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Sunday, October 19 travel advisory. Street closings from 9am - 1pm

 

Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102 

Newark's Downtown/Arts District
3 blocks from NJPAC

General Information: (973) 596-6550


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By Car


Via NJ Turnpike

  • New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 15W.
  • Exit 15W to I-280 West.
  • Take Exit 15A toward Broad Street.
  • Turn left onto Broad Street.
  • Stay to the right.
  • Turn right onto Washington Place.
  • Turn left onto Halsey Street.
  • Turn right onto Central Avenue
  • Turn right onto Washington Street. (crossing immediately to the left)
  • Quickly turn left into Museum parking lot.
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Driving from the East - From the Lincoln Tunnel

  • Lincoln Tunnel to New Jersey Turnpike South.
  • Exit 15W to I-280 West.
  • Take Exit 15A toward Broad Street.
  • Turn left onto Broad Street.
  • Stay to the right.
  • Turn right onto Washington Place.
  • Turn left onto Halsey Street.
  • Turn right onto Central Avenue
  • Turn right onto Washington Street. (crossing immediately to the left)
  • Quickly turn left into Museum parking lot.


Driving from the East - From the Holland Tunnel

  • Holland Tunnel to New Jersey Turnpike North.
  • Exit 15W to I-280 West.
  • Take Exit 15A toward Broad Street
  • Turn left onto Broad Street.
  • Stay to the right.
  • Pass Central Avenue
  • Make the third right onto Raymond Blvd.
  • Turn right onto Washington Street . (stay to the left)
  • Continue five blocks on Washington Street
  • Pass Central Avenue and quickly turn left into Museum parking lot.

    Driving from the North or South via The Garden State Parkway
  • Garden State Parkway, Exit 145 to Route 280 East.
  • Bear right following signs for Newark/Harrison, Downtown Arts District, Exit 15.
  • Take Exit 15.
  • At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Route 21 South.
  • Continue past Bridge Street, Lombardy Street, Fulton Street, Rector Street and Center Street.
  • Turn right onto Raymond Boulevard.
  • Continue on Raymond Boulevard past Broad Street.
  • Turn right onto Washington Street. (stay to the left)
  • Continue on Washington Street four blocks.
  • Pass Central Avenue and quickly turn left into Museum parking lot.

    Driving via Route 78
  • Take Route 78 Local lanes following signs to 1-9 South to 21 North.
  • Take Exit 57 - Route 21 North.
  • Take Route 21 North and stay to the right following the Broad Street exit only sign.
  • On Broad Street, travel 1 mile through 11 traffic lights.
  • Turn left onto William Street. (1st  left after Hill Street)
  • Turn right onto Washington Street (2 blocks).
  • Continue on Washington Street past Market Street and Raymond Blvd.
  • Turn left into Museum parking lot immediately after Central Avenue
    (6 blocks past Raymond Blvd).


Driving from the West - via Route 280

  • Route 280 East.
  • Bear right following signs for Newark/Harrison, Downtown Arts District, Exit 15.
  • Take Exit 15.
  • At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Route 21 South.
  • Continue past Bridge Street, Lombardy Street, Fulton Street, Rector Street and Center Street.
  • Turn right onto Raymond Boulevard.
  • Continue on Raymond Boulevard past Broad Street.
  • Turn right onto Washington Street. (stay to the left)
  • Continue on Washington Street four blocks.
  • Pass Central Avenue and quickly turn left into Museum parking lot.

    Driving from the Newark Airport
  • Follow signs for 1-9 Newark-Elizabeth. Stay left.
  • Route 1-9 North to Route 21 North, following signs for 21 North Newark Downtown Exit only.
  • Take Route 21 North and stay to the right following the Broad Street exit only sign.
  • On Broad Street, travel 1 mile through 11 traffic lights.
  • Turn left onto William Street. (1st  left after Hill Street)
  • Turn right onto Washington Street (2 blocks).
  • Continue on Washington Street past Market Street and Raymond Blvd.
  • Turn left into Museum parking lot immediately after Central Avenue
    (6 blocks past Raymond Blvd).


Additional Directions  

For more information about getting to The Newark Museum, visit Google Maps
Note: The Newark Museum is not responsible for any Google Map errors.
 

 



 


By Public Transportation 



Train 
NJ Transit trains go to Newark Penn Station and Broad Street Station.

PATH trains go to Newark Penn Station.


From Penn Station - The Newark Light Rail connects Penn Station to the Broad Street Station.  There are two options for taking the Light Rail to the Museum:

1) Take the Light Rail to the Broad Street Stop.  Next, transfer to the Light Rail that takes you to the Washington Park stop. The Museum is located across the Park on Washington Street.


(or)

2) Take the Light Rail to the Atlantic Street Stop.  Exit to your right.  Walk past the parking garage on your left toward Lombardy Street.  Make a right onto Lombardy Street.  Walk toward Broad Street and cross over to Washington Park.  The Museum is located across the Park on Washington Street.

Note: The Light Rail operates every 10 minutes during rush hour, every 15 minutes during non-peak hours and every 30 minutes on weekends and major holidays.


printable map of the Newark Light Rail (PDF)



Bus
NJ Transit buses go to Newark Penn Station.
From Newark Penn Station–Transit Bus #'s 11, 28, 29, 44 & 72.

From Broad St. Station–#13 or #27 to Broad St./Washington Pl. (Walk 2 blocks along park to Museum). 

For additional information, fares and schedules:
NJ Transit: 973-762-5100; 973-275-5555, http://www.njtransit.com
PATH: 1-800-234-PATH, http://www.panynj.gov/path/index.html
NJ Transit buses: 1-800-626-RIDE,
http://www.njtransit.com/sf/sf_servlet.srv?hdnPageAction=BusTo
AMTRAK: 1-800-USA-RAIL, http://www.amtrak.com/

Additional Directions  

For more information about getting to the Newark Museum, visit Google Maps 

 

 

Parking
Attended on-site parking, provided by Central Parking, an independent operator, is available (for a nominal fee) in the Museum parking lot, with entrances located at Washington St. and Central Ave.
NOTE: Visitors may be required to leave their car keys with the Parking Attendants. 

*Subject to availability. Additional parking for special events is available in the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Parking Lot ( University Ave. and James St. ) or the Edison Parking Lots ( Central Ave. between Washington and Broad St .)

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