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Today, Jersey City still reflects the flavors and influences of the international populations that call the city home.
 
An urban sophistication exists in the downtown area, from the waterfront landmark Colgate Clock through the Powerhouse Arts District, home to some of the city’s many talented artists.
 
To sample just a few of the multicu

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    City: Jersey City
    1841 Kennedy Blvd. Jersey City, NJ 07305
    The museum features exhibits detailing African-American history. Open on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
    City: Jersey City
    Summit Ave. & Sanford Pl. Jersey City, NJ 07307
    The park is named for World War I hero General John J. Pershing and was used as a World War I military training ground. The monument honors the 147 soldiers from Jersey City who perished in the war...
    City: Jersey City
    120 Sussex St. Jersey City, NJ 07305
    Black Tom was an island in New York Harbor, next to Liberty Island. It served as a depot and warehouses for the National Dock & Storage Company with 2,000,000 tons of explosives, ready to sail...
    City: Jersey City
    1 Audrey Zapp Dr. Jersey City, NJ 07305
    CRRNJ Terminal Building is still closed due to Hurricane Sandy storm damage. From 1892 through 1954, the CRRNJ Terminal stood with the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island to unfold one of this...
    City: Jersey City
    1 Audrey Zapp Dr. Jersey City, NJ 07302
    Ellis Island has reopened on a limited basis. Due to the nature of the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy parts of the historic Main Building and museum, including most of the exhibits, remain...
    Ellis Island Tours
    City: Jersey City
    1 Audry Zapp Dr. Jersey City, NJ 07302
    While visiting Ellis Island, take a guided 90 minute tour on the New Jersey side of the island and see inside areas of the abandoned 750 bed Ellis Island hospital complex. These buildings have been...
    Empty Sky, 9/11 Memorial
    City: Jersey City
    1 Audrey Zapp Dr. Jersey City, NJ 07303
    Located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City and near the historic Central Railroad Terminal of New Jersey, "Empty Sky" is the official State of New Jersey's Memorial that honors the memory of the...
    Liberty Science Center
    City: Jersey City
    222 Jersey City Blvd. Jersey City, NJ 07305
    Liberty Science Center offers hundreds of exhibitions in 12 galleries and amazing films in the nation's largest IMAX Dome Theater with a screen 88 feet in diameter. Exhibitions include interactive...
    City: Jersey City
    80 Grand St. Jersey City, NJ 07302
    Since its founding in 1980, The Museum of Russian Art (MoRA) has been paramount to the introduction of Russian art to American audiences. With its core collection largely culled from human rights...
    City: Jersey City
    Kennedy Blvd. & Manhattan Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07307
    This Soldiers & Sailors Monument is a full-length figure of a World War I soldier, wearing a uniform and hat. His left arm is outstretched holding a rifle. In his right hand ,he holds a grenade...
    City: Jersey City
    1 Audrey Zapp Dr. Jersey City, NJ 07302
    Lady Liberty resides in all her glory on Liberty Island, which is open to the public. Visitors will be offered a special insiders' view of the engineering marvels that created the statue. ...