The story of Paterson’s locomotive manufactures is an integral part of Paterson’s history. Located in the former Roger’s Locomotive Erecting Shop, the Paterson Museum is focused on educating people about the importance of Paterson’s locomotive production and its effects on the world....

The North Jersey Mineralogical Society is one of the Paterson Museum’s oldest partners. Founded in 1945, the Museum’s curator William C. Casperson served as the Society’s first chairperson....

Founded in 2017, the Paterson Museum Foundation is the non-profit organization which assists the Paterson Museum by providing funding for a variety of museum projects, including artifact acquisition and conservation, exhibit displays, and archival preservation....

Founded in 2021, by The African Shore Community Development Corporation, the goal of the African Shore Museum is to establish a special interest Museum....

This virtual exhibit is the result of a collaboration between the China National Silk Museum, the Center for Chinese Art of William Paterson University and the Paterson Museum. Incorporating 84 artifacts from 41 museums in 15 countries, the exhibition details the origin, development and transmission...

Shakespeare at the Museum: Shakespeare is back at the Paterson Museum this Fall! On September 23rd and September 24th visitors may find themselves transported to Elizabethan times....

International Mother Language Day commemorates the death of college students Abdus Salam, Abul Barkat, Rafiq Uddin Ahmed, Abdul Jabbar, and Shafiur Rahman at the hands of Pakistani troops on February 21st, 1952 while peacefully protesting the right to speak the Bengali language....

The Paterson Great Falls has dual, sometimes conflicting, identities. The first, as a natural wonder, a scenic beauty and a tourist attraction. The second, as a source of power, providing the energy needed by the industries that developed into the City of Paterson....

Word Seed, Inc. and the Paterson Museum have teamed up to create the Paterson Poetry Workshop Series. These workshops are presented as a prequel to the Paterson Poetry Exhibit to be held at the Museum in spring 2022. Some of the poetry generated from these...