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Ebb and Flow: New Jersey and Its Rivers

Send the Word: New Jersey During the Great War

The Long March Home: An American Soldier’s Life as a Nazi Slave Laborer

“Meet Me under Bamberger’s Clock”: A Celebration of the Life and Contributions of Louis Bamberger

Firehouses of Newark: A Photographic Exhibit

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Due to the state of emergency concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the New Jersey Historical Society will be closed until further notice.  NJHS is taking every precaution necessary to protect the safety of our visitors, staff and community as we adhere to the recommendations put forth by the CDC.

A Special Message in Support of Racial Justice

Military Park History Tour

Tours start at The New Jersey Historical Society building every Friday and Saturday from May through November except on holiday closings and inclement weather.

Education Programs

All school groups, after school programs and child care center are welcome. E-mail the Education department if you are interested in scheduling a group or with any questions about our programs at

New Exhibit

The Long March Home: An American Soldier’s Life as a Nazi Slave Laborer. 

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Admission to the museum is $3.00 per person.
Admission to the library is $5.00 per person.

Members always free with Membership Card.


Museum Hours
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday – Saturday

Library Hours
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Tuesday- Saturday
Please schedule an appointment

The New Jersey Historical Society

52 Park Place
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 596-8500
Fax: (973) 596-6957


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