Alva Edison. As an ode to his remarkable contribution to the field, this tower museum is built on the very site of his original work laboratory. It houses a great collection of articles, books and photographs on his inventions, as well as family memorabilia. Learn about the mechanism of the phonograph, the electrical distribution and the carbon button transmitter, among over 400 of his patents. A gigantic symbolic representation of his iconic invention, the light bulb, makes its way to the top of the tower. In addition, this museum features on the National Register of Historic Places.
Located on the Rutgers University and featuring over 60,000 permanent exhibits, the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum has worked tirelessly towards the preservation and promotion of art in New Brunswick. What awaits you here is not just contemporary American art, but 19th century Soviet and French art too. A research library proves to be a useful resource for students and aficionados who can avail of the exhaustive material available here. Check website for details on any upcoming exhibitions or events.
A variety of exhibitions of art in various media is showcased at this gallery.
This gallery features artworks by students and faculty of Mason Gross School of the Arts, as well as hosting various other exhibits of fine art from other sources.
Through exhibits, programs, school programs, and more, this museum strives to interpret and elucidate the history of agriculture in New Jersey in the
A variety of fine arts exhibits is hosted by this gallery.
South River Museum is located at the site of the Old School Baptist Church founded in 1805. The Museum exhibits recount South River’s history and the structure was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
The former home of a wealthy Dutch merchant, the Cornelius Low House, at the time the costliest home built in east Jersey, is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places. It is now the home of the Middlesex County Museum which offers changing exhibits about state and local history and educational programs.
This museum highlights Hungarian culture and history and the influence it has had upon the history of the region and America at large.
The best in contemporary painting and other art forms is showcased at this innovative gallery.
The Robinson Plantation House is a historical home that dates back to the 17th Century. This frame house is now transformed into Dr. Wm. Robinson Plantation & Museum that is open to all visitors. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it is also referred to as Seventeenth Century Clark House.
This international community of artists states its mission as thinking globally and acting locally, and promotes thinking and the questioning of reality and the status quo on the part of the public through its sponsorship of art exhibits, programs, events, and conceptual happenings.