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William Trent House Museum

Closed Now: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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In the middle of Trenton???

My nephew came to see me and needed to visit a bunch of historical places for a summer project. I... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Lisa S
Such a great place.

I never really knew too much about slavery in this area, until I visited the Museum, and other... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Trenton, New Jersey
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  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
7 Dec 2017
“In the middle of Trenton???”
27 Apr 2017
“Such a great place.”
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15 Market St, Trenton, NJ 08611-2147
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

My nephew came to see me and needed to visit a bunch of historical places for a summer project. I took him here because my dad had loved the idea that this historical house was right in the middle of Trenton! I had issues finding...More

3  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I never really knew too much about slavery in this area, until I visited the Museum, and other history was presented very nicely.

Thank mariamcconnaughey
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a great place to stop at in Trenton on your Revolutionary Tour. Great for families or by yourself.

Thank katevigg
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Visited with my wife during a mid west/mid Atlantic road trip. It was a Sunday and we arrived just before it opened at 12.30pm. We were the only visitors during our 75 minute stay and were treated to a very personal guided tour of the...More

Thank Geoffers1817
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Seven of us arrived unannounced about mid day. The pre-entrance is in carriage house next door. The Guide on duty was nice enough to open up the actual house and give us "the tour." They have a number of artifacts from the old days; and...More

1  Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Interesting House and tour with many early American items. Tour of the house takes about 40 minutes.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Long before Washington crossed the Delaware, prosperous merchant William Trent decided to build a beautiful summer home, just north of Philadelphia. He and his young wife, Mary Coddington, shared the home with at least two of their youngest children; first as a vacation spot...then, on...More

3  Thank Sam R
Reviewed 22 July 2015

i work across the street from the trent house , it was a nice tour , also knowing where the name trenton came from ,

Thank Judi v
Reviewed 13 July 2015

So much goes on here. Check their web site but it is a must see. Hard to believe this is where Trent decided to make is summer home.

Thank Charlestontourist58
Reviewed 19 April 2015

This is by far the oldest building in New Jersey... as if the entire city of Trenton was built around this building! Interestingly, I learned a lot about the erstwhile owner of this house Sir William Trent, and the ways by which the family members...More

1  Thank ketan_ved
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