List of museums in New Jersey

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This list of museums in New Jersey is a list of museums, defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

Lists of New Jersey institutions which are not museums are noted in the "See also" section, below.

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Name Image Location County Region Area of study Summary
Absecon Light ABSECON 72 500.jpg Atlantic City Atlantic South Jersey Lighthouse Lighthouse and local history museum
Acorn Hall Morristown Morris Skylands Region Historic house Operated by the Morris County Historical Society, 1853 Victorian Italianate mansion with changing exhibits on local history
African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey Newtonville Atlantic South Jersey African American website, locations in Atlantic City and Newtonville, African American history, culture, art
African Art Museum of the SMA Fathers Tenafly Bergen Gateway Region Art website, African art, operated by the Society of African Missions, changing exhibits of sub-Saharan sculpture and painting, costumes, textiles, decorative arts, religion and folklore
Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum Jersey City Hudson Gateway Region African American New Jersey African American history and African artifacts
AIDS Museum Newark Essex Gateway Region Medical Planned museum
Air Victory Museum Mount Laurel Burlington Delaware River Region Aviation website
A. J. Meerwald AJ Meerwald Cape May Harbor.jpg Commercial Township Cumberland South Jersey Museum ship Delaware Bay oyster dredgeboat built in 1928
Allaire Village ALLAIRE VILLAGE; MONMOUTH COUNTY, NEW JERSEY.jpg Wall Monmouth Shore Region Living Encompasses the Howell Iron Works Company, an industrial center in the 1830s, as well as a working blacksmith shop, carpenter shop, general store, bakery, church, enameling building, carriage house, row houses, and other homes
Allen House Shrewsbury Monmouth Shore Region Historic house Operated by the Monmouth County Historical Association Museum, 1710 tavern house
American Hungarian Museum Passaic Passaic Gateway Region Ethnic website, also known as Hungarian Folklore Museum, decorated eggs, lace, pottery, traditional clothing
American Indian Heritage Museum Westampton Township Burlington Delaware River Region Native American website, American Indian history and culture, operated by the Powhatan Renape Nation
American Labor Museum Pietro-betto-house.jpg Haledon Passaic Gateway Region History Victorian house with period rooms, labor exhibits, labor and immigrant library; historic meeting site for silk mill workers
Army Reserve Mobilization Museum Fort Dix Burlington Delaware River Region Military website, also known as Fort Dix Military Museum, history of U.S. Army Reserve, open to the public by appointment
Atlantic City Art Center Atlantic City Atlantic South Jersey Art website
Atlantic City Historical Museum Atlantic City Atlantic South Jersey Local history website, presented by the Atlantic City Free Public Library at the Garden Pier
Atlantic County Historical Society Somers Point Atlantic South Jersey Local history website, household items and decorative arts, fine arts, weaponry, maritime artifacts and toys
Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey Teterboro Bergen Gateway Region Transportation - Aerospace New Jersey's aviation and space heritage
Avalon History Center Avalon Cape May South Jersey Local history website
Bainbridge House BAINBRIDGE HOUSE, PRINCETON, MERCER COUNTY.jpg Princeton Mercer Delaware River Region Local history website, headquarters and museum for the Historical Society of Princeton
Bayonne Community Museum Bayonne Hudson Gateway Region Local history under development as facility is restored
Bayonne Fire Museum Bayonne Hudson Gateway Region Firefighting [1]
Barclay Farmstead Museum Cherry Hill Camden Delaware River Region Historic house 1816 furnished farmhouse on 32 acres (130,000 m2) with trails, living history programs
Barnegat Historic Heritage Village Barnegat Light Ocean Shore Region Open air website, operated by the Barnegat Historical Society, includes 4 buildings and 3 smaller structures; Lippincott-Faulkenburg House, the Barber Shop, the Edwards House, the Butcher Shop, a corn crib, a motel cabin and a three-hole necessary
Barnegat Light Historical Society Museum Barnegat Light Ocean Shore Region Local history Located in 1903 schoolhouse, includes Edith Duff Gwinn Garden
Barnegat Lighthouse OldBarneyLight.jpg Barnegat Light Ocean Shore Region Lighthouse Lighthouse and museum interpretive center
Barron Arts Center Woodbridge Middlesex Gateway Region Art Art center website
Batsto Village Batsto River.jpg Hammonton Atlantic South Jersey Living Includes Batsto mansion, a sawmill, a 19th-century ore boat, a charcoal kiln, ice and milk houses, a carriage house and stable, a blacksmith and wheelwright shop, a gristmill and a general store
Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial USS New Jersey BB-62 Museum Camden.JPG Camden Camden Delaware River Region Museum Ship USS New Jersey (BB-62)
Bay Head Historical Society Museum LOVELAND HOMESTEAD MUSEUM, BAY HEAD, OCEAN COUNTY.jpg Bay Head Ocean Shore Region Historic house website, 19th-century period farmhouse
Beavertown History Center Lincoln Park Morris Skylands Region Local history Operated by the Beaverton Historical Society[2]
Belskie Museum of Art & Science Closter Bergen Gateway Region Art website, works of sculptor Abram Belskie and 10 changing exhibitions each year
Benjamin Temple House BENJAMIN TEM PLE HOUSE, MERCER COUNTY, NJ.jpg Ewing Township Mercer Delaware River Region Historic house website, 18th-century house, operated by the Ewing Township Historic Preservation Society
Bergen Museum of Art and Science Hackensack Bergen Gateway Region Multiple Art and science, currently closed and seeking new location
Berkeley Historical Museum Bayville Ocean Shore Region Local history [3]
Blackwells Mills Canal House Franklin Township Somerset Skylands Region Transportation 19th-century bridge tender's house on the Delaware and Raritan Canal
Boonton Historical Society and Museum Boonton Morris Skylands Region Local history Located in the Colonial Revival and Victorian Gothic styles house of Dr. John L. Taylor
Boxwood Hall Boxwood-hall.jpg Elizabeth Union Gateway Region Historic house Home from 1772 to 1795 of Elias Boudinot, president of the Continental Congress
Brearley House Lawrenceville Mercer Delaware River Region Historic house Operated by the Lawrenceville Historical Society, restored mid-18th-century house
Bedensville Schoolhouse Montgomery Somerset Skylands Region School Operated by Van Harlingen Historical Society for education programs[4]
Brick Academy Basking Ridge Somerset Skylands Region Local history Operated by the Historical Society of the Somerset Hills
Bridgeton Hall of Fame All Sports Museum Bridgeton Cumberland South Jersey Hall of fame - sports information
Brigantine History Museum Brigantine Beach Atlantic South Jersey Local history Operated by the Brigantine Historical Society[5]
