Walk through the doors of New Jersey's world-class museums, and find yourself transported into an arts and cultural mecca of learning and discovery. Explore our acclaimed special exhibitions and enriching programs for children and adults.
The Newark Museum is New Jersey’s largest museum, offering outstanding collections, programs and educational resources in its multi-building campus located in the heart of Newark’s Downtown Arts District.
In addition to the 80 galleries of art and science, a mini zoo, a planetarium, a cafe, gift shops and an auditorium, the Newark Museum also contains a sculpture garden, an actual schoolhouse dating to 1784 and the Ballantine House.
The restored 1885 Ballantine mansion is a National Historic Landmark and offers a unique opportunity to witness the luxurious Victorian-era lifestyle. Six galleries display decorative objects (including spectacular Christmas decorations) from the 1650s to the present.
Discover the joy and excitement of science and technology in an interactive environment at Liberty Science Center. Located in Jersey City, LSC at Liberty State Park offers unique insights into science and technology for visitors of all ages.
The center features a distinctive building with hundreds of hands-on and theme-specific exhibits covering invention, health and the environment.
LSC also has the nation’s largest IMAX® Dome Theater. Filling the viewers’ peripheral vision, the screen makes the audience feel as if they are actually experiencing the places featured in the film.
Movies change on a regular basis, with multiple selections available and LSC often plays host to the premieres of national and international films.
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