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Grounds For Sculpture

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.

18 Fairgrounds Rd
Trenton, New Jersey 08619
609.586.0616
www.groundsforsculpture.org

 

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

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

Updike Farmstead
354 Quaker Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
609.921.6748
www.princetonhistory.org

 

Prices: Admission is $4 (free for HSP Members!)

Hours: Wednesday – Sunday 12-4 PM with free hours on Thursdays from 4-7pm.

 
 

Morven Museum

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
609.924.8144
www.morven.org

 
 

New Jersey State Museum

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
609.292.6464
www.statemuseum.nj.gov/

 

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.

 
 

New Jersey State Police Museum and Learning Center

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
River Road
West Trenton, New Jersey 08628
609.882.2000
www.njspmuseum.org

 

Prices: Free

Hours: 10am-4pm Monday Thru Friday, Saturday & Group Tours by Appointment, Closed Sunday and State Holidays.

 
 

Northlandz

Enter Northlandz and enjoy the Great American Railway, La Peep Dollhouse, the Raritan River Railway, the Doll Museum, the Music Hall and the Art Gallery all under one roof.

495 Highway 202 South
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
908.782.4022
www.northlandz.com

 

Prices: Adults $13.75, Children $9.75, Children under 2 FREE.

Hours: Monday 10:30am-4:00pm; Tuesday Closed; Wednesday-Friday 10:30am-4:00pm; Saturday-Sunday 10:30am-5:30pm.

 
 

Old Barracks Museum

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
609.396.1776
www.barracks.org

 

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.

 
 

Princeton Doll & Toy Museum

The Princeton Doll and Toy Museum displays the evolution of dolls and toys from the 1600′s to present. The permanent collection and quarterly special exhibits offer many fine examples of dolls and toys of all types.

8 Somerset Street
Hopewell, New Jersey 08525
609.333.8600
www.princetondollandtoy.org

 

Prices: $5 per adult, $3 per child. Street parking is available.

Hours: Open Monday, Friday & Saturday from 10:00am-5:00pm.

 
 

Princeton University Art Museum

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.

McCormick Hall
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey 08544
609.258.3788
www.princetonartmuseum.org

 

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.

 

Rockingham State Historic Site

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
609.683.7132
www.rockingham.net

 

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.

 
 

Washington Crossing Historic Park

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.

355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, New Jersey 08560
609.737.0623
www.ushistory.org/washingtoncrossing/visit/index.htm

 

Prices: Free

Hours: Open 10am – 4pm seasonally. Check website for details