Buccleuch Mansion Buccleuch Mansion New Brunswick NJ.jpg New Brunswick Middlesex Gateway Region Historic house Operated by the Jersey Blue chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Buckelew Mansion Jamesburg Middlesex Gateway Region Historic house Operated by the Jamesburg Historical Association
Burlington County Historical Society BURLINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, BURLINGTON, NJ.jpg Burlington City Burlington Delaware River Region Open air website, complex including 3 historic houses: Bard-How House, James Fenimore Cooper House, and Captain James Lawrence House; Aline Wolcott Museum Galleries with exhibits of local history
Burlington County Prison Museum Burlington County Prison, 128 High Street, Mount Holly (Burlington County, New Jersey).jpg Mount Holly Burlington Delaware River Region Prison Operated by Burlington County Parks and the Prison Museum Association
Butler Museum Butler Morris Skylands Region Local history Located in an old railroad station
Caesar Hoskins Log Cabin Mauricetown Cumberland South Jersey Historic house 18th-century house, open by appointment
Caldwell Parsonage Union Union Gateway Region Local history Operated by the Union Township Historical Society
Califon Historical Society Station Museum CNJ Califon Station.jpg Califon Hunterdon Skylands Region Railroad website, local history and railroad artifacts[6]
Camden County Museum Camden Camden Delaware River Region Local history website, operated by the Camden County Historical Society, includes 19th-century domestic, farm and workplace tools, one room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, antique vehicles
Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum SOUTH CAMDEN HISTORIC DISTRICT, EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF OUR SAVIOUR.jpg Camden Camden Delaware River Region Maritime website, local maritime history including boat and ship builders, boating, natural history of the Delaware River and area streams
Camp Olden Civil War Round Table and Museum Hamilton Mercer Delaware River Region History website, Civil War and Native American exhibits
Cape May Lighthouse Cape May Point Cape May South Jersey Maritime Located in Cape May Point State Park
Cape May Maritime Museum Cape May Cape May South Jersey Maritime website, planned museum, Cape May County's maritime heritage
Carter House Summit Union Gateway Region Historic house website, home of the Summit Historical Society, mid-18th century house
Center for the Arts in Southern New Jersey Marlton Burlington Delaware River Region Art website
Centennial Cottage Ocean Grove Monmouth Shore Region Historic house website, operated by the Historical Society of Ocean Grove, late 19th-century period cottage used for Camp Meeting retreats
Charles S. Shultz House Montclair Essex Gateway Region Historic house Operated by the Montclair Historical Society, 1896 home with synthesis of styles popular in the last quarter of the 19th century
Children's Museum of Somerset County Bridgewater Somerset Skylands Region Children's website
Church of the Presidents Churchofthepresidents.jpg Long Branch Monmouth Shore Region Historic church Former Episcopal chapel on the Jersey Shore where seven United States presidents worshiped
Clarke House Museum Princeton Mercer Delaware River Region Historic house Revolutionary period home located in Princeton Battlefield State Park
Clifton Arts Center Clifton Passaic Gateway Region Art website, community art gallery and outdoor sculpture park
Collings-Knight House Collingswood Camden Delaware River Region Historic house website, operated by the Friends of Collings-Knight House
Colonial House Museum Cape May Cape May South Jersey Historic house website, 1775 tavern with colonial era cooking/eating room and bedroom, changing exhibits of local history, operated by the Greater Cape May Historical Society
Cooper Gristmill Chester Township Morris Skylands Region Mill Operated by the Morris County Park Commission, restored 19th-century grist mill
Cornelius Low House Cornelius Low House (2008).jpg Piscataway Middlesex Gateway Region Local history Also known as Cornelius Low House / Middlesex County Museum, changing exhibits of state and local history
Country Living Museum Hopewell Township Cumberland South Jersey History information, farm and shop tools, household equipment, glassware, kitchen utensils, World War II era memorabilia, restored antique clocks, sewing machines, typewriters; part of Dutch Neck Village, a collection of unique shops
Covenhoven House Freehold NJ Hankinson-Moreau-Covenhoven House.jpg Freehold Monmouth Shore Region Historic house Operated by the Monmouth County Historical Association Museum, served as headquarters for British General Sir Henry Clinton before the Battle of Monmouth in 1778
Cranbury Museum Cranbury Middlesex Gateway Region Local history website, operated by the Cranbury Historical and Preservation Society
Crane House and Museum Crane House Montclair.JPG Montclair Essex Gateway Region Historic house Operated by the Montclair Historical Society, Federal mansion with 18th- and 19th-century furnishings
Crane-Phillips House Cranford Union Gateway Region Historic house Operated by the Cranford Historical Society, 19th-century house
Cumberland County Prehistorical Museum Greenwich Township Cumberland South Jersey Archaeology website, operated by the Cumberland County Historical Society, stone and bone artifacts, pottery, native crafts, fossils
Delaware Bay Museum Bivalve Cumberland South Jersey Maritime website, operated by the Bayshore Center at Bivalve, oyster industry and shipping
Dennis Township Museum and History Center Schoolhouse 1874 Dennisville HD NJ.JPG Dennis Township Cape May South Jersey Local history website, located in the Old School House
DePace Sports Museum and Library Collingswood Camden Delaware River Region Sports website, Sports history museum and library based on the collections of Dr. Nicholas L. DePace
Denville Historical Society & Museum Denville Morris Skylands Region Local history [2]
Dey Mansion Dey Mansion 1.JPG Wayne Passaic Gateway Region Historic house General George Washington’s revolutionary war headquarters in the Preakness Valley
Discovery Shell Museum Ocean City Cape May South Jersey Natural history Retail store with museum display of over 10,000 species of seashells from all over the world[7]
Double Trouble State Park Bayville Ocean Shore Region Open-air Includes Double Trouble Historic Village, a former company town, a sawmill, and a cranberry sorting and packing house
Dover History Museum Dover Morris Skylands Region Local history website, operated by the Dover Area Historical Society
Dr. William Robinson Plantation Museum Clark Union Gateway Region Historic house House dating back to 1690, operated by the Clark Historical Society
Drake House Museum Plainfield Union Gateway Region Local history Building owned by the City of Plainfield, museum operated by the Historical Society of Plainfield
Drumthwacket Drumthwacket1.jpg Princeton Mercer Delaware River Region Historic house Official residence of the Governor of New Jersey, built in 1835
East Brunswick Museum East Brunswick Middlesex Gateway Region Local history website
East Jersey Olde Towne Village East Jersey Olde Towne Village, courtyard view of three buildings.jpg Piscataway Middlesex Gateway Region Open air Includes church, tavern, schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, barracks and several homes
