Operating Hours

 


Day Open Closed
Monday Now Open Mondays June 30 thru Sept 1st! 10AM
5PM
Tuesday 10AM 5PM
Wednesday 10AM 5PM
Thursday 10AM 5PM
Friday 10AM 5PM
Saturday 10AM 5PM
Sunday 10AM 5PM


Admission is $9.99 plus tax for adults and $11.99 + tax for each child.  Babies under 1 are free. Group rates are available.All fees and hours are subject to change without notice.

 

CLOSED, Friday, JULY 4th 2014!

nostrollersSorry! No strollers allowed in the museum.

Plan Your Visit

 

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The New Jersey Children's Museum is located at 599 Valley Health Plaza in Paramus, NJ. The museum is off Winters Ave. between the Fashion Center Mall and the Paramus Park Mall. Weekday mornings may be busy due to group visitation. Please call ahead to confirm and for further information. PHONE: 201-262-5151 x10 for information EMAIL: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

NEW! GIFT CERTIFICATES NOW AVAILABLE!

Gift Certificates make a great gift for any family. Gift Certificates can be purchased in any amount and are good for one year. Gift Certificates can be purchased in person or by phone. Mastercard/Visa accepted.
Call 201-262-2638x13

 

HOURS:

Day Open Closed

Monday 10am 5pm
Tuesday 10AM 5PM
Wednesday 10AM 5PM
Thursday 10AM 5PM
Friday 10AM 5PM
Saturday 10AM 5PM
Sunday 10AM 5PM

 

ADMISSION:

$9.99 plus tax for adults and $11.99 for children. Babies under 1 are free. Group rates are available. All fees and hours are subject to change without notice.

DIRECTIONS TO THE NEW JERSEY CHILDREN'S MUSEUM:


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FROM ROUTE 17 NORTH:

After passing Toys ‘R Us store in the Fashion Center Mall, take the “Oradell” exit (between Signature Leather store and Fireplace Restaurant). This is Ridgewood Avenue. Go to the 3rd traffic light and make right turn onto Winters Avenue. Go 1/4 mile and make first right onto Valley Health Plaza (right after you pass the Valley Hospital’s red brick building on the right side). The museum is the second building on the right side. The entrance and parking lot are at the rear of the building.

FROM ROUTE 17 SOUTH:

Take “Ridgewood Avenue - Oradell” exit from Route 17 South. Go up ramp and bear right. Stay on Ridgewood Avenue until you reach the third traffic light. Follow the directions above.

The museum is the second building on the right. The entrance is at the rear of the building, facing Rt. 17.

FROM THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY:

Take exit 165 "Ridgewood Avenue" and follow signs towards Ridgewood.
At the second traffic light, make a left onto Winters Avenue.
Follow the directions above.

FROM TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE:

Take Route 87 North to the Garden State Parkway South and follow directions above.

FROM NEW YORK CITY

Take the George Washington Bridge to Route 4 West.
Go ten miles to Route 17 North. The Ridgewood Avenue exit is 3.5 miles from Route 4.
Follow the directions from Route 17 above.

FROM POINTS WEST:

Take Route 80 to The Garden State Parkway North, then follow directions above.

PARKING:

There is plenty of free parking immediately adjacent to the entrance.

FOOD:

No food is available at the museum but a wide range of family restaurants are nearby. There are no picnic areas. Lunchrooms are for school groups and parties only.
You can have your hand-stamped if you would like to leave to get something to eat and return. A food map is available at the Front Desk.

LOCAL RESTAURANTS:

  • AppleBee's- The Fashion Center Mall-Paramus, NJ 201-447-8813
  • The Fireplace Restauarant- 718 State Hwy No.17 Paramus, NJ 201-444-2362
  • Savino's Pizzeria - 285 Oradell Ave. Paramus, NJ 201-265-3888
  • Paramus Park Mall Food Court - Paramus, NJ 201-261-8000
  • Boston Market- Paramus, NJ 201-445-6633
  • Charlie Brown's - Linwood Ave. Washington Twp. - 201-666-3080
 
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