New Jersey Historical Society

52 Park Pl.
Newark, NJ 07102- Map It
Phone: (973) 596-8500

AAA Editor Notes

New Jersey Historical Society is at 52 Park Pl. in Military Park. The Georgian-style building houses the society's historical collections, which were established in 1845. Among the displays are original land grants, prints and decorative arts, and furniture. Among the 32,000-plus items are a turn-of-the-20th-century woman's bathing suit, a teapot from the mid-1700s and a vintage baseball glove. Visitors also can browse the historic publications in the society's reference and research library.
Museum $3. Library $5.
Hours: Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10-5. Library open Tues.-Sat. noon-5. Reservations are required for the library. Allow 1 hour minimum.