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 Sunday, September 6, 2015 in honor of Labor Day). 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

Please join us Wednesdays at noon in August and September for this free event, courtesy of the Morristown & Morris Township Library.  Pre-school children and their caregivers can bring their lunch and enjoy stories under the old beech tree.  Please enter the garden through the driveway gate.

Lecture by Linda Barth

Join us on Sunday, September 13th at 4:30 pm to hear Linda Barth, author and canal enthusiast, discuss the people, bridges, and locks that made the Delaware & Raritan Canal a success.

Cool Women return!

Please join us on Sunday, September 20th, at 4:00 pm for Poets in the Garden when Cool Women return to the lawn.  For more information: Cool Women


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.