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Visited for the Tuesday After Hours

This Museum has a great collection. They do an "After Hours" on the first Tuesday every month I... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Edison, New Jersey
Awesome collection!

We have had. Family membership here for years. They have a wonderful collection of Russian art... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Flemington, New Jersey
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This Museum has a great collection. They do an "After Hours" on the first Tuesday every month I believe w/ a jazz band, free refreshments and a tour. It makes for a wonderful evening out.

Thank HM2011
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I love the surprises and hidden gems in the art museums that are not on the beaten track. This is the case with the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. It’s strong points are the collection of Russian and subversive art from...More

1  Thank dromasca
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We have had. Family membership here for years. They have a wonderful collection of Russian art, among other things, my kids have taken classes here that were fabulous. I highly recommend the summer camps and classes for kids!

Thank Theresa_Jason
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We only spent about an hour, not long enough to see the entire museum. But, since it was free, we didn't worry about entering an hour before closing. They have a lot of Russian art. I would say I learned a lot about the rise...More

Thank ModerationForMe
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The paintings here are very nice. I love to look at them every time I come here. The floors in the place are always clean. It has never been dirty when I came. One problem. The staff. Of course, in any museum, people should never...More

Thank Matan O
Reviewed 4 March 2018

American art, Russian art ,Carved in stone. lots to see in a well lit quiet space. the time slipped away. it was a rainy Sunday that turned out well. bring comfortable shoes. the price FREE. great way to spend an afternoon .

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

. . . Your effort is rewarded because the Zimmerli is a wonderful university-based museum. So, don't be deterred by the difficulty of getting a nearby place to park or by the exterior of the building which gives the impression that it is a small...More

1  Thank TeamMan
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Best to come on weekend or when school is on holiday: easier to get parking on the street. Admission is free to all! Exhibits are well-documented and informative and easy to access.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I was born in Santa Monica California and went home to Venice California 64 years and 7 months ago. La Cabana' Mexican restaurant at Rose and Lincoln Blvd. came to Venice about 45 years ago. It is the best Mexican food on the west side...More

Thank V8062FSsheilas
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Zimmerli is a great place to take your students if you are a teacher, not just an art teacher, but any teacher. You can fit the museum into almost any subject. It is educational with all kinds of art programs for all ages. The...More

Thank jbrowning4
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