Grounds For Sculpture is a 42-acre public sculpture park dedicated to promoting an understanding of and appreciation for contemporary sculpture for all people. Children’s programs are held throughout the year.
80 Sculptors Way
Hamilton, New Jersey 08619
Prices: Adults $10, Students and Seniors $8, Children $6, Children under 5 Free, Members Free. On-site parking is available and FREE.
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-6pm. Open year-round.
The Historical Society of Princeton has amassed, recorded, and exhibited a collection of over 40,000 artifacts, manuscripts, photographs, decorative arts objects, artworks, and articles of clothing dating from the 17th century to the present. It showcases
354 Quaker Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
Prices: Admission is $4 (free for HSP Members!)
Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 12-4 PM with free hours on Thursdays from 4-7pm.
A National Historic Landmark, Morven is the former New Jersey Governor’s Mansion that showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Garden State.
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
The Museum houses 4 museums in 1: Archaeology & Ethology, Cultural History, Fine Art and Natural History, along with a Planetarium. The Museum provides a plethera of children’s programming, including the popular Second Saturday performances.
205 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
Prices: Free. Park in the lot behind the State House or use metered parking on West State Street in front of the Museum. Free parking on Weekends is available in employee parking lots adjacent to and behind the Museum.
Hours: Tuesday — Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm Sunday, noon to 5:00pm. Closed Mondays & State Holidays.
A visit to the New Jersey State Police Museum & Learning Center provides the opportunity to learn the distinguished history of the nation’s most diversified state law enforcement agency.
New Jersey State Police Headquarters
West Trenton, New Jersey 08628
Hours: 10am-4pm Monday Thru Friday, Saturday & Group Tours by Appointment, Closed Sunday and State Holidays.
Today, the Old Barracks serves as an educational center for Colonial and American history, and stands as the last remaining structure of its kind. The Old Barracks staff provides daily tours and interpretations of American colonial life.
101 Barrack Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08608
Prices: $8 Adults, $6 Seniors (62 & over) and students (age 6 and above) with ID, Free for kids 5 and under with families and Association Members.
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10a.m. to 5 p.m., Closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24-25, Jan. 1 and Easter.
What a privilege to have a museum right in our own backyard! And not just any museum, but one of the leading university art museums in the country! The Princeton University Art Museum offers a wide range of age appropriate, organized tours.
Princeton, New Jersey 08544
Prices: FREE. There is on-street metered parking available as well as commercial parking lots located on Chambers and Hulfish streets.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm; Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm. The museum is closed on New Year’s Day, Fourth of July and Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Once the home of George Washington, Rockingham Historic Site maintains a fine collection of 18th century furnishings, Children’s Museum and Colonial kitchen garden.
84 Laurel Avenue
Kingston, New Jersey 08528
Prices: Free. Parking is Free.
Hours: Guided Tours ONLY Wednesday through Saturday at 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm. Sundays at 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday and certain holidays.
From this site, General George Washington and men of the Continental Army and militia crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night 1776 and marched to Trenton, New Jersey.
1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania 18977
Hours: Open 10am – 4pm seasonally. Check website for details
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