Arts and Cultural
City Without Walls
The oldest not-for-profit gallery in Newark is an alternative, urban gallery for emerging art.
The largest museum in New Jersey holds fine collections of American art, decorative arts, contemporary art, and the arts of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the ancient world.
Newark Symphony Hall
New Jersey's oldest and largest showcase for the arts, education and entertainment enjoys a rich and cultural history and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
New Jersey Historical Society
Housed in the former headquarters of the Essex Club and on the National Register of Historic Places, this facility pays homage to the rich and intricate social, cultural and economic history of New Jersey.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Home to the Grammy Award-winning New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and one of the largest performing arts centers in the U.S., this outstanding facility continues to serve as a model for world-class programming and audience diversity, and offers one of the largest arts education programs by a performing arts center in the nation.
The Jewish Museum of New Jersey
Open since 2007, this historic building is housed in the longest continually operating synagogue in the city and pays tribute to the Jewish community with photographs, paintings, artifacts, music and more.
Points of Interest
Branch Brook Park
The oldest county park in the U.S. is on the National Register of Historic Places and features 360 acres of vast lawns, miles of streams, pools and lakes, and is home to more than 4,300 cherry blossom trees.
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The fifth-largest cathedral in North America is a stunning example of the French-Gothic style and is known for its magnificent stained glass windows and regular schedule of concerts.
Great Swamp National Wildlife Reserve
Home to more than 244 species of birds, this 7,768-acre refuge features varied habitats, and a diversity of flora and fauna.
Liberty Science Center
With more than 300,000 square feet of exhibit space, this interactive science museum and learning center features the largest exhibition on the subject of skyscrapers in the world, the largest IMAX Dome theater in the U.S. and much more.
Liberty State Park
A green oasis in the center of metro northern New Jersey, one of the state's most dramatic parks offers breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, as well as miles of beautiful walkways for hiking, biking, jogging and more.
Newark Downtown District
With more than 75 entries on the National Register of Historic Places, colorful and diverse neighborhoods, art galleries and museums, shopping and dining, the Newark Downtown District offers a host of activities for visitors.
Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall
New Jersey's largest outlet mall features more than 200 retailers, entertainment, dining, and more.
Secaucus Outlet Center/Harmon Cove Outlet Center
Featuring both an enclosed mall and exterior outlet shops, this center features more than 100 retailers, dining and more.
Sports and Entertainment
Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium
This 6,200-seat stadium is home to the Can-Am league's Newark Bears, an American professional baseball team.
Located in the Meadowlands Sports Complex, this 20,000-seat, multi-purpose arena features sporting events, concerts, shows, events and more.
Madison Square Garden
Located on top of New York's Penn Station, this legendary multi-purpose facility is home of the New York Rangers of the NHL, the New York Knicks of the NBA, and the New York Liberty of the WNBA, and hosts approximately 320 events a year.
Popularly known as "The Big M," this one-mile horse racing track is located in the Meadowlands Sports Complex and hosts both thoroughbred and harness racing.
Located in the Meadowlands Sports Complex, this stadium is home of the New York Giants and New York Jets of the National Football League and is the only NFL stadium in the U.S. that is shared by two teams.
Located in the heart of Newark's business district, this striking new multi-purpose center is home to the NHL's New Jersey Devils hockey team, the NCAA's Seton Hall Pirates men's basketball team and more than 200 events per year.
- Anheuser-Busch Brewery
- Bayonne Cruise Port
- Cape Liberty Cruise Port
- Ernst and Young
- Essex County College
- Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Maersk Sealand
- Merck & Co.
- New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
- Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
- Novartis Pharmaceutical
- Port Newark Marine Terminal
- Prudential Financial
- Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG)
- Rutgers University - Newark
- Saint Michael's Medical Center
- Seton Hall University School of Law
- The University Hospital
- University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey