Exhibits at The Mahwah Museum
The Mahwah Museum and Donald Cooper Model Railroad will be closed for the Summer after June 21, 2017. We will reopen in September, 2017. The Old Station Museum and Caboose will be open June 25, 2017- September 2017 Sundays 2-4 pm.
June 21, 2017 will be the last day to see these two exhibits.
We are featuring two exhibits for the 2016-2017 season, “Mahwah’s Herstory” and “Medicine in Mahwah”.
The Mahwah Museum is located at 201 Franklin Turnpike, Mahwah, NJ 07430.
Admission to the museum is $5, free for museum members.
**Please note: We cannot process credit cards inside the museum.***
The first exhibit, “Mahwah’s Herstory: The Changing Roles of Women in Mahwah’s History”, examines the role of women in Mahwah’s history, starting with its first settler, Blandina Bayard, and continuing through to 1960. It highlights women’s activities, including pioneering and farming, changing roles in the workforce, and women’s accomplishments in the arts, in charitable organizations and in social reforms.
Our second exhibit, “Medicine in Mahwah”, highlights the history of medicine in Mahwah. It examines the growth and development of the medical field with highlights on Mahwah’s practitioners, their methods, and instruments throughout various periods.
The Museum is open for the 2016-2017 season featuring, aside from our new exhibits, our permanent exhibits: Les Paul in Mahwah and The Donald Cooper Model Railroad, which is open weekends ONLY 1-4 pm. The Museum is open weekends and Wednesdays from 1-4 pm.; admission is $5 for non-members; members and children are free.