New Jersey, known as “The Garden State,” has plenty of scenic beauty, from rolling hills and idyllic farmland to white sandy beaches. But the indoors has a lot to offer as well.
Museums that explore the past and present make ideal places for group travel. Here are 11 suggestions that might be worth incorporating into your next itinerary:
Museum of American Glass at WheatonArts, Millville. The collection, with over 7,000 objects on display, is the most comprehensive exhibit of American glass in the world. The collection is arranged in chronological order beginning with glass from the first successful glass factory in America dating from 1739, to contemporary art glass. The sunlit galleries showcase early glass and bottles, paperweights, cut and engraved glass works, art nouveau, celebrated works by Dale Chihuly and other contemporary artists who work in glass, plus the world’s largest bottle. Specially designed tours and packages are available for collectors, adults and students. The museum presents changing displays and special exhibitions throughout the year.