Permanent Exhibits

  • MACHINE & LOCOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES   The machine shops of Paterson developed a reputation for employing the best men and producing the finest machinery in the United States. This is where the earliest machines that would spin and weave cotton were constructed and maintained. The first......

  • WELCOME TO PAQUAPICK THE PLACE OF NOISY WATERS   Archaeological evidence indicates that the first inhabitants of North America migrated there from Asia approximately 15,000 years ago, they are called Paleo-Indians and without knowing it, they crossed into Alaska as they followed animals such as the mammoth, mastodon,......

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  • THE WRIGHT YEARS   The Wright Aeronautical Corporation traces its history to the 1909 Wright Company of Dayton, Ohio, founded by aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright. In 1916, their company merged with Glen L. Martin leading to the formation of the Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation,......

Other Exhibits

Holland Submarines
Mineral Collection
Colt Paterson Collection
Fire Fighting Collection
Patent Medicines & Nursing
Lou Costello Playhouse