Last updated: 9/15/2012
Paterson, New Jersey
Street Address
4 spruce street
Paterson, NJ 07501
Mailing Address
274 E 4th St
Clifton, NJ 07011
phone: 973-546-1824
Sunday, Saturday1 PM - 6 PM
Wednesday7 PM - 11 PM
Weds 7pm-11pm open meetings; Weekdays by appointment
Free. Donations Accepted.
Museum Type(s)
Col Rob Burrows, History Curator
phone: 973-546-1824
Christine Conforti, Exec Director/Art Curator
Jim Riley, Board Member/Building Superintendent
phone: 973-652-6727

Brick and cut sandstone building housing history and art displays. A space for artists and historians to assemble and enjoy the many facets of both worlds.


To continue the preservation of the site and continue as a living educational facility for all ages in art and history of the "Cradle of American Industry" Paterson, NJ.


1794 Wheelhouse built by Peter Colt and 1812/1840 boiler room section of the Ivanhoe Paper Mill. Part of the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park. Located on the Raceway. 1980 restoration which is ongoing.

Artifact Collections

Ivanhoe and Paterson collections

Research Collections

In process of organizing

Educational Programs
  • Art classes for children and adults
  • Historic Film presentations
  • Art Shows
  • Music performances

Brick one and two floor building 75x150 foot. Half restored. Patio overlooking raceway and small waterfall

Performance Areas


Ivanhoe Artists Mosaic inc

Non Profit 501(3)(c3)


Wheelchair Accessible


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