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). 

Summer Adventure Program Announced!

Sign up your Scouts in one of our fun, fascinating programs for Brownie Girl Scouts, Junior Girl Scouts and Webelos Scouts this July and August.  Scouts can earn badges at these programs but other children are welcome to participate.

Growing in the Garden

Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall – come visit the garden at Macculloch Hall!  This year-round, hands-on art program for 3 to 5 year olds and their caregivers uses nature found in Macculloch Hall’s garden.  The program includes a story, a walk in the garden, and an art project.  The program meets indoors during inclement weather.  Pre-registration is required at (973) 538-2404 ext. 16. Growing in the Garden Flyer 

Spring Speaker Series

Please join us on Sunday, May 31, at 4:30 pm to hear Nancy and Ken Miller discuss the challenges of restoring and caring for their home, the Thomas Nast House, a National Historic Landmark.

2015 Spring Speaker Series

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.  New this year is our signature Nast ornament for 2015. 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