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, May 24, 2015 in honor of Memorial Day). Garden: M-F 9am – 4pm & Sun. 1 – 4pm.  For our weather-related open/closed status, please find us on Facebook (no account needed). 

Spring Speaker Series

Please join us on Sunday, April 26 at 4:30 pm to hear Joe Macasek, President of the Canal Society of New Jersey, discuss “The Morris Canal and the Morris Canal Greenway.”

2015 Spring Speaker Series

Arbor Day for Homeschool Families

On Friday, April 24, join other homeschool families from 1-4 pm for a variety of fun, hands-on activities for all ages in the Museum’s garden. 

Family Program Arbor Day flyer

Family Activities for National Public Gardens Day, May 8, 2015

Enjoy an afternoon of family activities in the Macculloch Hall garden including a scavenger hunt and a study of plant life. This is a free annual event from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. Pre-registration is required at (973) 538-2404 ext. 16.


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 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.

Annual Giving Appeal

As the year draws to a close, would you consider supporting Macculloch Hall Historical Museum and Gardens? Your support is critical to the ongoing viability of the Museum and its significant contribution to the richness of cultural and educational life in Morris County.

Memberships, admissions and grants only cover a portion of our operating budget. Your contribution helps bridge the gap so we can provide the community with exhibits and innovative programs, calming garden spaces, and a place to explore the largest collection of political cartoonist Thomas Nast's original work in the nation.

Thank you for your support!

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Website photos by Stan Freeny

Media Contact

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