East Point Light Heislerville Cumberland South Jersey Maritime
Eatontown Historical Museum Eatontown Monmouth Shore Region Local history [8]
Edward Compton House Mauricetown Cumberland South Jersey Historic house Late 19th-century Victorian house, operated by the Mauricetown Historical Society
Ellis Island Ellis Island-27527.jpg Jersey City Hudson Gateway Region History Museum of immigration; ferry boats depart from Liberty State Park
Ely House Museum Hightstown Mercer Delaware River Region Historic house website, operated by the Hightstown-East Windsor Historical Society
Emlen Physick Estate EmlenPhysickHouse.jpg Cape May Cape May South Jersey Living Victorian mansion, operated by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts
Firehouse Gallery Bordentown Burlington Delaware River Region Art Focuses on work of artist Eric Gibbons
Fleetwood Museum of Art and Photographica North Plainfield Somerset Skylands Region Photography website, cameras, photographic equipment, art and science of photography
Fort Hancock Historic District SH Light crop.jpg Middletown Township Monmouth Shore Region Multiple Part of Gateway National Recreation Area, includes the former coast artillery fort, Sandy Hook Light, the largest concentration of sea coast artillery batteries, site of first Army proving ground, 1894 USLSS Spermaceti Cove lifesaving station, only complete Nike missile site in the eastern United States and the intact 19th-century Fort Hancock community
Fort Lee Historic Park PIP Hudson Terr entry jeh.JPG Fort Lee Bergen Gateway Region Military American Revolution fort site, center has exhibits about the fort
Fort Lee Museum Fort Lee Bergen Gateway Region Local history Operated by the Fort Lee Historical Society, located in the 1922 Judge Moore House, adjacent to Monument Park
Foster-Armstrong House Montague Sussex Skylands Region Historic house website, operated by the Montague Association for Restoration of Community History, late 19th-century house
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm Morris Township Morris Skylands Region Agriculture website, operated by the Morris County Park Commission, working farm, using the tools, techniques, and materials of a turn-of-the-century farm
Franklin Mineral Museum Franklin Sussex Skylands Region Natural history Over 4000 mineral specimens with a large display of fluorescent minerals, mine replica, fossils, Native American artifacts
Friar Mountain Model Railroad Museum Sparta Sussex Skylands Region Railroad website, model train displays, also American Revolutionary War history
Garden State Discovery Museum Cherry Hill Camden Delaware River Region Children's
Garretson Forge and Farm Fair Lawn Bergen Gateway Region Living Living Dutch farm museum
George F. Boyer Historical Museum Wildwood Cape May South Jersey Local history website, operated by the Wildwood Historical Society, includes National Marbles Hall of Fame
George Segal Gallery Montclair Essex Gateway Region Art website, part of Montclair State University
Gibbon House Museum Greenwich Township Cumberland South Jersey Historic house website, information, 1730 furnished house, barn museum with 18th-century tools, doctor's office, Swedish granary log building, operated by the Cumberland County Historical Society
Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum GIFFORDTOWN SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM, OCEAN COUNTY, NJ.jpg Little Egg Harbor Township Ocean Shore Region Local history website, operated by the Tuckerton Historical Society, Tuckerton Wireless, telephone equipment, Native American artifacts, railroad, maritime, area businesses and industries
Gloucester County Police Museum Woodbury Gloucester Delaware River Region Law enforcement [9]
Greenfield Hall Greenfeild Hall NJ.JPG Haddonfield Camden Delaware River Region Local history Operated by the Historical Society of Haddonfield, houses collections of furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries, early New Jersey glass, needlework samplers and costumes dating back to the 18th century, pottery exhibit, doll and toy collection, tool museum
Griffith Morgan House Pennsauken Township Camden Delaware River Region Historic house 1715 stone house, open for special events, 3rd floor museum of local history
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Grover Cleveland birthplace01.jpg Caldwell Essex Gateway Region Historic house Birthplace of President Grover Cleveland, artifacts from the 1830s to 1850s
Grounds for Sculpture OnTheGroundsForSculpture(1).JPG Hamilton Mercer Delaware River Region Art 35-acre (140,000 m2) sculpture park and indoor art gallery
Hackettstown Historical Society Museum HACKETTSTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, WARREN COUNTY.jpg Hackettstown Warren Skylands Region Local history website
Hageman Farm Somerset Somerset Skylands Region Historic house 19th-century farmhouse and barns, open for events, operated by the Meadows Foundation
Hamilton House Museum Clifton Passaic Gateway Region Historic house website, operated by the City of Clifton, 18th-century Dutch farmhouse with rooms decorated in many different period styles, also known as the Hamilton-Van Wagoner House
Hammonton Arts Center Hammonton Atlantic South Jersey Art website
Hancock House Lower Alloways Creek Township Salem Delaware River Region Historic house Mid 18th-century house, site of the 1778 Hancock's Bridge massacre
Havens Homestead Museum Brick Ocean Shore Region Historic house website, operated by the Brick Township Historical Society
Hereford Inlet Light HEREFORE INLET LIGHTHOUSE.jpg Wildwood Cape May South Jersey Lighthouse Victorian style keepers house and lighthouse
Heritage Glass Museum Glassboro Gloucester Delaware River Region Art Area historic glass making and contemporary glass art
The Hermitage Hermitage-rear.jpg Ho-Ho-Kus Bergen Gateway Region Historic house 18th-century Gothic revival home
Hill Memorial Museum Newton Sussex Skylands Region Local history Operated by the Sussex County Historical Society
Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum Oradell Bergen Gateway Region Art website, wildlife art
Historical Society of Bloomfield Museum Bloomfield Essex Gateway Region Local history website, located in the children's wing of the Bloomfield Public Library
Historic Cold Spring Village HISTORIC COLD SPRING VILLAGE, CAPE MAY COUNTY, NJ.jpg Cape May Cape May South Jersey Living website, Early American (1790–1840) open-air living history museum, open late May through mid-September
Historic Longstreet Farm Holmdel Monmouth Shore Region Living 1890s living historical farm located in Holmdel Park
Historic New Bridge Landing Steuben House 1936.jpg River Edge Bergen Gateway Region Historic houses Operated by the Bergen County Historical Society and HNBLPC, American Revolutionary War battleground site, includes the Steuben House that served as Gen. Washington's headquarters in 1780, Campbell-Christie House, Demarest House Museum, Westervelt-Thomas Barn and 1889 Swing Bridge. Jersey–Dutch architecture. BCHS collections/artifacts, made or used in Bergen County, are on exhibit.
