Have Some Fun at These Local Indoor Attractions This January

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We know that the temperature is dropping, but that doesn’t mean that you need to stay holed up in your Gaslight Commons apartment – there is lots to do near South Orange where the only outdoor venturing you will need to do is a short drive!

If January has got you feeling a little stir crazy, then take the family or your friends to these local indoor attractions to keep you busy all winter long. From movies, to planetariums, to malls and more, there is something for everyone to do this weekend!


Thomas Edison National Historic Park, located at 211 Main St, West Orange which is 10 minutes away from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is the home and laboratory of Thomas Edison including historical artifacts and archives.

Thomas Edison’s home and laboratory are a step back in time, when machines were run by belts and pulleys and music was played on phonographs. Discover where America’s greatest inventor changed our world forever!


New Jersey Performing Arts Center, located at 1 Center St, Newark which is 15 minutes from your Gaslight Commons apartment, is one of the largest performing arts centers in the United States and always has something new and exciting going on.

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center celebrates diversity in their presenting of arts and entertainment and they also are a huge leader when it comes to arts education for children as well as civic engagement and economic development.


Thomas Edison National Historic Park

211 Main St, West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 736-0550



New Jersey Performing Arts Center

1 Center St, Newark, NJ 07102

(888) 466-5722


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