How To Get Here: Accessible Transportation
NJ TRANSIT BUS:
Lift equipped buses service all local routes. The operator will assist you with all securements and seat belts as requested. Commuter routes also have lift-equipped buses available. You may make a reservation, but it is not required. Call the Transit Information Center at (800) 772-2222/(800) 772-2287 (TT) for more information.
NJ TRANSIT RAIL:
Trains arrive and depart Newark’s Penn Station and Broad Street Station on a convenient schedule. From either station, you can take the Newark Light Rail to the Historical Society. Call the Transit Information Center for more information. (800) 772-2222.
NJ Transit’s Paratransit service. Access Link provides transportation for people whose disabilities prevent them from using existing bus service or when accessible service is not available. Individuals should call to determine their eligibility. (800) 955-2321/ TT (800) 955-6765.
The PATH Yellow Line leaves Manhattan from 33rd Street and makes stops at 23rd Street, 14th Street, Christopher Street, Hoboken, Pavonia-Newport, Grove Street, and Journal Square stations. The Red Line leaves Manhattan from World Trade Center and makes stops at Exchange Place, Grove Street, Journal Square, Harrison, and Newark’s Penn Station. From Newark’s Penn Station, take the Newark Light Rail or walk just five short blocks to the Historical Society. Call (800) 243-PATH or visit www.panynj.gov for more information.
THE NEWARK LIGHT RAIL:
The Newark Light Rail operates between Newark Penn and Broad Street Stations and the downtown cultural district. For just $1.35, enjoy a safe and comfortable ride to Center Street Station, just 1 and 1-½ blocks from the Historical Society. For more information, visit www.njtransit.com/nlr.
Wheelchair accessible parking is available for a fee in Military Park Underground Garage. Enter off Center Street or Park Place. Visitors can be dropped off at either end of Park Place for ramp access to the sidewalk.