Historic Speedwell Speedwell Ironworks factory building.jpg Morristown Morris Skylands Region Open air Former ironworks, place where Alfred Vail and Samuel Morse first demonstrated the electric telegraph, includes nine buildings furnished to depict life at Speedwell during the early 19th century
Historic Walnford Upper Freehold Monmouth Shore Region Open air website, 1754 Waln House, operating 19th-century gristmill and farm buildings on 36 acres (150,000 m2)
Historical Society of Penns Grove, Carneys Point and Oldmans Museum Penns Grove Salem Delaware River Region Local history website
Hoboken Historical Museum Hoboken Hudson Gateway Region Local history
Hoboken Fire Museum Hoboken Hudson Gateway Region Firefighting
Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum Lambertville Hunterdon Skylands Region Agriculture website, includes print shop, woodworking shop, kitchen, John Holcombe House, doctor/dentist office, timber working tools, dairy exhibit, loom, blacksmith shop, tractor barn[6]
Holmes-Hendrickson House Holmdel Monmouth Shore Region Historic house Operated by the Monmouth County Historical Association Museum, 1754 Dutch farm house
Hope Historical Society Museum Hope Warren Skylands Region Local history [10]
Hopewell Museum Hopewell Mercer Delaware River Region Local history Includes antiques, Native American artifacts
Hopper-Goetschius House Upper Saddle River Bergen Gateway Region Living Operated by the Upper Saddle River Historical Society, early-18th-century house
Howell Living History Farm Lambertville Hunterdon Skylands Region Agriculture Facility of the Mercer County Park Commission; 1900 living farm museum
Hunterdon Art Museum Clinton Hunterdon Skylands Region Art website, contemporary art, craft and design[6]
Hunterdon County Historical Society Flemington Hunterdon Skylands Region Historic house Operates the mid 19th-century Empire period Doric House by appointment and for events
Hunter-Lawrence-Jessup House HUNTER-LAWRENCE-JESSUP HOUSE.JPG Woodbury Gloucester Delaware River Region Local history Operated by the Gloucester County Historical Society
Imagine That Discovery Museum for Children Florham Park Morris Skylands Region Children's website
Indian King Tavern Museum Haddonfield Camden Delaware River Region Historic tavern Built in 1750, site where New Jersey was legally created
InfoAge Wall Monmouth Shore Region Multiple website, located at Camp Evans, includes National Broadcasters Hall of Fame, New Jersey shipwrecks, military electronics, computers, vintage radios
Insectropolis Toms River Ocean Shore Region Natural history website, live and mounted insects, interactive exhibits
Ireland Hoffer House Williamstown Gloucester Delaware River Region Historic house Facebook site, operated by the Monroe Township Historical Society
Isaac Watson House Hamilton Mercer Delaware River Region Historic house 18th-century house, headquarters of the New Jersey State Society of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Island Heights Cottage Museum COTTAGE MUSEUM, ISLAND HEIGHTS HISTORIC DISTRICT, OCEAN COUNTY.jpg Island Heights Ocean Shore Region Local history website, operated by the Island Heights Cultural & Heritage Association
Jack Allen Memorial Country Living Museum Southampton Burlington Delaware River Region History website, country store, bank display, farm and country artifacts
Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum Jacobus Vanderveer House, Bedminister, NJ, south view.jpg Bedminster Somerset Skylands Region Historic house 18th-century Dutch frame house associated with the Pluckemin encampment of 1778-79
James Wilson Marshall House JAMES WILSON MARSHALL HOUSE, LAMBERTVILLE, HUNTERDON COUNTY.jpg Lambertville Hunterdon Skylands Region Historic house Operated by the Lambertville Historical Society, mid-19th-century period house[6]
Jersey City Museum Jersey City Hudson Gateway Region Art American visual art and material culture, currently closed[11]
Jersey Explorer Children's Museum East Orange Essex Gateway Region Children's website
Jersey Shore Children's Museum Mays Landing Atlantic South Jersey Children's website, hands-on discovery center that stimulates creativity, imagination and learning through interactive play
Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County Freehold Monmouth Shore Region Ethnic - Jewish website
Jewish Museum of New Jersey Newark Essex Gateway Region Ethnic - Jewish Oldest synagogue in continuous use in Newark, exhibitions
Jim and Mary Lee Museum Phillipsburg Warren Skylands Region History Site of Morris Canal Plane 9 West, canal buildings and turbine[12][13]
Jim Kirk Maritime Room Linwood Atlantic South Jersey Maritime Operated by the Linwood Historical Society at the Linwood Library, ship models, maritime displays[14]
John Abbot II House Hamilton Mercer Delaware River Region Historic house website, 1730 colonial house, operated by the Historical Society of Hamilton Township
John Ballantine House John-ballantine-house.jpg Newark Essex Gateway Region Historic house Part of the Newark Museum, late 19th-century mansion with eight period rooms, two hallways and six thematic galleries of decorative arts
John DuBois Maritime Museum Greenwich Township Cumberland South Jersey Maritime website, operated by the Cumberland County Historical Society, builders' models of local craft, tools, blocks, riggings
John F. Peto Studio Museum ISLAND HEIGHTS HIST. DIST. OCEAN COUNTY.jpg Island Heights Ocean Shore Region Historic house House and studio of trompe-l'œil artist John F. Peto
Kearney House Alpine Bergen Gateway Region Historic house 18th-century house, also known as Blackledge-Kearney House or Cornwallis Headquarters; part of the New Jersey portion of the Palisades Interstate Park
Kearny Cottage Perth Amboy Middlesex Gateway Region Historic house Late 18th-century house, operated by Kearny Cottage Historical Society
Kearney Museum Kearney Hudson Gateway Region Local history Llocated in the Kearney Public Library
Keyport Fire Museum Keyport Monmouth Shore Region Firefighting Fire department history and fire prevention[15]
Kidsbridge Tolerance Museum Ewing Mercer Delaware River Region Children's website, focus is understanding and interacting with racial and ethnic differences, open by appointment
King Store & Homestead Museum Ledgewood Morris Skylands Region Historic house Operated by the Roxbury Historic Trust
Kirby's Mill Medford Burlington Delaware River Region Mill Restored grist mill dating to 1778
Kuser Farm Mansion Hamilton Mercer Delaware River Region Historic house website, late 19th-century mansion and outbuildings
Lacey Schoolhouse Museum LACEY SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM, FORKED RIVER, OCEAN COUNTY.jpg Forked River Ocean Shore Region Local history website, operated by the Lacey Historical Society
Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum Landing Morris Skylands Region Local history website, located on the grounds of Hopatcong State Park
Lakehurst Historical Museum LAKEHURST HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, OCEAN COUNTY, NJ.jpg Lakehurst Ocean Shore Region Local history website, operated by the Borough of Lakehurst Historical Society
Lakewood Heritage Museum Lakewood Ocean Shore Region Local history website
Lambert Castle Paterson Passaic Gateway Region Historic house Operated by the Passaic County Historical Society, late-19th-century period rooms and changing exhibits about Passaic County history
Latvian Ethnographic Museum Freehold Monmouth Shore Region Ethnic website, information, folk costumes, hand woven belts and blankets, colorful knitted woolen mittens, jewelry, operated by the NJ Latvian Society
