The Krueger mansion holds a piece of Newark NJ history that is too precious to forget. The house has 6 story tower with balcony with 360 degree view of the city. It was one of the first houses with an elevator, the largest house in Newark.
In the mid 90's restoration plans were developed and started. However, due to cost overruns and waning interest the restoration process was halted after about 7 years.
The mansion was a monument of success for Gottfried Krueger, one of the big 5 beer brewers. He was a German immigrant who worked his way up from sweeping floors in his uncles brewery. The mansion had 3 stories 40 rooms and a brass domed stained glass obelisk, the home was extremely opulent. The mansion was completed in 1889 and cost $250k, the most expensive home in the city.
The Krueger family moved out after World War I and the mansion was then sold to a construction company and then the Scottish Rite Masons. It has been said that Ed Koch once worked in the coatroom . Th…
Visit NJ's Liberty Science Center for a day of fun and activities for the entire family. The Liberty Science center offers many interactive exhibits covering all aspects of science and industry. These exhibits are designed to inspire group participation as part of the learning experience for all age groups.
NJ's Liberty Science Center
The Liberty Science Center is located near the banks of the Hudson River in Liberty State Park Jersey city NJ.
Its location makes it possible to extend your day trip to tour the statute of liberty and Ellis island. You could also just enjoy a few hours in Liberty State park which offers dramatic views of Lower Manhattan, Statute of Liberty as well as two world class restaurants for fine dining.
Visit The Liberty Science Center's Website by clicking here to plan your trip.