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  • Wednesday Closures

    From March 12th to May 21st, the Ford Mansion, Washington's Headquarters Museum, Jockey Hollow Visitor Center and Wick House will be closed on Wednesdays. This does not effect confirmed school groups. All park grounds will remain open. More »

Things To Know Before You Come

Washington's Headquarters Museum

Three new exhibit galleries, a documentary film, and the Eastern National bookstore are open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Ford Mansion - Washington's Headquarters

Tours of the mansion that was owned by Jacob Ford Jr., and the winter headquarters of General George Washington during the Winter of 1779-1780, are provided daily. Tours begin at the Washington's Headquarters Museum, just down the hill from the mansion.

Tour size will be limited to no more than 20 visitors on each tour with a single tour guide. Spaces for each tour will be on a first come first served basis.

Tickets for each tour are available at the contact desk inside the museum. Tours will be made available at 10 a.m., 11 a.m.,1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., staffing permitting.

For additional information, please call (973) 539-2016 x210.

Jockey Hollow

Visitors hiking along our White/ Grand Loop Trail that borders Lewis Morris County Park should be aware Lewis Morris will be closed for the controlled deer hunts throughout the winter. For more information on Morris County deer hunts call 973-326-7600.

Wick House

The Wick House may close due to limited staff availability or weather conditions. Please check at Visitor Center desk or call 973-543-4030.

Did You Know?

Herbert Hoover

That Herbert Hoover signed the legislation to create Morristown National Historical Park. But it was under Franklin D. Roosevelt's "Works Progress Administration" that the Washington's Headquarters Museum was built.