Leedsville School Museum Linwood Atlantic South Jersey Local history Operated by the Linwood Historical Society, exhibits of local history and culture[14]
"Lest We Forget" - Black Holocaust Museum of Slavery Lawnside Camden Delaware River Region History website, private collection of slavery artifacts and Jim Crow memorabilia, available by appointment
Liberty Hall Museum Liberty-hall-elizabeth.jpg Elizabeth Union Gateway Region Historic house Victorian style mansion, located at Kean University
Liberty Science Center LibertyScienceCenter.jpg Jersey City Hudson Gateway Region Science Located in Liberty State Park
Little Red Schoolhouse Lyndhurst Bergen Gateway Region Local history Operated by the Lyndhurst Historical Society
Little Red Schoolhouse Museum Waretown Ocean Shore Region School Operated by the Waretown Historical Society[16]
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences Loveladies Ocean Shore Region Art website, free public art gallery
Long Beach Island Museum Beach Haven Ocean Shore Region Local history website, operated by the Long Beach Island Historical Association
Long Pond Ironworks State Park Hewitt Passaic Gateway Region Industry Includes Long Pond Ironworks Museum
Longport Museum Longport Atlantic South Jersey Local history Operated by the Longport Historical Society[17]
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum MACCULLOCH HALL HISTORICAL MUSEUM, MORRIS COUNTY, NJ.jpg Morristown Morris Skylands Region Historic house website, showcases 18th- and 19th-century American and English fine and decorative arts
Magnolia Train Station Museum Magnolia Camden Delaware River Region Local history website, operated by the Magnolia Historical Society
MacKenzie Museum Howell Monmouth Shore Region Historic house website, operated by the Howell Historical Society
Mana Contemporary Jersey City Hudson Gateway Region Art Exhibition space for contemporary art, includes the Richard Meier Model Museum
Margate Historical Society Museum Margate Atlantic South Jersey Local history New museum planned in Margate City Hall[18]
Marine Mammal Stranding Center Atlantic City Atlantic South Jersey Natural history Wildlife rehabilitation center for marine animals, includes natural history museum
Marlpit Hall Middletown Monmouth Shore Region Historic house Operated by the Monmouth County Historical Association, 1756 home that is a stop on the New Jersey Women's Heritage Trail
Maywood Station Museum Maywood Bergen Gateway Region Railway Historic train station and exhibits of railroad artifacts
Meadowlands Museum Yereance-Berry house 1938.jpg Rutherford Bergen Gateway Region Local history Antique toys, rocks and minerals, period rooms, changing exhibits
Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Rahway Union Gateway Region Historic tavern Early tavern life and stagecoach transportation
Metlar-Bodine House Metlar Bodine House.JPG Piscataway Middlesex Gateway Region Historic house Plans to add exhibit on Ross Hall
Millbrook Village Blairstown Warren Skylands Region Living website, located in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, recreated turn-of-the-century village
Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society Museum Short Hills Essex Gateway Region Local history website, located at the Short Hills train station
Miller-Cory House Westfield Union Gateway Region Living 18th-century farmhouse with costumed docents demonstrating colonial crafts
Millville Army Air Field Museum Millville Cumberland South Jersey Aviation website, located at the Millville Municipal Airport, Millville's role in aviation history and the history of the P-47 Thunderbolt
Monmouth Battlefield State Park Wall Monmouth Shore Region Military American Revolutionary War battlefield site, visitor center exhibits and 18th-century Craig House
Monmouth County Historical Association Museum Freehold Monmouth Shore Region Local history Includes art, furniture, ceramics, textiles, military artifacts
Monmouth Museum Lincroft Monmouth Shore Region Multiple website, art, cultural history and science, children's wing and planetarium, located on the campus of Brookdale Community College
Montclair Art Museum Montclair Art Museum (Montclair, New Jersey).jpg Montclair Essex Gateway Region Art Collections include Hudson River School, portraiture, American Impressionism, the American Scene, Modernism, Abstract Expressionism and 20th-century works by African-American artists
Montville Township Historical Museum Montville Morris Skylands Region Local history website, operated by the Montville Historical Society
Morris Museum Morristown Morris Skylands Region Multiple Costumes and textiles, fine art, decorative art, dolls and toys, natural science, geology, paleontology, anthropology
Morris Plains Museum Morris Plains Morris Skylands Region Local history website
Morristown National Historical Park MORRISTOWN NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, MORRIS COUNTY, NJ.jpg Morristown Morris Skylands Region History Three sites important during the American Revolution: the Ford Mansion, a historic house museum, Fort Nonsense and Jockey Hollow
Morven Museum & Garden MorvenNJ.jpg Princeton Mercer Delaware River Region Historic house Former New Jersey Governor’s Mansion and 18th-century home of Richard Stockton, museum showcases the cultural heritage of New Jersey through fine, folk, and decorative arts
Moses D. Heath Farm Middletown Monmouth Shore Region Agriculture website, agriculture and horticulture exhibits
Mount Tabor Historical Society Museum Mount Tabor Morris Skylands Region Local history website, located at the Short Hills train station
Mullica Township Historical Society & Museum Nesco Atlantic South Jersey Local history website, located in the former building of Hilda S Frame School
Museum of Cape May County Cape May Court House Cape May South Jersey History Furnishings, costumes, tools, decorative and practical objects from the 17th to 20th centuries, including Native American and maritime exhibits
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts Madison Morris Skylands Region History History and lifeways of ordinary people of pre-industrial New Jersey, including hand tools, products and household objects
Museum of Russian Art Jersey City Hudson Gateway Region Art Contemporary Russian art
Museum of the Historical Society of Ocean Grove Ocean Grove Monmouth Shore Region Local history website, artifacts relative to the history of Ocean Grove, the Holiness Movement, Camp Meetings, Methodism, Monmouth County & 19th-century life
Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation New Brunswick Middlesex Gateway Region Ethnic - Hungarian website, Hungarian immigrant life including fine art, folk art and folk life
Museum of White Township White Township Warren Skylands Region Local history Operated by the White Township Historical Society[19]
Nail House Museum Bridgeton Cumberland South Jersey Local history http://www.co.cumberland.nj.us/content/171/217/844.aspx information]
National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey Sea Girt Monmouth Shore Region Military Role of the New Jersey Militia and National Guard in state history
National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey Lawrenceville Mercer Shore Region Military Includes weapons, uniforms and other equipment, 20 tanks, vehicles and cannon
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum TBM-3E Avenger.JPG Lower Township Cape May South Jersey Aviation Located at Cape May Airport, aircraft, engines, aviation artifacts, military memorabilia, aircraft engines and more housed in a 92,000-square-foot (8,500 m2) all-wooden hangar
Navesink Twin Lights Navesink.jpg Highlands Monmouth Shore Region Lighthouse Lighthouse and museum
