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Trailside Nature & Science Center

452 New Providence Rd, Mountainside, NJ 07092-1409
+1 908-789-3670
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Great educational place for kids

We go to this center especially on bad weather day. It always provides an abundance of information... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Trotsky999
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Westfield, New Jersey
via mobile
A Nature Center like Disney Land

The first thing that blows your mind when you walk in the atrium is the GIGANTIC realistic 34 ft... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
r-j-infinity
,
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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“year round” (2 reviews)
“all ages” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
452 New Providence Rd, Mountainside, NJ 07092-1409
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+1 908-789-3670
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We go to this center especially on bad weather day. It always provides an abundance of information of all type about the area. Very interesting to read and explore the museum.

Thank Trotsky999
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

The first thing that blows your mind when you walk in the atrium is the GIGANTIC realistic 34 ft beach tree sculpture in the center that reaches high up to the glass ceiling 3 stories high and has branches reaching out and down all over...More

Thank r-j-infinity
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Always something fun going on at the Trailside. There are nature walks great parking ans special activities

Thank camiedelaney
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Trailside has great programs for families. It's a small center with a lot to offer. The center can host birthday parties, which are fun for younger children. They do a great job at promoting their offerings, so many times there will be a line formed...More

Thank katemotz
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We live a few doors down, so are biased !but this place is a gem if you have little ones. Our daughter comes here almost daily for the museum, for classes or for special demonstrations. They have an excellent children's play room downstairs which is...More

Thank Airmax617
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

With exhibits that are viewer interactive, spectator only and hands on, this facility will allow the visitor to experience a variety of learning activities on many levels.

Thank mountainside
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Don't miss this state-of-the-art facility. Lots to learn in this newer museum. They have great classes and training for all types and ages. Worth the trip. Rainy day, NP! it's indoors!

Thank PAM2014
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a nice, decent, educational and beautiful spot for young kids. It is located in Watchung Reservation, they offer all kinds of program year round.

Thank Grace W
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a good place to take the little kiddies to kill an afternoon, and there's no fee. It's small so you won't have to chase them too far when they wander off. My 3 year old twin nephews enjoyed it. We were in and...More

Thank SchatzieSummitNJ
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

this is the best place for kids and kids at heart and nature lovers it has a nite theater plenty of hand on displays a tee pee a huge fish tank observation window to watch birds and its free

Thank lds1331
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