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 July 4).  Garden: M-F 9am – 4pm & Sun. 1 – 4pm.  For our weather-related open/closed status, please find us on Facebook (no account needed).

Lunch with the Librarian

Wednesdays at noon, August – September: Pre-school children (ages 2-5) and their caregivers are invited to bring a chair or blanket and enjoy stories in the garden with the Children’s Librarian from the Morristown & Morris Township Library. Meets indoors in inclement weather. Free admission, enter through driveway gate.

Summer Adventure Series

Spaces still available! Children will explore science, history and the arts in an inspiring historic environment. The last program in the series is Summer in the Secret Garden (9-12 years old) Aug. 11-15.  Introduce your children to the classic book, and to Morristown’s own favorite “secret garden” behind the Museum!

Download the brochure, contact our  Museum Educator to register, or learn more about our Education programs.

Historic District House Tour

Save the Date! On October 19, 2014, 11am – 5pm, please join us for  “A Walk Through Time” and enjoy a self-guided Historic District House Tour of eight remarkable properties in one of Morristown’s most prestigious historic neighborhoods. Tickets available online July 15. Sponsored by MilleaBroslogo colorsm

“Made in NJ” Exhibit

Made in New Jersey: A Celebration of Decorative and Fine Arts  showcases MHHM’s collection of New Jersey stoneware, silver, and fine art. On view in the Upstairs Gallery through October, 2014 during touring hours.


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.

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Website photos by Stan Freeny

Media Contact

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