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BEautiful art deco and WPA murals!

You'll need to let security know why you're there (just to take photos or experience the rotunda... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
DebMC123
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Princeton, New Jersey
A great historic attraction that also hosts a great meeting.

The Customs House was an excellent venue for a meeting and has great historic information and... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2015
JAK K
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8 Jun 2017
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29 Aug 2016
“BEautiful art deco and WPA murals!”
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Terrific historic building! Security upon entry at check point. Passport Photo Center accross street.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

You'll need to let security know why you're there (just to take photos or experience the rotunda), but it's definitely worth the visit. The rotunda contains beautiful murals and metalwork that are terrific to experience. You'll need to present ID and ensure you don't take...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2015

The Customs House was an excellent venue for a meeting and has great historic information and vendors to experience.

Thank JAK K
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The building--mainly the lobby as that's all you really get to see--is impressive. The State Department Staff is friendly and helpful. If you get same day service you'll be asked to return at 3 pm. What they don't tell you is that you have to...More

Thank Neal B
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Construction started late in 1932, and opened on November 10, 1934, at a cost of more than $3.5 million—this in the height of the Great Depression. Four thousand workers were employed for two years. Distinguished by design quality and a decorative program, the U.S. Custom...More

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