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.
This summer at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum there are variety of fun things for kids and their families to do.
In July, Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents its “Summer Series” of live music in the historic gardens. Programs include country blues, bluegrass, Japanese drumming and fingerstyle guitar and take place at 4pm each Sunday in July.
The gardens were restored in the 1950s by the Garden Club of Morristown and visitors will have the opportunity to explore through a variety of summer blooms in the gardens and relax on the large lawn during the program. Guests may bring picnics, and are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs and settle back for a late afternoon of great music in a lovely setting.
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents its hands-on program for preschool-age children “Growing in the Garden” this September. A hands-on program for 3 to 5 year olds and their caregivers which meets twice a month to visit the garden at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum year-round and explore environmental topics through a story, walk in the garden, and art project. This summer Growing in the Garden programs include: “Red, White and Blue in the Garden” on Tuesday, July 2nd and “Stop, Look, and Listen for Woodpeckers” on Tuesday, July 16th. “Little Trees, Big Trees” on Tuesday, August 6th and “What’s the Buzz on Honey Bees?” on August 20th. “Finding Fall Flowers” on September 3rd and “Rabbits Running Wild” on September 17th. The Growing in the Garden program takes place from 1:15 to 2 p.m. Limited spaces, pre-registration is required. The cost of the program is $8 per pair (child and caregiver) for Museum members and $12 per pair for non-members. Call (973) 538-2404 ext. 16 or email email@example.com to pre-register.
Starting on August 7th Macculloch Hall Historical Museum will be hosting “Lunch with the Librarian” for preschool children and their caregivers in the gardens each Wednesday at noon in August and September! Bring a chair or blanket and lunch and enjoy stories, courtesy of the Morristown Library. Free admission, enter the garden through the side gate with your blanket and a picnic lunch. Meet under the giant Beech Tree.
Are you looking for summer activities for your child who loves history? Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents “Secrets of the Civil War: Summer Session for Kids” with fun, hands-on activities during the week of August 12 to August 16. Each morning from 9 am to noon, participants will explore a variety of topics- from the frontline of battle to the home front - with the Museum’s Educator.
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum preserves the history of the Macculloch-Miller families, the Morris area community, and the legacy of its founder W. Parsons Todd through its historic site, collections, exhibits, and educational and cultural programs. The Museum is open for house and exhibit tours on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. The last tour leaves at 3pm. Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4. Members and children under 5 are free. The gardens are open (free of charge) during Museum hours. Please check our website for any holiday closings. The museum is closed on Thursday July 4th, for the Labor Day holiday on Sunday September 1st and Monday September 2nd. Call (973) 538-2404 ext. 10, visit our website www.maccullochhall.org or find us on Facebook. Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, 45 Macculloch Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960. Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is a nonprofit educational affiliate of the W. Parsons Todd Foundation.