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The Meadowlands Museum is operating with its regular opening hours:
Saturdays 10 - 4 p.m.
We look forward to your visit at the Museum
at 91 Crane Avenue, Rutherford, NJ .
The Meadowlands Museum is a non-profit, non-political center for the preservation and education of regional history. It is operated by a volunteer staff and volunteer Board of Trustees, and it welcomes the efforts of all who are committed to discovering and preserving the unbiased history of New Jersey's Meadowlands region, and helping to tell our multi-facetted story.
Original Artwork of
Historic Rutherford and the Meadowlands
Last day - January 21, 2023
Thirty-one original paintings and drawings have been pulled from the Meadowlands Museum's archives for a special artwork display. Some of these works of art have never been publicly displayed before. Each of them highlight either historic buildings of Rutherford, or images of the Meadowlands before modern development.
Upcoming Black History Month Exhibit
Opening February 4, 2023
The History of the Black Community in Rutherford and the Meadowlands Area
From Edison's Phonograph to Streaming:
The History of Music and Sound Playing and Recording Devices
New Jersey's Role in its Beginnings.
From Edison's wax cylinder record, to flat disc records and record players, to radios, to stereo systems with speakers, to reel to reel tape recorders, to cassette tapes and compact discs and MP3 players, to smart phones with wireless headphones, to streaming technology - this exhibit traces the history of sound equipment. Come see the memories of your listening history, and what things looked like before you started listening to recorded sound.
Zoom Historic Speaker Series
Next Talk - January 26th
Michael Corcoran will be talking about the Historical Architectural Styles of the Berry House, aka the Meadowlands Museum
As a non-profit organization we rely on the generosity of those who can help support our mission.
We encourage all who can to give through either Amazonsmile.com or our GoFundMe site
Please help support our Go Fund Me campaign with funds going to support the exterior repairs of our historic building. These repairs are not covered under other available grants.
The Meadowlands Museum is registered as a non-profit organization that your Amazon purchases can help support. Log into Amazonsmile.com to make your purchases, link to the Meadowlands Museum as your favorded charity, and Amazon will contribute a percentage of it's profits from your purchases to the Museum, at no cost to you.
Funding of the Meadowlands Museum is also supported in part through grant funds administered by the Bergen County Division of
Cultural and Historic Affairs, Department of Parks, through a General Operating Support grant from the New
Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.
The Meadowlands Museum is proud to be the recipient of a 2020 COVID-19 Response Grant from the NJ Council for the Humanities, which was made available through the CARES Act funding that was allocated through the NEH. This Grant covers some of the Museum's General Operating Expenses during this time of the COVID -19 pandemic.
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Thanks to Our Sponsors
Rutherford Woman's Club
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