Morris County and Morristown NJ offers much in the way of historic getaways, cultural heritage, parks and recreation, wedding and banquet facilities, meeting spaces, cultural venues and events.
The Morris Museum, the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, Revolutionary War sites and Morristown National Historical Park are just a few of the world class attractions that we have to offer travelers to New Jersey. Ideally located 25 miles west of New York City, Morris County makes a perfect location for a diverse vacation with your family.
Macculloch Hall is one of more than 1,300 museums across America
to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day, May 28, 2012 through Labor Day, September 3, 2012. The free admission program is available to active-duty military and their family members (military ID holder and up to five family members). Active duty military include Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. The complete list of participating museums is available at www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums
The Museum is open for house and exhibit tours on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. The last tickets for admission are sold at 3 p.m. Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4. Members and children under 5 are free. Tours will visit second floor gallery exhibits including "The Other Side of War: The Civil War on the Home Front” and the Thomas Nast gallery. Visitors to Macculloch Hall will also have the opportunity to enjoy the colorful and elegant gardens. The gardens were restored in the 1950s by the Garden Club of Morristown and are planted for seasonal bloom. Garden performances will take place on Sundays starting August 26th, see the museum website for more information. The Museum is closed on Sunday May 27th, Wednesday July 4th and Sunday September 2nd. For information, call the Museum weekdays at (973) 538-2404, visit our website www.maccullochhall.org or find us on Facebook. Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, 45 Macculloch Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960.
Macculloch Hall Tour Docent. Photo courtesy of Stan Freeny