Attractions in Princeton, NJ
Amongst the other various things to do, Princeton features several key attractions for both residents and visitors to keep themselves entertained. These, combined with the local and regional events, restaurants and shopping make Princeton and the surrounding region an inviting place to live.
Founded in 1882, the Princeton University Art Museum is part of the world-famous Ivy League college and is a premier museum of the arts in the northeast. This museum is home to collections that contain more than 72,000 works from cultures around the world including Mediterranean, Western European, Chinese, Western American and Latin American. These works vary in periods from contemporary and modern to ancient Byzantine and ancient American, and take different forms including photography, prints, drawings and sculptures.
With a legacy that predates the creation of America as a country, Princeton is a hotbed of historic sites. These sites include Morven Museum and Garden, Bainbridge House, Drumthwacket, Princeton Battlefield State Park and Rockingham Historic Site.