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Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton

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Art Museum Museum
Part of one of the nation's most prestigious academic institutions, Princeton University Art Museum displays an array of works ranging from antique sculptures and mosaics to modern photography and contemporary pieces. Visit the free museum and explore its collection of more than 90,000 pieces of artwork laid out in a multitude of exhibits and themed sections. Wander the halls and admire ancient Greek bronze sculptures, Roman mosaics, medieval stained glass, paintings from Renaissance greats, Chinese calligraphy, and more. Afterward, swing by the gift shop to pick up a print or souvenir inspired by one of the museum's famous works. Be sure to check the museum website for information about its frequent temporary exhibits. Princeton University Art Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Princeton Edition.
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  • I had no idea Princeton had such an amazing collection! This was our first visit so we tried to get the lay of the land by strolling through the whole place. Next visit we will focus on one small area...  more »
  • While visiting Princeton it is worth stopping by the Art Museum. It is a small museum but well organized with many sections. In addition to the permanent collection they often have exhibits with a spe...  more »
  • This is a FABULOUS museum with many artifacts and art exhibits appropriate for all ages! It really has a phenomenal collection. While it's a smaller museum it certain is captivating. The donation requ...  more »
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  • A hidden gem in Princeton. If you have spare time, definitely pass through, even if you have gone before as they keep changing it up. If you are looking to kill any period of time, it's a good stop. They have some guided tours for free which are pretty good
  • A must see in Princetom! This museum is a five minute walk away from Nassau St., housed in Princeton's McCormick Hall. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. There are extended hours on Thursdays. If you come on a Sunday, meters are free on Nassau St. The museum has an impressive collection of European art, Byzantine art, and Greek vases. Scattered within mix are a few famous names like Monet, Degas, and Picasso. My favorite section was the contemporary artwork, although it was small. Plan to spend a couple hours here!
  • Impressive collection of art within Princeton University. Took a docent tour and thoroughly enjoyed their presentation.
  • Great exhibits-- excellent inspiration! It was a really great day at the museum, everyone was very friendly! They have fold up chairs, you can use while you're there, to sit in front of something you want to draw...My boyfriend brought his younger siblings with us, and they loved it too!:) We'll be back soon!
  • Small, but great! Free admission, they just ask for a donation at the door. Free lockers are available if you would like to check your bags. Wide variety of art.