Welcome to Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

An 1810 historic house museum with period rooms, changing exhibits & gardens, featuring the nation’s largest collection of original art by political cartoonist Thomas Nast. Regular hours: Wed, Thurs & Sun.  1 – 4pm.  Office: M-F 9am – 4pm (closed Friday, July 3, 2015 in honor of July Fourth). Garden: M-F 9am – 4pm & Sun. 1 – 4pm.  For our weather-related open/closed status, please find us on Facebook (no account needed). 

July Concert Series in the Garden

Please join us in the garden on four Sundays in July at 4:00 pm for our summer concert series. Generous support for the series is provided by Turpin Real Estate. 

 Click here for Concert Flyer

Growing in the Garden Series

A year-round, hands-on art program for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month.  The program includes an art project and a walk in the garden.

Click here for Garden Flyer 

Summer Adventure Programs Announced!

Sign up your Scouts in one of our fun, fascinating programs for Brownie Girl Scouts, Junior Girl Scouts and Webelos Scouts this July and August.  Scouts can earn badges at these programs but other children are welcome to participate.


Regular hours: Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays from 1pm to 4 pm. The gardens are open Monday through Friday 9am - 4pm and Sundays 1 - 4pm unless posted otherwise. Please find us on Facebook (no account needed) for updates on the Museum's open/closed status in the event of severe weather.

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum's offices are open Monday - Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.


General Admission: Adults $8; Seniors $6; Students (over 12) $6; Children 6-12 $4. Members & Children 5 & under are admitted free.

First tour begins at 1:15, last tour begins at 3:15 (galleries are self-guided). The last tickets for tour admission are sold at 3 pm.

Adult/senior tours, site rentals (corporate, business, or nonprofit organizations only) and garden use are scheduled by appointment only (973) 538-2404 x15. School Groups by appointment only (973) 538-2404 x16.

Media Contact

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Karen Hollywood
(973) 538-2404 ext. 15

Free Museum Admissions!

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum participates in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (narmassociation.org) which entitles our members to free admission to more than 700 arts, cultural, and historical institutions, children’s museums and botanical gardens.

Become a member to take advantage of this great benefit - and so many more!

Active Military and their Familes Visit Free!

BlueStarMuseums logoMacculloch Hall Historical Museum is a proud participant in the "Blue Star Museums" Network.  As part of the network, Macculloch Hall offers free admission to all active military personnel and up to five family members until September 3rd. Please present military ID for free admission.