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Hoboken Historical Museum

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Address: 1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone Number: +1 201-656-2240
13:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Thu 14:00 - 19:00
Fri 13:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 17:00

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Very interesting and free

A lecture about black people and ww1 and how they were treated. Free admission. Excellent lecture very well delivered and the message was clear - blacks got a raw deal in ww1 and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lecture about black people and ww1 and how they were treated. Free admission. Excellent lecture very well delivered and the message was clear - blacks got a raw deal in ww1 and particularly from general Pershing!

Thank keithcairns
Kutztown, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

A block from the riverfront promenade, this place will give you a sense of the rich history of Hoboken. I'd also visit the library at Steven's Institute a short walk away for info on the Steven's family contributions to the city.

Thank kevinmpa
New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the Hoboken Museum to view the current display of Frank Sinatra memorabilia and listen to recordings and watch films on screen and tv. Interesting place. Also some nice souvenirs for sale. The place is small but worth a visit. There is a request for admission fee / donation at entrance. There is a current arrangement that if you park... More 

Thank Trailblazer07
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Chock full of local history. Pictures and artifacts. Small donation requested. Curator very friendly and informative. Constantly changing. I should go more often.

Thank Joelle S
Hebron, lsrael
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

The Hoboken Historical Museum has a historical exhibit, but it was all in storage when this reviewer was there, replaced with an exhibit on native boy Francis "Frank" Sinatra. This was interesting enough, with a large collection of original posters for many of his terrific motion pictures, many of which are non-musical, and all very enjoyable - this reviewer was... More 

Thank Dave S
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

We went here to see the Frank Sinatra exhibit. It was interesting:) This is a very small museum, focusing on all things "Hoboken". The staff is very nice, the admission price is very low, and if you are in the area, why not take some time to look around here?

Thank LetterioZ
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Three of us visited on Thursday afternoon. And we all enjoyed it. The museum is a small space, with an upstairs art gallery. Currently (January 2016), it is featuring an exhibit in honor of Frank SInatra's centennial. There are a number of photo exhibits, each highlighting a part of SInatra's life (his early days in Hoboken, his radio work, films,... More 

Thank Flushing G
Hoboken, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

While it is small, there's a wealth of information here and a staff of helpful, friendly, and knowledgable people. They have a number of "photo albums" with old images of the area (lots of photos of Stevens, the waterfront, the old shipping piers, etc), that you can flip through. I was able to spot my apartment building in an old... More 

Thank Elby23
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

I visited the frank Sinatra exhibition that is currently running here (until summer 2016) and thought it was excellent. The exhibition has been really well put together, chronicling Sinatra's early years growing up in Hoboken right the way through his stellar career to his final days. The museum has mad excellent use of a small space, mixing audio and visual... More 

Thank Mogs1983
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

Wonderful activity for both children and their parents. The people who work/volunteer for the museum are extremely friendly and helpful. They are really engaged and proud of being there. Thank you so much.

Thank Maine3080

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