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The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University is one of the largest and most distinguished university-based museums in the country. It collects, preserves, researches, and exhibits world-class works of art to provide the university community and diverse regional, national, and international audiences with direct experience of the visual arts. Scholarly activities make art intellectually accessible through exhibitions, publications, and educational programs.
The Zimmerli is located at 71 Hamilton Street at George Street on the College Avenue Campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Tuesdays through Fridays: 10am to 4:30pm
Saturdays and Sundays: Noon to 5pm
First Tuesdays of the month: 10am to 9pm
The museum is closed Mondays, major holidays, and in August.
The museum is closed January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday, December 24 after 2pm, and December 25.
Admission is FREE to all.
The Zimmerli is a short walk from the NJ Transit New Brunswick train station, midway between New York City and Philadelphia. Once you leave the station, just walk one block north on College Avenue to Hamilton Street. Then walk one block east to get to the museum.
New Jersey Turnpike North or South
Garden State Parkway South, coming from northern New Jersey
Garden State Parkway North, coming from southern New Jersey
Route 1 North or South
Route 18 North
Proceed north on Route 18 past exit for "Route 27" and take the exit marked "George Street - Rutgers University" (approximately 2.6 miles from Turnpike). Note: This is the second George Street exit.
Route 287 North or South
Metered parking is available on adjacent streets; additional paid parking is available in the Gateway Center Parking Garage. Parking for the disabled is available in front of the museum.
There are several additional paid parking decks in New Brunswick not far from the museum. You can find more information about locations and pricing on the New Brunswick Parking Authority website.