Attractions in Newark, NJ (showing 11 - 16 out of 16)
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071directionsDirections
Feast upon a delightful four-course meal, which you shall eat like royalty. Medieval royalty, that is, which means with your hands. Children and children at heart will love the Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, an attraction where the whole family can enjoy a unique twist on dinner and a show. Cheer for your knight as he fights with and against other knights, both on foot and on horseback.
Montclair Art Museum
Montclair, NJ 07042directionsDirections
View more than 12,000 works of art at the Montclair Art Museum, one of the only museums in the US dedicated to American and Native American art and artifacts. This distinctive collection includes paintings, prints, drawings, photographs and sculptures from way back in the 18th century up to today.
Newark, NJ 07102directionsDirections
See everything from ancient Asian artifacts to contemporary African art at the Newark Museum. Known for its huge collection of art attractions from Asia, Africa, the Americas and the ancient world, the largest museum in New Jersey also doubles as a natural science museum. Little ones will especially love exploring the Memorial Garden behind the museum, as well as the small Fire Museum.
Pole Position Raceway
Jersey City, NJ 07305directionsDirections
Give family time a slightly competitive edge at Pole Position Raceway, an indoor go-kart racing attraction in Jersey City. This huge indoor track features two quarter-mile tracks and adult karts that can go all the way up to 45 mph. Kid’s karts, of course, are also available. Race each other or team up to beat your opponents on these fun, winding racetracks.
The Hermitage House
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423directionsDirections
Walk the halls where the first president, George Washington, once roamed. The Hermitage House, a National Historic Landmark and museum, consists of a preserved and restored stone house from 1763. This lovely home features several stunning Gothic Revival architectural details, from the diamond-paned windows to the high Tudor arches and gabled roof, as well as a collection of period furniture, clothing, accessories and other attractions on display.
Turtle Back Zoo
West Orange, NJ 07052directionsDirections
Bring your wild things out to see the really wild things at the Turtle Back Zoo, the #1 zoo in New Jersey. Over 700 animals call this 20-acre zoo home. Discover all sorts of new creatures as you explore, like the Filipino flying foxes. Little ones will love attractions like the train ride, carousel and playground, not to mention the petting zoo, reptile house and aquarium!