Navy Lakehurst Information Center Lakehurst Ocean Shore Region Aviation website, open by appointment only, collections of the Navy Lakehurst Historical Society, history of the Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst, home to airships and site of Hindenburg Disaster, tours of Lakehurst Hangar No. 1
Nelden-Roberts Stonehouse Montague Sussex Skylands Region Historic house website, operated by the Montague Association for Restoration of Community History
Newark Museum Newark Museum jeh.JPG Newark Essex Gateway Region Multiple A museum of art and science; American art, decorative arts, and arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas and the ancient world; Planetarium, Victoria Hall of Science, natural science collections in geology, fossils and botany; Ballantine House, Newark Fire Museum and 1784 Old Stone Schoolhouse
New Jersey Firefighters Museum Boonton Morris Skylands Region Firefighting website, part of the New Jersey Firemen's Home, exhibits include steamers, ornate hose carts and fire trucks
New Jersey Historical Society Newark Essex Gateway Region History Museum collections include costumes, furniture, paintings, prints, ceramics, glass, tools and more, also houses library and archives
New Jersey Maritime Museum NEW JERSEY MARITIME MUSEUM, BEACH HAVEN OCEAN COUNTY.jpg Beach Haven Ocean Shore Region Maritime website
New Jersey Museum of Boating Point Pleasant Ocean Shore Region Maritime website
New Jersey Museum of Transportation Wall Monmouth Shore Region Railroad Located in Allaire State Park, heritage narrow gauge railway and displays
New Jersey Naval Museum USSLing1975.jpg Hackensack Bergen Gateway Region Maritime Home of USS Ling (SS-297), a World War II submarine
New Jersey State House New Jersey State House.jpg Trenton Mercer Delaware River Region State capitol
New Jersey State Museum Trenton Mercer Delaware River Region Multiple Archaeology/ethnology, cultural history, fine art and natural history
New Jersey State Police Museum and Learning Center West Trenton Mercer Delaware River Region Law enforcement website
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial Holmdel, New Jersey Monmouth Shore Region Military Museum, memorial and education center
New Sweden Farmstead Museum Bridgeton Cumberland South Jersey Open air Reproduction of a 17th-century farmstead of the type built by early Swedish Finnish colonists
Newton Fire Museum Newton Sussex Skylands Region Firefighting website
Northfield Museum and Casto House Northfield Atlantic South Jersey Local history Located in Birch Grove Park[20]
Northlandz NORTHLANZ MUSEUM, HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ.jpg Flemington Hunterdon Skylands Region Multiple Miniature railway with 8 miles (13 km) of track, a 94-room dollhouse, doll museum, music hall, art gallery and Raritan River Railway steam train ride
Noyes Museum of Art Oceanville Atlantic South Jersey Art website, part of Stockton University, contemporary and historic art
Nutley Museum Nutley Essex Gateway Region Local history Operated by the Nutley Historical Society, includes Annie Oakley memorabilia, general store, toys and local history artifacts
Ocean City Arts Center Ocean City Cape May South Jersey Art website, monthly art exhibits
Ocean City Historical Museum Ocean City Cape May South Jersey Local history website, located in Ocean City's Community and Cultural Center
Ocean County Museum OCEAN COUNTY (HISTORICAL) MUSEUM, TOMS RIVER, OCEAN COUNTY.jpg Toms River Ocean Shore Region Historic house website, operated by the Ocean County Historical Society, Victorian period Pierson Sculthorpe House with period rooms, exhibits on local history
Ocean Gate Museum Ocean Gate Ocean Shore Region Railroad website, historic railroad station with railroad and local history displays
Old Ardena Schoolhouse Howell Monmouth Shore Region School website, operated by the Howell Historical Society
Old Barracks Museum Old Barracks, South Willow Street, Trenton (Mercer County, New Jersey).jpg Trenton Mercer Delaware River Region History American colonial life and the American Revolution
Old Dutch Parsonage Old Dutch Parsonage Somerville.jpg Somerville Somerset Skylands Region Historic house Adjacent to the Wallace House, 18th-century house
Old Millstone Forge Museum Millstone Somerset Skylands Region Mill website, restored blacksmith shop with demonstrations
Old Monroe School House Hardyston Township Sussex Skylands Region School One room schoolhouse used from 1819 to 1926, operated by the Hardyston Heritage Society
Old Schoolhouse and Firehouse Museum Ogdensburg Sussex Skylands Region School website, open by appointment by the Ogdensburg Historical Society
Pascack Historical Society Museum Park Ridge Bergen Gateway Region Local history website
Paterson Museum Paterson Passaic Gateway Region Local history Cultural, industrial, technological, and geological history of Paterson; home of Fenian Ram submarine
Paul Robeson Galleries Newark Essex Gateway Region Art website, part of Rutgers University
Paulsdale Paulsdale.jpg Mount Laurel Burlington Delaware River Region Biographical Home of suffragette Alice Paul
Peachfield Westampton Township Burlington Delaware River Region Historic house 18th-century house open for events by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America
Pennsville Township Historical Society Museum Pennsville Township Salem Delaware River Region Local history website, also known as the Church Landing Farm Museum
Pequannock Museum Pompton Plains Morris Skylands Region Local history Located in a historic railroad station
Perkins Center for the Arts Collingswood Camden Delaware River Region Art Visual and performing arts classes and lessons, exhibitions, music and dance performances, workshops, visiting artists' residencies and an outreach program
Perkins Center for the Arts PERKINS CENTER FOR THE ARTS, MOORESTOWN, BURLINGTON CO. NJ.jpg Moorestown Burlington Delaware River Region Art Visual and performing arts classes and lessons, exhibitions, music and dance performances, workshops, visiting artists' residencies and an outreach program
Perth Amboy Ferry Slip Perth Amboy Middlesex Gateway Region Maritime
Peter Mott House Lawnside Camden Delaware River Region History website, operated by the Lawnside Historical Society; station house along the Underground Railroad
Phillipsburg Railroad Historians Museum Phillipsburg Warren Skylands Region Railroad website
Point Pleasant Historical Society Museum Point Pleasant Ocean Shore Region Local history website
Pomona Hall HABS-NJ,4-CAM,4-1-edit.jpg Camden Camden Delaware River Region Historic house Operated by the Camden County Historical Society, 18th-century period decorated mansion
Poricy Park Middletown Monmouth Shore Region Multiple Includes 18th-century Murray Farmhouse and barn open for events and a nature center with fossils and natural history displays
Port Mercer Canal House Lawrenceville Mercer Delaware River Region Historic house Operated by the Lawrenceville Historical Society, restored 1890-1920 period house for the bridgetender and his family along the Delaware and Raritan Canal, open by appointment
Prallsville Mills Stockton Hunterdon Skylands Region Open air Includes an 1877 grist mill, a 1790 linseed oil mill, an 1850 saw mill and a 1900 grain silo
Princeton University Art Museum Art Museum Princeton.JPG Princeton Mercer Delaware River Region Art Mediterranean regions, Western Europe, China, United States, and Latin America
Printmaking Council of New Jersey Somerville Somerset Skylands Region Art Classes, workshops and gallery with changing exhibits of prints
