Members Only Ballantine House Tours

An urban mansion and National Historic Landmark, The Ballantine House has stood on Washington Street since 1885. Who were the Ballantines? How has Newark grown and changed around the House? Step back in time into reimagined galleries, new multi-sensory experiences, and enlivened historical rooms that reveal unseen stories of Newark. In this special tour, learn about the city’s industries, its diverse communities, and the people who made life in the home possible.

These Ballantine House tours are exclusively for members. Not a member? Join today.

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Attributed to the Belcher Mosaic Glass Company, Stair landing window, 1885. Lead, glass, wood. Purchase 1937 | 37.646.11.19. Photo by Richard Goodbody

Installation view, The Ballantine House Parlor (detail), 1885. The Newark Museum of Art, 2022. Photo by Richard Goodbody

George Edward Harney, The Ballantine House, 1885. The Newark Museum of Art, 2023. Photo by Richard Goodbody