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

Summer Adventure Series

Children will explore science, history and the arts in an inspiring historic environment:

Nature Before Noon (7-8′s),  July 7-11

Secrets of the Civil War (9-12′s) July 28-Aug. 1

Summer in the Secret Garden (9-12′s) Aug. 11-15

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

“Controversies” Speaker Series

The Controversies exhibit explores local history events of national significance: the Antoine LeBlanc trial and execution;  immigration issues as depicted by Thomas Nast,  and the 1976 Karen Ann Quinlan “right to die” case. Speakers join us at 4:30pm on the first Sunday of each month thru June.  Sunday, May 4, Virginia Dyer Vogt discusses Nineteenth Century Morristown’s Most Heinous Crime Tickets available 1-4:30pm on the day of the program (no advance sales). Additional Info…

NJ Exhibit & Speaker Series

Made in New Jersey: A Celebration of Decorative and Fine Arts  showcases MHHM’s collection of New Jersey stoneware, silver, and fine art.  Join us for a Spring Speaker Series in conjunction with the exhibit:  Joseph G. Bilby presents 350 Years of New Jersey History, From Stuyvesant to Sandy  on May 11.  More details…

Shop Locally!

The Museum Shop carries a number of Thomas Nast items including ornaments, Christmas cards and other gifts year ‘round, as well as gifts and stationary with images inspired by our decorative arts collections.  Come see what we have! During touring hours, Wed., Thur. and Sun. 1-4pm.



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 admission are sold at 3 p.m.

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