Proprietary House Prophouse.jpg Perth Amboy Middlesex Gateway Region Historic house Commissioned by the Proprietors of East Jersey to be the official residence of the Royal Governor William Franklin
Prospertown Schoolhouse Museum PROSPERTOWN SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM, OCEAN COUNTY, NJ.jpg Jackson Ocean Shore Region School Open by appointment [3][21]
Ralston General Store RALSTON GENERAL STORE, MORRIS COUNTY, NJ.jpg Ralston Morris Skylands Region Historic store website, operated by the Ralston Historical Association, 1785 general store and post office
Randolph Museum Randolph Morris Skylands Region Local history website, operated by the Historical Society of Old Randolph
Readington Township Museums READINGTON TOWNSHIP MUSEUMS, HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ.jpg Readington Township Hunterdon Skylands Region Multiple website, includes Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, the Eversole-Hall House, the Cold Brook School, Taylors Mill[6]
Red Bank Battlefield Park National Park Gloucester Delaware River Region Historic house 18th-century plantation house and battlefield site during the American Revolutionary War
Red Mill Museum Village Clinton Hunterdon Skylands Region Open air Historic grist mill and former quarry village, exhibits of area industry, agriculture and domestic history[6]
Richard Meier Model Museum Jersey City Hudson Gateway Region Architecture Exhibition of architectural projects, sculptures and collages by Richard Meier, located in Mana Contemporary
Dixon Mills Jersey City Hudson Gateway Region Architecture Exhibition of architectural projects, sculptures and collages by Richard Meier, located in Mana Contemporary
Ridgewood Schoolhouse Museum Ridgewood Bergen Gateway Region Local history website, operated by the Ridgewood Historical Society
Ringwood Manor Ringwood-front.jpg Ringwood Passaic Gateway Region Historic house Located in Ringwood State Park, 19th- and 20th-century great estate mansion
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Atlantic City Atlantic South Jersey Odditorium
Risley Homestead Northfield Atlantic South Jersey Historic house website, 1790 cottage, operated by the Atlantic County Historical Society
Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts Millville Cumberland South Jersey Art website, community nonprofit arts center with four gallery spaces
Rockingham House Rockingham House.JPG Kingston Somerset Skylands Region Living Also known as Berrien Mansion, preserved and interpreted as the temporary residence of George and Martha Washington in 1783
Roebling Museum ROEBLING MUSEUM; BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ.jpg Roebling Burlington Delaware River Region Industry website, located at former John A. Roebling's Sons Company steel mill
Rosenkrans Museum Walpack Township Sussex Skylands Region Local history website, operated by the Walpack Historical Society
Roundhouse Museum Egg Harbor City Atlantic South Jersey Local history website, operated by the Egg Harbor City Historical Society
Rutgers University Geology Museum New Brunswick Middlesex Gateway Region Natural history Exhibits on geology and anthropology, with an emphasis on the natural history of New Jersey
Rutherfurd Hall Allamuchy Township Warren Skylands Region Historic house 20th-century mansion, also community culture center
Salem County Historical Society Salem Salem Delaware River Region Historic houses website, four interconnected historic houses, the centerpiece of which is 1721 Alexander Grant's Mansion House, with exhibits including Salem in the Revolutionary War and Wistarburg Glass
Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage AZEEZ MUSEUM IN WOODBINE CAPE MAY COUNTY.jpg Woodbine Cape May South Jersey Local history Area Russian Jewish immigrants, local history and culture
Samuel Fleming House Flemington Hunterdon Skylands Region Historic house 1756 house with history programs, also known as Fleming Castle
Sarnoff Museum Ewing Mercer Delaware River Region Biographical website, artifacts from the David Sarnoff Library (previous website), now part of The College of New Jersey
Schuyler-Colfax Historic House Museum Wayne Passaic Gateway Region Historic house Operated by the Wayne Township Parks and Recreation Department, 1695 colonial house
Schuyler-Hamilton House Morristown Morris Skylands Region Historic house website, also known as the Jabez Campfield House, operated by the Morristown chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution; 1760 four bedroom, Georgian style house
Seabrook Educational and Cultural Center Seabrook Cumberland South Jersey Local history website, history of Seabrook Farms Company and its diverse workers: relocated Japanese Americans and Japanese Peruvians from the U.S. internment camps, wartime refugees from Europe, migrant laborers from Appalachia, the Deep South, and the Caribbean
Sea Girt Lighthouse Sea Girt Monmouth Shore Region Maritime Tours of the lighthouse and keeper's house
Sea Isle City Historical Museum Sea Isle City Cape May South Jersey Local history website, located in the Sea Isle City branch of the Cape May County Library
Shippen Manor Museum Oxford Warren Skylands Region Historic house Operated by the Warren County Cultural & Heritage Commission, restored 18th-century stone mansion
Skylands Manor Skylands.jpg Ringwood Passaic Gateway Region Historic house Located in Ringwood State Park, 1920s forty-four-room English Jacobean mansion, open one Sunday a month, 96-acre (390,000 m2) botanical garden
Silas Riggs House Ledgewood Morris Skylands Region Historic house website, 18th-century period house, operated by the Roxbury Township Historical Society
Silver Ball Museum Asbury Park Monmouth Shore Region Amusement website, pinball museum and arcade
Smith-Cadbury Mansion Moorestown Burlington Delaware River Region Historic house Operated by the Historical Society of Moorestown
Snowmobile Barn Museum Fredon Sussex Skylands Region Transportation website, collection of over 300 sleds along with toys, ornaments, jewelry, advertisements
Solitude Heritage Museum Union Hunterdon Skylands Region Multiple website, early Hunterdon history, environmental and cultural center, operated by the Union Forge Heritage Association in the 1760 Joseph Turner House
Somers Point Historical Museum Somers Point Atlantic South Jersey Local history website, operated by the Somers Point Historical Society
Somerville Fire Department Museum Somerville Somerset Skylands Region Firefighting Old fire engines and memorabilia
South Jersey Museum Glassboro Gloucester Delaware River Region History website, includes Precolumbian Native American artifacts, Colonial items, the Pine Barrens, antique tools and equipment, area political history, farmsteads
Space Farms Zoo and Museum Sussex Sussex Skylands Region Multiple Zoo with over 500 animals, museum includes antique cars, motorcycles, carriages and wagons, exhibits about Eskimos, Fluorescent minerals, weapons and rifles, tool barn, dolls and toys, blacksmith shop, miniature circus, train set, Native American arrowheads and artifacts, farm machinery
Spring Lake Historical Society Museum Spring Lake Monmouth Shore Region Local history website
Stafford Township Heritage Park STAFFORD TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, OCEAN COUNTY.jpg Stafford Township Ocean Shore Region Open air website, operated by the Stafford Township Historical Society, includes a historic church, store, railroad station, cottage, and 2 cemeteries
Statue of Liberty National Monument Liberty and Ellis Island.jpg Jersey City Hudson Gateway Region History Accessible by boat from Liberty State Park, includes the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island and Ellis Island and its immigration museum
