April was Poetry Month at Macculloch Hall, even though our twenty-year-old series of poetry readings, Poets in the Garden, traditionally takes place in late summer: “Sweet is the breeze when vernal Zephyrs play,” wrote founder, George P. Macculloch, in 1815, in a thank you note for a pair of fans presented to his wife, Louisa […]
Hours and Location
Museum: Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday: 1:00-4:00pm. Group tours welcome by appointment, Sunday-Friday.
Gardens: Daily 9:00am-5:00pm. FREE.
Office: Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pmFor updates on weather-related closings please find us on Facebook (no account needed). Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave.Morristown, N.J. 07950
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 3:00 pm.
Adult/senior tours and special garden access are scheduled by appointment 973-538-2404, ext. 11.
School Groups are welcome by appointment 973-538-2404, ext. 16.
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!
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Dr. Patricia Pongracz
(973) 538-2404, ext. 11
Alice Duer Miller and Women’s Rights In 1915 in an essay in the Saturday Evening Post, former President William Howard Taft wrote, “The longer the extension of the franchise to women waits, the better they will be prepared for it.” In response, Alice Duer Miller (1874-1942) wrote the following in her syndicated column “Are Women […]
Watching the Oscar Awards can make one think back to movies made during Hollywood’s “Golden Age.” If you have seen the 1935 Jerome Kern movie musical Roberta starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, you may have noticed the story line credit Alice Duer Miller (1874-1942) taken from her novel Gowns by Roberta. The film followed […]