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Newark, New Jersey, USA

Attractions in Newark, New Jersey

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Military Park
    Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07101
    Between Rector Street and Raymond Boulevard
    This park was first designed as a training field for soldiers when the city was planned in 1667, and now contains a number of important pieces of statuary that include... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Newark Public Library 973-733-7800
    5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
    This public library offers an extensive collection of books, periodicals, reference materials, research materials, computer and internet access, audio tapes, video... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Aljira 973-643-6877
    2 Washington Place, Newark, NJ 07102
    This non-profit center for contemporary art features monthly exhibitions and auctions of paintings and sculptures created by local artists.  more info  map

  • Art Gallery, The 973-623-0062
    87 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07102
    Since 1961 this gallery has showcased a wide range of original art, including paintings, sculptures, and graphics by the best of regional and international artists.  more info  map

  • City Without Walls 973-622-1188
    Gateway One, Newark, NJ 07101
    Since 1975 this gallery has featured exhibitions of the works of young and emerging New Jersey artists.  more info  map

  • Halsey Street Art Gallery 973-824-6080
    119 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07102
    This gallery showcases a wide array of African American art, with a collection that includes oil paintings, lithographs, posters, decorative ceramic plates, and much... more info  map

  • New Jersey Historical Society 973-596-8500
    52 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102
    Founded in 1845, this historical society operates a museum, a library and archives that are dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting the intricacies of the... more info  map

  • Newark Museum, The 973-596-6650
    49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
    The collections at this fine museum include exemplary representatives of the best in American, Asian, African, Greek, Egyptian and Roman art, as well as historic... more info  map

  • Richardson Gallery 973-596-1944
    41 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07102
    This gallery specializes in oil paintings, lithographs and engravings, and also offers a variety of imported paintings, as well as custom framing services.  more info  map

  • Robeson Art Gallery 973-353-5110
    350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102
    This gallery offers a variety of exhibits of fine art to the public free of charge; a variety of styles and media are represented at the various exhibitions.  more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Branch Brook Park
    235 Clifton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104
    This is the first county park to be opened for public use in the United States; the four-mile-long park offers many scenic and tranquil vistas of beauty that one may... more info  map

  • Lincoln Park Historic District
    Broad Street and Clinton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07101
    This four-acre park was designed in 1850 and is surrounded by brownstones that served as dwellings for the elite of the Nineteenth Century, and also features an array of... more info  map


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