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Free-Time Activities

University Exhibitions

Art Museum. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.–5 p.m.
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Firestone Library. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, noon–5 p.m.
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  • Cotsen Children’s Library: Interactive exhibition for children ages 9 to 12 in Firestone Library. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, noon–5 p.m.
  • Department of Rare Books and Special Collections: Tours are available Monday through Friday. 9 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. Phone 609-258-3184 to arrange a tour.
  • Exhibition Gallery: Main Gallery. First floor. Monday through Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Leonard L. Milberg ’53 Gallery for the Graphic Arts: Second floor. Monday through Sunday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Lucas Gallery. 185 Nassau Street. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Closed weekends.
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School of Architecture. Exhibition Gallery, Architecture Building. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, noon–5 p.m.

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. 65 Olden Street. Monday through Friday, 8:45 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
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Campus Tours and Facilities of General Interest

Front Campus. A number of historic landmarks pre-dating the Revolutionary War and a variety of modern buildings attract campus visitors regularly. One-hour tours are conducted by student guides (the Orange Key Guide Service) throughout the year. For schedules, refer to the website www.princeton.edu/main/visiting/tours or call 609-258-3060. Groups of 20 or more require reservations. Tours are suspended on Saturday afternoon during the P-rade, and Tuesday morning during Commencement.

University Chapel. Open daily, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Fine Hall Eisenhart Lounge. View from 13th floor. Tuesday, Commencement Day, from 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Prospect Gardens. Visitors welcome.

Frist Campus Center. Information about Princeton, dining facilities, public telephones. Open daily, 9 a.m.–midnight.


Self-Guided Tours

Gargoyles of Princeton University. Publication (.pdf, 5 x 7 in., 52 pages).
Sculpture of Princeton University. Publication (.pdf, 5 x 7 in., 52 pages).


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Walking Tours of Historic Princeton
Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park trails information
42-acre landscaped Grounds for Sculpture park