Plan A Field Trip
Morristown National Historical Park offers a variety of activities suitable for visiting educational groups. Both self-guided and ranger-led experiences are available, although staff limitations are such that park personnel cannot be provided for all group visits. The information below is intended for groups planning either a self-guided or ranger-led trip.
Jockey Hollow Visitor Center, is located off 202 and Tempe Wick rd, the visitor center offers restrooms, a 15-minute film, a large painting of the encampment area,reproduction hut, and a bookstore. Short orientation talks are usually available to groups reserving ahead; call 973 285 0126. The visitor center is open daily. 9am to 5pm.
Washington's Headquarters' is Located at 30 Washington Place Morristown, NJ. The museum offers restrooms, a 30-minute film, three exhibit rooms, and a bookstore. Guided tours of historic home are at 11am, 1pm and 3pm daily. Groups should make reservations 3 to 4 weeks ahead; call 973 285 0126. Museum open daily. 9am to 5pm.
Entrance Fees the park entrance fee, is $4 per adult at Washington's Headquarters
Fee Waivers may be granted to school groups that will be using the park for non-recreational purposes. Fee waivers for educational groups are not necessary if students are under 16 years of age. If all participants are 16 years or older and are visiting the park for educational purposes, groups should then bring in a Tax Exempt form.
Ranger-led filed trip
Did You Know?
John Adams defended the British soldiers accused of murder after the Boston Massacre so well, that a Massachusetts jury found six of the eight not guilty by reason of self defense. Two were found guilty of manslaughter.