Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton

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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. With our custom trip planner, Princeton attractions like Princeton University Art Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • just take a short walk from princeton station to get the museum, you'll see one of the finest museum in country exhibiting some collections around the globe. it's free to the public. there's some...  more »
  • Always enjoy the Art Museum. When I visit my daughter in Princeton we always go to the Princeton Museum. We have lunch then enjoy the beautiful art collection Princeton University has. We have been....  more »
  • Grandpa's Garage Studio 7 suggests to get over here and get happy. Colors are what allow us to enjoy our gift of vision. Light hits an object and the light is reflected back are the colors we experience, all the other colors are absorbed into the object (water). Maybe light and water are one in the same only tiny and yang. See what we can see to be true by mixing colors and having fun making art.
  • I really enjoy this small museum. Enough there to not overwhelm you in one visit, but also not too little that you would be bored. Many artists and eras represented. I plan on making some future sketching trips since we will be living close by.

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