448 Route 206 South
Newton, NJ 07860
Phone: (973) 383-3922
Fax: (973) 579-5683
Arts & Museums
Gallery of fine arts and crafts by local artists.
Situated in a house that dates back to 1915, this museum includes period furnishings, artifacts, memorabilia, photographs, a genealogy library, and many other historical objects and resources.
The Space Farms Zoo and Museum welcome all to experience the history and nature here. Along with the wild side, one can enjoy the educational programs conducted for all ages. With over 100 acres of land with a serene atmosphere for play and picnics, this place is a great family site, and features the zoo and museums which create a great adventure and memorable experience.
Walk through an authentic bark house and back into time to see tomahawks, war bonnets, and a 150-year-old scalp at this museum that follows the history of the Delaware Indians. This museum's claim to fame is that it is the only one in the Northeast devoted to the Delaware tribe; displays trace the history of man in Northeastern Pennsylvania from 10,500 B.C. through 1776. Displays of ancient artifacts make the cassette-guided tour fascinating for kids and adults alike. The gift shop on-site features many native craft items including pottery, jewelry and leather goods. Also on premises is an excellent library of Indian history and bookstore.
This fine arts gallery hosts a variety of changing exhibits that showcase works of contemporary American art.
The Morristow National Historic Park, encompasses three sites, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Ford Mansion was the winter quarters of George Washington, and adjacent to it is the museum open for tourists. The Fort Nonsense on the hilltop was the place of the signal fire, while the Jockey Hollow was the campsite of the Continental Army. Morristown was known as the military capital of the American Revolutionary War.
This museum features a collection of American and English decorative arts and a Thomas Nast collection, as well as offering an array of changing exhibits.
A great collection of art is featured at this gallery that also offers custom framing services.
Driebe Freight Station is a restored 1882 freight station of the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad. The museum houses a working train display, industrial exhibits, a general store, and a gift shop. A 1923 Chestnut Ridge Railroad caboose contains railroad memorabilia from the local rail lines.
The Butler Museum is ably operated by the iconic Butler Historical Society. It earlier stood as a railroad station known as the New York Susquehanna and Western Railroad Station. It was constructed in 1872. The museum site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The entire station museum site is spread over 1.2 acres (0.49 hectares) of area. It primarily focuses on the borough's social, cultural and industrial history through its collections. The structuring depicts the Stick/Eastlake style of architecture.
Built by Colonel Jacob Stroud in 1795, this museum features Stroud room, Victorian parlor, tool and weapon room, an early bedrooom, an antique toy room, a textile room, an extensive collection of Native American artifacts, and a colonial kitchen. One hour tours are offered at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.
Whether it is arts, science or theater that interests you, the Morris Museum has something for everyone. The visual and performing arts are given top place as can be seen by the innovative exhibitions, performances, recitals and concerts that are always on. Those with an interest in the natural sciences are not disappointed either with the interactive, fun exhibits. Known to have an enriching educational program, this museum also organizes events for kids and adults so check website for more details on those.