Things To Do

Note: The Ford Mansion and Wick House are closed until sometime in late spring 2024 due to conservation and renovation work. Check for more information on this website and the park Facebook page.

Morristown National Historical Park offers a wide variety of activities for individuals and families. Explore museums and exhibits, hike through Jockey Hollow and the Revolutionary War Winter Encampment, or join a ranger program. Shop at the Eastern National Museum store at the Washington's Headquarters Museum or the Jockey Hollow Visitor Center for books, artwork, postcards, and items for kids of all ages. Talk to rangers and volunteers at the Visitor Center or Museum who will assist you and answer any questions you may have. Visit us soon and discover your national park. If you have any questions please contact the Washington's Headquarters Museum at 973-539-2016 ext.210 or Jockey Hollow Visitor Center at 973-543-4030 or by email.

Ranger Programs

Ranger Programs are a great way to get the inside story on Morristown National Historical Park, whether you are a local who visits every day or a tourist in town for a few hours. Check the calendar to find out when and where to meet for programs.

Outdoor Activities

Jockey Hollow is a great place to get out and experience the history of the American Revolution, as well as hike, bird watch, bike ride and other outdoor activies in all seasons. Check out the Outdoor Activities page for ideas to get out and enjoy the great outdoors.

Guided Tours

One of our most popular activities, a guided tour of the Ford Mansion allows guests to see the historic home where General Washington spent six months during the American Revolutionary War during a hard, cold winter. Check the Guided Tours page for more information about how to join a tour.

Last updated: February 2, 2024

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30 Washington Place
Morristown, NJ 07960


973.539.2016 x210
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