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Every Visit is an Educational One

This is a very lovely Museum located on the Rutgers University, College Avenue Campus, and is much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TheExplorerFamily
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Somerset, New Jersey
Great University art collection.

Always something new at Zimmerli. Checfk out their website for special events. Lots of the... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
elk2370bruce
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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very lovely Museum located on the Rutgers University, College Avenue Campus, and is much bigger on the inside than it looks from the outside. Every time we have come, there is a different exhibition. The building with its brick façade is pretty...More

Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Always something new at Zimmerli. Checfk out their website for special events. Lots of the activity involve the Art History majors. The museum is located on the college avenue green across from the historic Old Queens quad.

Thank elk2370bruce
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had an event and it was held in the middle of one of the exposition rooms. It's Not a big exhibit but it does have a variety of Paintings and sculptures from American, European and Russian artists. For art lovers it's a good stop

Thank Juancho D
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We really enjoyed Reflections, reading the stories behind the photographs was fascinating! We also loved Guerilla. Weren't into the Soviet collection if you are interested in that keep in mind it's pretty big and time consuming. Though the museum is not big some of the...More

Thank sharonytweety
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The permanent collection can be viewed in a single visit, but they get special exhibits well worth seeing. (For example, they had Goya's "Los Caprichos" a few years ago.)

Thank Evelyn L
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Zimmerli Art Museum is a small, but excellently curated university art museum; apart from its eclectic holdings it also features various events such as concerts and lectures, most if not all free to the public. Definitely check it out if you are in town!

Thank poldi2
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Zimmerli has a very large collection of Soviet era art both propagandist and non conformist. While it is interesting it too much of a good thing. The remaining collection is good but not great. So if that's your thing this is your place. Otherwise...More

Thank guitarmannewjersey
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I certainly didn't expect to find Soviet propaganda *plates* and Nonconformist art in a small university museum in NJ. This museum is marvelous AND free-- a double dip. Just about worth a visit to Rutgers for this museum's collection alone.

Thank Russell S
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Art classes for the publIc. First Tuesday of month events: live music and docent-led tours of current exhibitions. Extensive collection of post-modern Soviet art.

Thank vwgates
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Rutgers is an excellent college, over 250 years old now....the museum is good. Is it worth making an out of way trip here...no, but if visiting your child in college, or friend, this place is a lovely way to spend an hour ...for free. Some...More

Thank Michael A
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