Bell Works Operating Hours, and Other Burning FAQs

For decades, Bell Labs was cloaked in mystery. If you didn’t work here or know someone who did, you likely never even stepped foot into the mirrored building. Now in its reincarnation as Bell Works, the 2 million square foot space is open to the public, but set back a mile into the trees, there’s still a little mystery surrounding it.

When is it open? Is there anywhere to eat? Can I have my wedding there? Just a few of the FAQs the Bell Works team fields everyday. Here now is a collection of the questions niggling at our fans’ and followers’ minds.

Is Bell Works open to the public?

Yes! The metroburb is open to the public on the ground floor. The upper and lower levels of our building are occupied by private tenants, and so are off limits. The ground floor is open to the public and includes interactive public spaces, shops, eateries, the Holmdel Library, and even an outdoor roof deck – and all have FREE access to WIFI. We ask that you steer clear of spaces that are still under construction.

What are the building hours?*

Monday – 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Tuesday – 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Wednesday – 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Thursday – 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday – 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday – 6 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday * – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

*All retail closed on Sunday. As new restaurants and retailers open here, expect to see extended hours.

Do you provide tours of the facility?

Occasionally we offer tours to select groups. Stay tuned for news of our next tour.

How do I get to Bell Works from New York City?

We provide a shuttle service to and from the Hazlet train station to our little city in the suburbs. The shuttle departs promptly from the Hazlet station after arrivals from New York Penn Station and leaves from the Bell Works main entrance 20 minutes prior to train departures.

Shuttle pickups available for the following morning trains from Penn Station: (please note that these are departure times from Penn Station)

5:32 a.m., 6:20 a.m., 7:01 a.m., 7:44 a.m., 8:45 a.m.

Bell Works evening pickups are 20 min prior to following trains to Penn Station:

3:14 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 5:09 p.m., 5:59 p.m., 6:56 p.m.

Be sure to check the NJ Transit schedule for updated times, or just visit the screens in the lobby here. Also be sure to download the Bell Works shuttle app to get real-time transportation info. The TransitScreen GO app is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Don’t have an Apple product? No worries! Visit here to access the schedule. Use code NQRR on the app and online to access.

The Bell Works shuttle service runs to and from the Hazlet train station to our little city in the suburbs.

What are your retail store hours?

Holmdel Library & Learning Center

Monday – 1 – 9 p.m.

Tuesday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday – 1 – 9 p.m.

Thursday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday – 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

*Saturday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

*From July 6 – Aug. 31, 2019 – 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Sunday – CLOSED

 The Holmdel Library & Learning Center is home to digital research tools, over 100 digital magazines, comfortable lounge areas and a well-curated print collection.

Holmdel Montessori

Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday – CLOSED

Booskerdoo Coffee & Baking Co.

Monday – Friday – 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sunday – CLOSED

 Tenants enjoy breaking at work for a cup of Booskerdoo coffee.

@ Your Convenience

Monday – Friday – 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

Saturday – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday – CLOSED

Salon Concrete

Monday – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Tuesday – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Wednesday – 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Thursday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday – 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sunday – CLOSED

 Salon Concrete’s second location.

Bell Market


Broadfork Greens + Grains – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Bubz Deli – 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Corbo & Sons – Monday & Friday – 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. ; Tuesday – Thursday – 11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Honeybell Bakery – 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Jozu – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

 Bell Market has five culinary destinations.

City Barn | Country Penthouse

Monday – Friday – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday – CLOSED

City Barn | Country Penthouse

The Hummus & Pita Co.

Monday – Thursday – 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sunday – CLOSED

A fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant serving homemade cuisine in an inviting, contemporary enviornment.

The Bar Method

Open Monday – Saturday with varying class times in the early morning, mid-afternoon and evening. Class schedule here.

The Bar Method is a boutique fitness studio offering barre classes for students of all levels.

Dimension Dental

Monday – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tuesday – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday – 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Thursday – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday – CLOSED

Dr. Elona Kaso, owner of Dimension Dental 

Holmdel Florist

Monday – Friday – 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday – CLOSED

Owners George and Dawn Allen have been in business for over 40 years.

Mezza Luna

Monday – Friday – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday – CLOSED

Anthony and Melissa Imperiale are owners of both Mezza Luna & Estrella Azul.

Estrella Azul

Monday – Friday – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday – CLOSED

OceanFirst Bank

24 Hour ATM Access

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – By appointment only
Sunday: CLOSED

Video Teller Machine Hours:
Monday – Friday – 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

24 Hour ATM Access

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday – By appointment only
Sunday: CLOSED

Video Teller Machine Hours:
Monday – Friday – 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday – 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

In business for over 115 years, OceanFirst is helping its neighbors along their financial journey.

Alchemist Jewelers

Monday – Friday – 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Evening hours available by appointment.

Alchemist Jewelers takes a hands-on approach to custom made jewelry pieces.

How do I host an event at Bell Works?

Whether you’re looking to host a wedding, a festival or a corporate event, Bell Works has a space to meet your needs. Inquire here.

 Our atrium is home to farmers markets, corporate parties and networking events.

What’s the deal with the parking lots? Am I allowed to park anywhere?

Yes, park anywhere as long as the spot does not say ‘Reserved.’ We have four lots around the metroburb, and a fifth visitors lot outside the main entrance. We have four parking areas, red, yellow, blue, and purple, each corresponding to their closest building (yes, Bell Works is actually four distinct buildings connected by a glass enclosed atrium.) Red and blue parking lots correspond to the iCIMS and WorkWave towers respectively. Yellow corresponds to the Guardian Life tower and purple to the JCP&L tower.

When driving here, please enter from the Middletown Road entrance.

How can I lease office space at Bell Works?

From a single desk to an entire floor, Bell Works has pre-built and custom spaces to nurture and grow your business. For more info about leasing, download our guide to growing your business at Bell Works 

 One of many pre-built spaces to nurture and grow your business.

Is Bell Works hiring?

No, the building itself is not, but our tenants are! Take a look at our tenant list here and feel free to reach out individually.

Can I shoot a film there?

Our photography procedure requires that all photographers seeking to use the building for commercial purposes obtain explicit permissions from management who will direct them on requirements. Requests are evaluated on a case by case basis. Please find our photography guidelines here.

When are the shops and the rest of the amenities opening up?

We’ve signed leases and are building out spaces over time. Sign up for our weekly email for the most up-to-date information!

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