Steamboat Dock Museum Keyport Monmouth Shore Region Local history website, operated by the Keyport Historical Society, exhibits include plantation century, docks and shipping, steamboat building, oyster industry and other local companies
Stedman Gallery Camden Camden Delaware River Region Art website, part of the Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts at Rutgers–Camden
Sterling Hill Mining Museum Sterling-hill-mining-museum.png Ogdensburg Sussex Skylands Region Geology Underground zinc mine and Thomas S. Warren Museum of Fluorescence
Steven Crane House Museum Asbury Park Monmouth Shore Region Biographical website, home of author Stephen Crane
Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms Craftsman Farms.jpg Parsipanny Morris Skylands Region Historic house Craftsman-style home of Gustav Stickley
Stillwater Historical Museum Stillwater Township Sussex Skylands Region Local history website, located in an old school house, operated by the Historical Society of Stillwater Township
Stone Harbor Museum Stone Harbor Cape May South Jersey Local history website, open seasonally
Stone Museum Monroe Township Middlesex Gateway Region Geology website, minerals, fossils, tools, fluorescent minerals room
Sussex County Art & Heritage Council Gallery Newton Sussex Skylands Region Art website
Thomas Alva Edison Memorial Tower and Museum Menlo Park Middlesex Gateway Region Technology Also known as Menlo Park Museum, showcases many of the inventions of Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison National Historical Park West Orange Essex Gateway Region Historic house 29 room Queen Ann-style mansion home of Thomas Edison and laboratory
Toms River Maritime Museum TOMS RIVER MARITIME MUSEUM, OCEAN COUNTY.jpg Toms River Ocean Shore Region Maritime website, operated by the Toms River Seaport Society
Township of Hamilton Historical Society Museum Mays Landing Atlantic South Jersey Local history website
Township of Lebanon Museum at New Hampton Hampton Hunterdon Skylands Region School website, 19th-century period schoolhouse[6]
Township of Ocean Historical Museum Oakhurst Monmouth Shore Region Local history website
Trailside Nature & Science Center Mountainside Union Gateway Region Natural history Mmuseum exhibits include mammals and birds of the Watchung Reservation, taxidermy and fluorescent minerals
Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Trenton City Museum.JPG Trenton Mercer Delaware River Region Multiple Located in the Ellarslie Mansion in Cadwalader Park, includes contemporary art, decorative arts, industrial memorabilia and area historical objects
Tuckerton Seaport TuckertonSeaport.jpg Tuckerton Ocean Shore Region Maritime Working maritime village with decoy carvers, boat builders, basket makers and baymen; formerly known as the Barnegat Bay Decoy and Baymen’s Museum
United States Golf Association Museum USGA Museum.jpg Far Hills Somerset Skylands Region Sports Golf memorabilia and artifacts
Updike Farmstead Princeton Mercer Delaware River Region Farm website, operated by the Historical Society of Princeton
Van Duyne House Wayne Passaic Gateway Region Historic house website, operated by the Wayne Township Parks and Recreation Department, 1740 stone Dutch colonial house, on the same property as the Van Riper-Hopper House
Van Harlingen Historical Society Farm Museum Montgomery Somerset Skylands Region Agriculture [22]
Van Liew-Suydam House Somerset Somerset Skylands Region Historic house 19th-century Victorian farmhouse, open for events, operated by the Meadows Foundation
Van Nest-Hoff-Vannatta Farmstead Harmony Township Warren Skylands Region Historic house Operated by the Harmony Township Historical Society, historic farmstead buildings dating to the 18th-century
Van Riper-Hopper Historic House Museum Wayne Passaic Gateway Region Historic house Operated by the Wayne Township Parks and Recreation Department, 1876 Dutch colonial house, also location of Van Duyne House
Van Bunschooten Museum Wantage Sussex Skylands Region Historic house Operated by the Chinkchewunska Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, late 18th-century period house
Vernon Township Historical Society Museum Highland Lakes Sussex Skylands Region Local history website
Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center Holmdel Monmouth Shore Region Vietnam War History of the Vietnam war
Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society Museum Vineland Cumberland South Jersey History website, collections focus on 19th and 20th century regional history
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey Summit Union Gateway Region Art website, includes 3 galleries and a sculpture park
Wallace House WallaceHouse.Somerville.NJ.jpg Somerville Somerset Skylands Region Historic house 1775 Georgian-style house adjacent to Old Dutch Parsonage, served as the headquarters of General George Washington during the winter of 1778-79
Walsh Gallery South Orange Essex Gateway Region Art website, part of Seton Hall University
Walt Whitman House WhitmanHouse-CamdenNJ1.jpg Camden Camden Delaware River Region Biographical Home of poet Walt Whitman
Warren County Historical Society Museum Belvidere Warren Skylands Region Local history website, period rooms, Warren County memorabilia, antiques, textiles and folk art
Washington Crossing State Park Hopewell Mercer Delaware River Region Multiple Includes Washington Crossing Visitor Center Museum about the American Revolution, the Johnson Ferry House, a historic house museum, the Washington Crossing State Park Nature Center and an observatory
Washington Township Historical Society Museum Long Valley Morris Skylands Region Local history website
Waterloo Village Waterloo-Methodist-Church.JPG Stanhope Sussex Skylands Region National Registered Historic Site in Allamuchy Mountain State Park
West Milford Museum West Milford Passaic Gateway Region Local history website
Weston Museum Newark Essex Gateway Region Science Contains items developed and manufactured by inventor Edward Weston
Westwood Museum Westwood Bergen Gateway Region Local history website, operated by the Westwood Heritage Society; located in the Westwood Train Station
The Wetlands Institute Stone Harbor Cape May South Jersey Natural history Birds, animals and ecosystem of the surrounding wetlands
WheatonArts Millville Cumberland South Jersey Art Houses Museum of Glass
Whippany Railway Museum Whippany Morris Skylands Region Transportation - Railroad Railroad cars and memorabilia
William Trent House Trent House, 15 Market Street, Trenton.jpg Trenton Mercer Delaware River Region Historic house 1719 house built for founder of Trenton, has served several times as the Governor's House
Woodruff Museum of Indian Artifacts Bridgeton Cumberland South Jersey Native American website, over 20,000 artifacts related to the Lenni-Lenape Tribe, located in the Bridgeton Free Public Library
Wortendyke Barn Museum Park Ridge Bergen Gateway Region Agriculture Old-world Dutch barn and farm exhibits
Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center Berra Stadium jeh.jpg Little Falls Passaic Gateway Region Sports Permanent and rotating exhibits about baseball, Yankee history, and Yogi Berra, located on the campus of Montclair State University
Zimmerli Art Museum New Brunswick Middlesex Gateway Region Art Part of Rutgers University, strengths in Russian and Soviet art, French 19th-century and American 19th- and 20th-century art, contemporary prints

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References[edit]

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  36. ^ Mercer Business, Mar 01, 2004, new store to be located in the location of the former Wonder Museum[dead link]