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Museums and Attractions with Free Admission Today

January 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 29, 2020

New Jersey NJ United States
Free
Free Places to Visit in NJ

Help for parents, grandparents, and caregivers looking for where they can take kids for free today.

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10:00 am

Patcong Valley Railroad Train Show

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 19, 2020

Patcong Valley Model Railroad, 1315 US-40
Richland, NJ 08350 United States
Free
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Details about the Patcong Valley Railroad Train Show and open house happening for the holiday 2017-2018 season.

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1:00 pm

Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

One event on December 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Boardwalk
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
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$5

A Cape May tradition continues when roller skating begins at Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 20th.  Open roller skating is offered on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a Teen Skate from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Two sessions of Open skating will be offered on Saturdays and Sundays from 1...

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Free Admission Days at Proprietary House

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Wednesday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Proprietary House, 149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ United States
Free

Tours of the Museum every Wednesday and Sunday 1pm - 4pm  Completed in 1764, Proprietary House has served as a residence to New Jersey’s last Royal Governor, a stylish hotel, a private mansion, a retirement home, a boarding house, and now a museum. A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and...

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Ice Skating at Hamilton Mall with Elsa and Olaf

January 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on January 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, NJ 08330 United States
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$3

January 18th - January 20th Join Elsa and Olaf in Macy's Court for a Winter Wonderland Skate Party with colorful lights, great music, and a snow machine! $3 for 15 minutes or $10 for all day  January 18 | All Skate: 1PM-7PM Elsa & Olaf: 2PM-6PM January 19 | All Skate: 12PM-5PM Elsa & Olaf: 1PM-4PM January 20 | All Skate: 12PM-6PM Elsa & Olaf: 1PM-4PM

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1:30 pm

Connect with Nature at the Rancocas Nature Center

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocoas Road
WEstampton, NJ United States
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Free

Connect With Nature: Fun With Physics Sunday, January 19, 2020 ⋅ 1:30 – 3:30pm You'll think it is magic, but the principles of physics are in play. This indoor program is the perfect way to spend a winter Sunday afternoon (you can watch football later). Experiments are hands-on and a great learning experience for ages...

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Story Time at the Hoboken Fire Department Museum

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Hoboken Fire Department Museum, 213 Bloomfield St
Hoboken, NJ United States
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Free

Thanks to the generous support of the Hoboken Family Alliance, the Museum hosts a weekly Storytime program at the Fire Department Museum, at 213 Bloomfield St. We invite children between the ages of 2 and 5 years to join us downtown every Sunday at 1:30pm. Special guest readers from the Hoboken Public Library join us...

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2:00 pm

Young Biologist Workshop at Echo Hill

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Echo Hill, 42 Lilac Drive
Flemington, NJ United States
$3

Date: Sun, Jan 19, 2020 Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Location: Echo Hill (map) Category: Nature Programs & Trips Description Location: Echo Hill Ages: 6 through adult Cost: $3 It is a great time to be a young biologist! Discover what we can learn from skulls. Learn why teeth grow the way they do. Understand why animals have different...

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Edelman Planetarium Shows for Kids in South Jersey

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University, Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd
Glassboro, NJ 08028 United States
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$2

Details and schedule for the Edelman Planetarium shows for kids in South Jersey.

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4:00 pm

Roller Skating at Cape May Convention Hall

January 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 27, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 29, 2020

One event on December 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Boardwalk
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
+ Google Map
$5

A Cape May tradition continues when roller skating begins at Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, December 20th.  Open roller skating is offered on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a Teen Skate from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Two sessions of Open skating will be offered on Saturdays and Sundays from 1...

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4:30 pm

Medieval Times New Jersey DISCOUNT TICKETS

January 19 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Sunday and Friday, repeating until February 29, 2020

One event on October 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 26, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Medieval Times, 149 Polito Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 United States
$37 – $54
Boys cheering on the knights at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament in New Jersey photo credit Jersey Family Fun

Get the lowest price on tickets to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournaments in New Jersey. It's a family-friendly themed dinner and show with medieval knights, horses and a queen in North Jersey.

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