Things to do around Rutgers and New Brunswick, NJ

The Central Jersey Convention & Visitors Bureau has an inside scoop on the latest and greatest attractions in the Rutgers and New Brunswick, NJ areas. Whether you are exploring a museum, reserving a tee time on the golf course, or marveling at our beautiful chapels and gardens, you will never run out of activities. Check out the different things to do around Rutgers University. Click here to learn more about Rutgers University New Brunswick Campus.


Rutgers Gardens

Take a walk through the gorgeous gardens found on the Rutgers campus. These gardens are open year round and are some of the only botanical gardens that require no fee to explore.


Rutgers Golf Course

Looking for a place to take in a round of golf? Rutgers has its own public golf course for you to tee off at.


Rutgers University Geology Museum

The Geology museum features exhibits on geology, natural history, and anthropology, with an emphasis on the natural history of New Jersey.


Kirkpatrick Chapel

Located on the College Ave. campus, Kirkpatrick Chapel is a High Victorian Gothic chapel built in 1873, featuring Louis Comfort Tiffany windows.

Art Museum

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

The Zimmerli Art Museum is one of the largest and most distinguished university-based museums in the country, and is located on the New Brunswick campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The museum collects, preserves, researches, and exhibits world-class works of art to provide the university community and diverse regional, national, international audiences with direct experience of the visual arts. Scholarly activities make art accessible through exhibitions, publications, and educational programs.

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