• Reenatctors try to stay warm outside soldier huts in Jockey Hollow


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  • Mandatory All Employee Staff Meeting

    The Visitor Center, Wick House, Museum and the Ford Mansion will be closed Friday Sept 5 from 11:30am to 2pm for a mandatory all employee meeting. Tours of the Ford Mansion will resume at 2pm. Sorry for the inconvience. Call 973-539-2016 ext.210 for info.

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 Ford Mansion that was 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 20 visitors per tour. Tickets are on a first come first served basis.

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

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

Jockey Hollow

We are currently out of Jockey Hollow Hiking Trail maps. Please print maps before your visit to hike through Jockey Hollow.
Download Jockey Hollow Hiking Trail Map.

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?

brown bess lock

The Brown Bess was the standard issue infantry musket for the British Army. By 1770, the specifications of the weapon included a 39 inch length barrel, 14 pound weight, and a .75 calibre bullet.